The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 33 31 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.62% 3.67% 7.79%
As % of the Applications category 34.62% 33.33% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 14
Median daily rate £450 £450 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +89.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £375 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £291 £275
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +19.23%  

MS 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 Swindon with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 26 36 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 7.56% 11.01% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 37
Median daily rate £375 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Swindon

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Swindon

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Swindon over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Swindon

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Swindon

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Swindon region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Retail
3 7 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (33.33%) Smart Meter
4 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
4 5 (23.81%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (23.81%) Driving Licence
4 5 (23.81%) Apple
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) SLA
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Android
6 3 (14.29%) CIPD
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (14.29%) Banking
6 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
7 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) SharePoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Camtasia
4 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Trainer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 5 (23.81%) Driving Licence
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Matrix Organization
1 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Coaching
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Copywriting
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) Content Writing
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CIPD
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) P3O
2 2 (9.52%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
3 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.76%) VMware