The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for MS Visio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Visio over the 3 months to 27 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 Visio
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 133 110
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23  
Contract jobs citing MS Visio 20 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.68% 1.18%
As % of the Applications category 9.85% 9.29% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 24
Median daily rate £385 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £47.39 £41.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.68% +14.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.75 £21.55
% change year-on-year +27.47% +5.56%  

MS Visio 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 the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 203 280 380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 6.89% 7.38% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 126 172
Median daily rate £325 £320 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +5.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £148 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 44
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.87% +26.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Visio
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Visio in the North West

MS Visio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Visio in the North West

MS Visio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Visio in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Visio in the North West

MS Visio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Visio in the North West

MS Visio
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Visio within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester +16 9 £358 +15.32% 2
Cheshire +17 6 £400 +33.33% 2
Lancashire +5 2 £250 -35.48%
Merseyside - 1 £375 -
MS Visio
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Visio 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 West region with a requirement for MS Visio.

1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (32.56%) Project Management
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (20.93%) Finance
5 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
6 8 (18.60%) Adobe
7 7 (16.28%) Change Management
7 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
7 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (16.28%) User Stories
8 6 (13.95%) Change Control
8 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.95%) Marketing
8 6 (13.95%) ISEB
8 6 (13.95%) CRM
9 5 (11.63%) ITIL
9 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) PMO
9 5 (11.63%) User Experience
10 4 (9.30%) Single Customer View
10 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.30%) Email Marketing
10 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Open Source
10 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
10 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (9.30%) Service Management

MS Visio
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.65%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.65%) DB2
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Marketing
3 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Process Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Author
3 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Technical Author
4 4 (9.30%) CRM Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) CRM Business Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Business Process Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.65%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (4.65%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) HACMP
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Project Management
2 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.28%) Change Management
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
3 7 (16.28%) User Stories
4 6 (13.95%) Change Control
4 6 (13.95%) CRM
5 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Email Marketing
6 4 (9.30%) Open Source
6 4 (9.30%) Service Management
6 4 (9.30%) Single Customer View
6 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.65%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
1 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.33%) COBOL
2 1 (2.33%) JCL
2 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) CCNA
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) APMP
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) HNC
3 1 (2.33%) HND
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) SCSM
1 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Adobe
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) CA
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) Concur
5 1 (2.33%) Yardi