The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 30 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.

Microsoft Office
Wales / North Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales - - 2.38%
As % of the Applications category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £276
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £13.14
% change year-on-year -8.19% +16.05%  

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 North Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 25.00% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £269 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Wales 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 North Wales

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in North Wales

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in North Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 North Wales region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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 3 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Lotus
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) VMware