Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 10.91% 11.11% 8.00%
As % of the Applications category 85.71% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
North Wales median daily rate £136 - £213
Wales median daily rate £226 £184 £330
% change year-on-year +22.86% -44.32% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
North Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £12.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.56% - -
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £12.13 £12.35
% change year-on-year -9.28% -1.82% -1.20%

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 North Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 12.73% 13.89% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
North Wales median daily rate £206 - £213
10th Percentile £149 - £121
90th Percentile £272 - £314
Wales median daily rate £300 £225 £325
% change year-on-year +33.33% -30.77% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
North Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £12.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.56% - -
Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £12.25 £11.75
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.26% -9.62%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in North Wales

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in North Wales

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office in North Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in North Wales

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in North Wales

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 North Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Flintshire - 6 £136 - 1
Microsoft Office
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Lotus
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (16.67%) Avaya
6 1 (16.67%) NHS
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Microsoft 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya