Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 55 34
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 14 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.98% 0.95% 2.96%
As % of the Applications category 77.78% 13.95% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Devon median daily rate £85 £215 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.47% +32.31% -45.83%
10th Percentile £83 £171 £127
90th Percentile £88 £267 £208
South West median daily rate £288 £219 £298
% change year-on-year +31.43% -26.47% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Devon median hourly rate £12.25 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +21.15% -10.34%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.68 £9.65
90th Percentile £14.80 £19.23 £22.15
South West median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year +26.92% -22.32% +6.25%

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 18 43 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.83% 6.83% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 27 29
Devon median daily rate £85 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -78.75% +33.33% -11.11%
10th Percentile £83 £173 £132
90th Percentile £88 £543 £463
South West median daily rate £338 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -3.57% +9.38% -7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Devon median hourly rate £12.25 £22.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.32% +69.23% -10.34%
10th Percentile £9.81 £14.45 £10.20
90th Percentile £14.80 £43.00 £36.55
South West median hourly rate £20.94 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.89% -2.08% +45.45%

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 14 August 2018. 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
Plymouth +27 7 £85 -
Exeter +4 7 - - 7
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) iPhone
6 2 (14.29%) iPad
6 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (14.29%) Broadband
6 2 (14.29%) SLA
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (7.14%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) SCCM
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 1 (7.14%) Skype

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 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Broadband
1 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support
6 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
1 2 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix