Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 17 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 10 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 8.77% 1.45% 4.51%
As % of the Applications category 90.91% 100.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
West Wales median daily rate £470 - £499
10th Percentile £424 - £461
90th Percentile £502 - £547
Wales median daily rate £310 £325 £330
% change year-on-year -4.62% -1.52% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Wales median hourly rate - £11.25 £12.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.96% +4.66%
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £12.88 £12.75
% change year-on-year -14.56% +1.00% +0.57%

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 11 1 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 9.65% 1.45% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
West Wales median daily rate £473 - £350
10th Percentile £424 - £310
90th Percentile £504 - £520
Wales median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Wales median hourly rate - £11.25 £12.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.96% +4.66%
Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £12.63 £12.50
% change year-on-year -11.52% +1.04% -3.88%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

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

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -4 10 £470 - 1
Microsoft Office
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 July 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%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (90.00%) SAP
2 9 (90.00%) ISEB
2 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (10.00%) Puppet
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
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%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
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%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
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
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) VMware