The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 27 April 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
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales - - 1.61%
As % of the Applications category - - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £290
% change year-on-year - -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.14
% change year-on-year - +14.15%  

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 West Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales - - 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.34%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales 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 West Wales

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in West Wales

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) ISEB
2 9 (90.00%) SAP
2 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) UAT Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) SAP