Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 12 32
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 15 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.93% 7.52% 4.01%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 58.70% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 6
Staffordshire median daily rate £300 £175 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -14.74% -3.41%
10th Percentile £185 £104 £104
90th Percentile £398 £384 £294
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £288 £210
% change year-on-year +11.30% +36.90% -26.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £12.98 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.42% +15.36% +7.14%
10th Percentile £13.44 £9.48 £8.50
90th Percentile £24.81 £15.70 £14.33
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +25.49% -5.56% -6.90%

Microsoft Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 27 46 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 10.67% 12.81% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 28
Staffordshire median daily rate £300 £208 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.58% -42.96% +71.18%
10th Percentile £144 £106 £150
90th Percentile £425 £414 £439
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £304 £310
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.02% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.99 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +11.11% -6.09%
10th Percentile £13.55 £9.88 £8.50
90th Percentile £33.50 £31.50 £33.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.87 £14.34 £15.95
% change year-on-year +17.64% -10.11% +0.65%

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 28 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 28 July 2017. 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
Burton-upon-Trent +2 4 £125 -60.32% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -5 3 £325 +176.60% 2
Cannock +2 2 £300 -
Lichfield - 2 £450 -
Microsoft Office
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) SCCM
3 6 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) AutoCAD
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Information Management
5 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (20.00%) Publishing
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) 3G
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

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 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (6.67%) Acrobat
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.67%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (6.67%) FrameMaker
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) 3G
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Communications Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Information Management
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Break/Fix
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Information Exploitation
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) HNC
1 1 (6.67%) HND
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Xerox
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) JDA
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
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Untapped Potential
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