The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Devon / Exeter
Rank 26 13 20
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.99% 6.67% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 27.27% 55.56% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £180 £120 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £16.25 £10.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £15.50 £13.06
% change year-on-year -12.59% +18.72%  

MS 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 Exeter with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 9 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 7.28% 12.00% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Median daily rate £205 £295 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.50% +136.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £16.25 £10.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +54.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Exeter

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Exeter

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Exeter

MS Office
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Exeter region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Migration Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Migration Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365 Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Software Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft