Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 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
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 22 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 4.23% 4.26% 4.35%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 30.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Stevenage median daily rate £175 £260 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.69% -43.48% -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £205 £275 £375
% change year-on-year -25.61% -26.67% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Stevenage median hourly rate £10.91 £10.33 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -6.09% -40.54%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.42 £10.50
90th Percentile £11.73 £10.66 £11.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% -0.35%

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 Stevenage with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Stevenage
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 22 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 11.64% 14.18% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Stevenage median daily rate £218 £260 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.35% -36.78% -8.61%
10th Percentile £154 £140 £367
90th Percentile £675 £382 £451
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £303 £375
% change year-on-year -0.83% -19.33% +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Stevenage median hourly rate £11.15 £10.33 £49.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -79.24% +24.38%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.42 £27.75
90th Percentile £33.19 £10.66 £53.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -30.00% +47.11%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Stevenage

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Stevenage

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 20 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) NHS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Coaching
1 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics
1 1 (12.50%) Informatics
1 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Physics
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) SysML
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineering
1 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) SAP