Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 4.35% 4.55% 2.70%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 75.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Bolton median daily rate £400 £339 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.17% +28.95% +162.50%
10th Percentile £388 £276 £256
90th Percentile £413 £345 £269
Manchester median daily rate £375 £255 £325
% change year-on-year +47.06% -21.54% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -10.34% +7.41% -

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Bolton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 8.70% 6.06% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Bolton median daily rate £263 £339 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.45% +38.87% -15.22%
10th Percentile £256 £276 £213
90th Percentile £384 £345 £339
Manchester median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £14.00 £14.05 £14.44
% change year-on-year -0.34% -2.72% +6.59%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Bolton

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Bolton

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Bolton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (100.00%) X++
1 3 (100.00%) MorphX
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) General Ledger
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MorphX
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft