Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 21 May 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 46 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 8 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.40% 2.98% 3.81%
As % of the Applications category 38.10% 43.48% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 15
Swindon median daily rate £375 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00% +80.00%
10th Percentile £265 £123 £265
90th Percentile £398 £450 £475
Wiltshire median daily rate £370 £265 £388
% change year-on-year +39.62% -31.61% +34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 13
Swindon median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% -19.35%
Wiltshire median hourly rate £23.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +56.67% +3.45% -6.45%

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 Swindon with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 21 46 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.66% 6.85% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 54
Swindon median daily rate £325 £313 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -25.60% +5.00%
10th Percentile £266 £133 £294
90th Percentile £450 £459 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £300 £410
% change year-on-year +8.33% -26.83% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Swindon median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% -21.88%
Wiltshire median hourly rate £23.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +56.67% -3.23% -3.13%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Swindon

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Swindon

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Publishing
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (12.50%) MCDST
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) MCP
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Email Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
4 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
4 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Email Migration
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCDST
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec