Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 18 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 > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 19 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 7.25% 6.38% 3.25%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 100.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £164 £381 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.05% -17.57% +23.33%
10th Percentile £155 £338 £420
90th Percentile £175 £423 £505
Staffordshire median daily rate £315 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -16.00% +17.19% +19.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +6.90% -6.45% +46.09%

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 11.59% 6.38% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £171 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.08% -10.29% +24.54%
10th Percentile £156 £338 £155
90th Percentile £363 £423 £497
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £340 £315
% change year-on-year +14.71% +7.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.01% -10.31% +50.80%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Stoke-on-Trent

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) RTP
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Drools
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (20.00%) Server Management
4 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) RTP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Drools
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) DSDM
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) RAD
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) VMware