Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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 20 January 2019 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
Staffordshire > Stafford
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 - 9
Rank change year-on-year - +9 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 25.00% - 8.51%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% - 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Stafford median daily rate £363 - £210
10th Percentile £356 - £120
90th Percentile £369 - £370
Staffordshire median daily rate £265 £381 £320
% change year-on-year -30.49% +19.14% +19.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Stafford median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +41.38%

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 Stafford with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Stafford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 25.00% 7.89% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Stafford median daily rate £363 £290 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +38.10% -32.26%
10th Percentile £356 £270 £120
90th Percentile £369 £310 £370
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £340 £315
% change year-on-year +14.71% +7.94% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Stafford median hourly rate £13.50 - £32.50
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £23.75
% change year-on-year +8.01% -39.58% +123.85%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Stafford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Stafford

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Stafford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 Stafford region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Wyse
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Altiris
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Bid Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Altiris
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Wyse