Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 24 January 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 21 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 11 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.14% 6.41% 3.81%
As % of the Applications category 40.74% 67.57% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -20.00% +41.59%
10th Percentile £213 £112 £353
90th Percentile £423 £493 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +3.23% -4.62% +52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £10.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +42.11% -6.18%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.99 £10.09
90th Percentile £15.25 £141.04 £15.57
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £12.70
% change year-on-year -17.24% +14.17% -2.72%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 27 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.15% 9.49% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 18
Staffordshire median daily rate £340 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -1.56% -1.54%
10th Percentile £287 £120 £205
90th Percentile £431 £483 £433
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £340 £335
% change year-on-year -0.74% +1.49% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £23.75 £10.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.95% +125.01% -8.22%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.12 £10.09
90th Percentile £15.25 £130.88 £15.57
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% -25.00% +28.12%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Staffordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Staffordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Staffordshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Staffordshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 5 £388 -16.22% 3
Stafford 0 1 £350 +66.67% 1
Microsoft Office
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) Tableau
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Power BI
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) AutoCAD
5 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Complex ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) AutoCAD
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Power BI
2 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Business Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Account Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Client Services Manager
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ETL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (36.36%) Data Management
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Complex ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco