Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 22 January 2019 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 42 46
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 13 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.80% 2.00% 2.16%
As % of the Applications category 36.11% 34.48% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Devon median daily rate £122 £173 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.57% -52.41% +0.69%
10th Percentile £121 £138 £311
90th Percentile £126 £353 £424
South West median daily rate £320 £285 £232
% change year-on-year +12.28% +22.84% -33.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Devon median hourly rate - £59.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +440.91% -10.20%
South West median hourly rate £38.29 £15.00 £12.93
% change year-on-year +155.23% +15.99% -10.81%

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 Devon with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 36 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 7.74% 5.80% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 11
Devon median daily rate £275 £338 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +64.88% -43.14%
10th Percentile £121 £152 £128
90th Percentile £475 £532 £383
South West median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.06% +122.73% -29.03%
10th Percentile £36.25 £10.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £89.50 £13.00
South West median hourly rate £34.13 £23.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +45.21% -14.55% +52.78%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Devon

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Devon

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Devon

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Devon region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 12 £122 -53.71% 3
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Broadband
4 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) iPhone
4 4 (30.77%) iPad
4 4 (30.77%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Line Management
5 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 2 (15.38%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Android
7 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Broadband
1 4 (30.77%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) IT Support
2 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Officer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) ICT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) ICT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
1 4 (30.77%) iPad
1 4 (30.77%) iPhone
2 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Line Management
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Apple
2 2 (15.38%) SAP