Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 July 2018 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 42 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19 +29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 17 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.78% 2.90% 5.50%
As % of the Applications category 42.50% 38.24% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Somerset median daily rate £185 £160 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -46.22% -2.86%
10th Percentile £101 £150 £235
90th Percentile £300 £300 £682
South West median daily rate £288 £225 £270
% change year-on-year +27.78% -16.67% -8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 18
Somerset median hourly rate £15.00 £15.78 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.91% -55.25% +193.75%
10th Percentile £13.80 £14.95 £13.93
90th Percentile £18.00 £16.60 £39.71
South West median hourly rate £16.50 £14.64 £16.74
% change year-on-year +12.72% -12.53% +11.57%

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 Somerset with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 40 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.89% 7.59% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 15
Somerset median daily rate £306 £288 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.52% -15.44% +4.62%
10th Percentile £151 £156 £215
90th Percentile £473 £441 £693
South West median daily rate £342 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +5.23% +3.17% -9.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 24
Somerset median hourly rate £15.00 £15.78 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.91% -45.60% +141.67%
10th Percentile £12.36 £14.95 £10.95
90th Percentile £25.50 £16.60 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £20.50 £21.09 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.80% -15.64% +51.52%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Somerset

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Somerset

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Somerset

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Somerset

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. 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
Bath +8 9 £185 -35.37% 3
Yeovil +1 2 - - 1
Street -4 2 £300 -7.69%
Taunton - 2 £98 - 1
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) Adobe
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Publishing
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) G Suite
5 3 (17.65%) Office 365
5 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (17.65%) Google
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
6 2 (11.76%) GeoServer
6 2 (11.76%) GDPR
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 10

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (11.76%) GeoServer
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) G Suite
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) NetBeans
1 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Junior
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (17.65%) SDLC
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
3 2 (11.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Delphi
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Pascal
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe
2 3 (17.65%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Dell KACE
3 1 (5.88%) iManage
3 1 (5.88%) Mitel
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Sophos
3 1 (5.88%) VMware