The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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 / Dorset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 5 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.76% 8.70% 8.42%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 75.86% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 7
Median daily rate £250 £163 £121
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% +34.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +3.50% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.42 £14.49 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.19% -9.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.79 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -16.42% +21.36%  

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

Contract Software Application Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8 29 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 6.02% 11.46% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 18
Median daily rate £338 £169 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £139 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £473 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Median hourly rate £25.71 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.22% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.27 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.14 £15.48 £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Dorset

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Dorset

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Dorset

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -7 2 - - 6
Weymouth +2 1 £250 -
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) Pylint
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Black Duck
3 2 (28.57%) Veracode
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) CISA
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) AppScan
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) GIS

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) QGIS
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) AppScan
1 2 (28.57%) Pylint
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Application Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Black Duck
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) Veracode
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago