Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 29 19
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 43 51 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 11.08% 6.51% 8.72%
As % of the Applications category 72.88% 69.86% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 11
Shropshire median daily rate £155 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.64% -21.43% +125.81%
10th Percentile £80 £270 £313
90th Percentile £550 £363 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £315 £270
% change year-on-year +1.59% +16.67% +11.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Shropshire median hourly rate £35.00 £10.62 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +229.72% -18.69% -34.73%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.59 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.02% -9.40% -5.36%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 59 73 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 15.21% 9.32% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 13
Shropshire median daily rate £224 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.61% +0.86% +103.49%
10th Percentile £80 £272 £131
90th Percentile £550 £498 £436
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £336
% change year-on-year -3.57% +4.09% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Shropshire median hourly rate £25.12 £10.62 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.65% -18.69% -34.73%
10th Percentile £22.22 £10.61 £12.34
90th Percentile £33.02 £10.62 £30.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year - -22.08% +10.00%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Shropshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 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
Telford +11 41 £155 -43.64%
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 30 (69.77%) Windows
3 26 (60.47%) Windows 7
4 22 (51.16%) SCCM
5 21 (48.84%) Windows 10
5 21 (48.84%) QA
6 20 (46.51%) WMI
6 20 (46.51%) Migration
6 20 (46.51%) VMware
6 20 (46.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (46.51%) VBScript
6 20 (46.51%) WSH
6 20 (46.51%) MSI
6 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
7 18 (41.86%) Release Management
7 18 (41.86%) Application Discovery
7 18 (41.86%) Application Packaging
8 12 (27.91%) HP
9 8 (18.60%) ITIL
10 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.63%) Java
11 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
11 5 (11.63%) Dell
11 5 (11.63%) Lotus
11 5 (11.63%) IBM Notes
11 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (11.63%) SLA
11 5 (11.63%) Internet
11 5 (11.63%) Service 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 5 (11.63%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) Wireless
3 2 (4.65%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Application Integration Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Applications Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Applications Packager
2 10 (23.26%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) ICT Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Windows 7
3 21 (48.84%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Migration
2 18 (41.86%) Application Discovery
2 18 (41.86%) Application Packaging
2 18 (41.86%) Release Management
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.63%) ITSM
4 5 (11.63%) Service Management
5 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Conflict Management
6 3 (6.98%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.65%) SDLC
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
1 20 (46.51%) VBScript
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (48.84%) QA
2 5 (11.63%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft App-V
1 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (51.16%) SCCM
2 20 (46.51%) WMI
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 20 (46.51%) VMware
3 12 (27.91%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) Dell
4 5 (11.63%) Lotus
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) LANDesk