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 3 months to 22 June 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.

Microsoft Office
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 26 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 7 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.15% 5.76% 4.52%
As % of the Applications category 43.75% 62.50% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 8
Median daily rate £275 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.51% +5.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £314 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £405 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +3.50% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.79 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.42% +20.43%  

Microsoft 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 16 32 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 4.91% 9.22% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 41
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Swindon over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office.

1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Smart Meter
5 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
5 5 (29.41%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) CMS
7 3 (17.65%) Apple
7 3 (17.65%) SAP
7 3 (17.65%) Content Management
7 3 (17.65%) Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) CIPD
7 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Content Writing
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) User Experience
7 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Android
8 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) Active Directory

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 3 (17.65%) CMS
1 3 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Documentum
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Camtasia
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Content Editor
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Content Editor
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Editor
4 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Trainer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Content Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
1 5 (29.41%) Smart Meter
2 3 (17.65%) Driving Licence
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Coaching
2 3 (17.65%) Content Management
2 3 (17.65%) Content Writing
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
2 3 (17.65%) Web Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Copywriting
4 1 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CIPD
2 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Apple
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.88%) Google