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 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 Office
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 31 5
Rank change year-on-year +21 -26  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 11 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 13.25% 0.62% 11.11%
As % of the Applications category 61.11% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £300 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +69.01%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £286 £288
% change year-on-year +4.80% -0.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £9.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.72 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.87% +20.43%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 18 8 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 21.69% 4.97% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Median daily rate £300 £275 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £226 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £308 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £9.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 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 27 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 10 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (66.67%) SCCM
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 10 (66.67%) Office 365
2 10 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (46.67%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) Customer Identification
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) PMI
8 1 (6.67%) PMP
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.67%) Logistics
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Network Optimisation

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 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 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 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
5 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 2 (13.33%) Build Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
7 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Project Controller
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Identification
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix