Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 18 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 > Solihull
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 34 30
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 15 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 7.77% 1.13% 2.41%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 23.08% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Solihull median daily rate £105 £160 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.38% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £315 £270
% change year-on-year +1.59% +16.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.59 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.02% -9.40% -3.23%

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 Solihull with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 24 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 12.44% 4.91% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 11
Solihull median daily rate £300 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.45% +3.08%
10th Percentile £100 £160 £213
90th Percentile £398 £377 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £348
% change year-on-year -3.57% +0.72% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Solihull median hourly rate - - £27.50
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 Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Solihull

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Solihull

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Office 365
3 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 10 (66.67%) Blackberry
4 10 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (66.67%) SCCM
4 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (46.67%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (6.67%) PMO
9 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 1 (6.67%) Finance
9 1 (6.67%) CRM
9 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 10 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
5 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Server Support
6 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) VMware