The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 38 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 8 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.62% 5.14% 4.65%
As % of the Applications category 72.73% 58.06% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £436 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.41% +191.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 31 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 6.36% 8.86% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +126.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.12 -
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 Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Shropshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Shropshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Telford +2 6 £425 -2.41%
Shrewsbury - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Office
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Open Workbench
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) PMO
5 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Niku
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (14.29%) Skype
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) Conflict Management
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (35.71%) Open Workbench
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Build Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) ICT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Conflict Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) RUP
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) PMO
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Niku
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
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