Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 39 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 +27
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 22 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.47% 3.69% 5.42%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 36.96% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
Somerset median daily rate £300 £160 £234
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -31.55% -4.10%
10th Percentile £154 £150 £171
90th Percentile £338 £294 £299
South West median daily rate £316 £250 £295
% change year-on-year +26.55% -15.25% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 14
Somerset median hourly rate £39.64 - £30.25
10th Percentile £36.18 - £15.00
90th Percentile £43.21 - £41.73
South West median hourly rate £17.16 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +27.07% -18.18% +6.45%

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 44 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.94% 9.98% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 13
Somerset median daily rate £325 £314 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +14.09% -18.52%
10th Percentile £163 £150 £163
90th Percentile £475 £499 £422
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 21
Somerset median hourly rate £38.29 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.39% +40.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £31.99 £32.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.93 £37.50 £40.50
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +48.59%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 13 £325 +14.04% 4
Yeovil -6 4 - - 1
Street -4 2 £300 -7.69%
Taunton - 1 £75 -
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Data Management
6 5 (22.73%) PaaS
6 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (22.73%) MySQL
6 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
6 5 (22.73%) IaaS
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (18.18%) SAP
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) OO
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 4 (18.18%) Electronics
7 4 (18.18%) Telecoms

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) GeoServer
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (22.73%) IaaS
2 5 (22.73%) PaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
1 1 (4.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) OLAP
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.64%) NetBeans
3 3 (13.64%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Electronics
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) DBA
1 6 (27.27%) SQL DBA
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Data Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Data Management
2 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 4 (18.18%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Java 8
6 1 (4.55%) Delphi
6 1 (4.55%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) CRISC
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) GDPR
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Capita
3 1 (4.55%) iManage
3 1 (4.55%) Mitel
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Sophos