The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 24 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
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter - 4.20% 3.61%
As % of the Applications category - 30.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £205 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.65
% change year-on-year -16.51% +20.90%  

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 Exeter with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9 20 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 5.14% 13.99% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Median daily rate £500 £315 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.73% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Exeter

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA