Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 33 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 +38
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 17 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.42% 4.51% 6.45%
As % of the Applications category 42.50% 41.82% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 5
Somerset median daily rate £325 £167 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.61% -4.57% -50.00%
10th Percentile £168 £150 £126
90th Percentile £343 £306 £283
South West median daily rate £306 £225 £244
% change year-on-year +36.11% -7.69% -27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 15
Somerset median hourly rate £39.64 - £25.00
10th Percentile £36.18 - £12.00
90th Percentile £43.21 - £41.55
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £13.30 £12.13
% change year-on-year +50.35% +9.71% -24.22%

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 55 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.05% 10.78% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 14
Somerset median daily rate £333 £275 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.91% +0.92% -16.15%
10th Percentile £165 £150 £122
90th Percentile £489 £485 £418
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 21
Somerset median hourly rate £38.29 £16.79 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.02% -30.04% +140.00%
10th Percentile £31.99 £15.90 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.93 £33.54 £40.50
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +44.74% -6.17% +15.71%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -1 14 £325 +90.06% 2
Yeovil -8 3 - - 1
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (29.41%) PaaS
5 5 (29.41%) IaaS
5 5 (29.41%) Marketing
5 5 (29.41%) Data Management
5 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (29.41%) Electronics
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) MySQL
5 5 (29.41%) SAP
5 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (29.41%) PaaS
2 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
1 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) OLAP
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
3 3 (17.65%) NetBeans
4 2 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
1 5 (29.41%) Marketing
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) DBA
1 6 (35.29%) SQL DBA
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) Data Management
2 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (29.41%) Programme Management
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) SAP