Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 14 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.98% 5.49% 6.13%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 56.00% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 13
Staffordshire median daily rate £315 £300 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +76.47% -32.00%
10th Percentile £271 £186 £105
90th Percentile £538 £389 £268
West Midlands median daily rate £290 £320 £286
% change year-on-year -9.38% +11.79% +36.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate - £15.99 £10.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.96% -0.41%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +28.00% -

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 21 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.47% 9.80% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 17
Staffordshire median daily rate £315 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +50.00% -46.67%
10th Percentile £289 £144 £110
90th Percentile £529 £425 £323
West Midlands median daily rate £308 £336 £310
% change year-on-year -8.51% +8.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 £17.78 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +18.53% +11.11%
10th Percentile £17.71 £13.44 £9.61
90th Percentile £19.33 £34.30 £24.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.25 £16.87 £13.59
% change year-on-year -3.68% +24.14% -14.26%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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
Burton-upon-Trent +3 6 £304 +143.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 3 £530 +63.08% 5
Stafford - 1 £350 -
Microsoft Office
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Legal
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) CIPD
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) SCCM
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Law
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (7.14%) CISMP
7 1 (7.14%) NHS

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:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Change Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (21.43%) HR Manager
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Change Manager
4 3 (21.43%) SAP Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Head of Information
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
1 5 (35.71%) Matrix Organization
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.14%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CIPD
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISMP
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya