The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 17 31 20
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 46 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.12% 4.71% 6.39%
As % of the Applications category 54.12% 40.79% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 24
Median daily rate £275 £400 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +42.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £219 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.41% +36.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £13.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £66.50 £16.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year -14.28% +20.64%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 85 76 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 13.16% 11.55% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 44 59
Median daily rate £295 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.24% +20.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £13.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £45.50 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Wiltshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Wiltshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Wiltshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Office in Wiltshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Corsham +7 21 £275 -20.86% 1
Swindon -3 9 £450 - 3
Chippenham +4 2 - - 3
MS Office
South West

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 39 (52.70%) Finance
2 38 (51.35%) MS Project
2 38 (51.35%) SharePoint
3 37 (50.00%) Project Management
4 36 (48.65%) Programme Management
5 35 (47.30%) Security Cleared
6 34 (45.95%) SC Cleared
6 34 (45.95%) Office 365
6 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (44.59%) SharePoint Server
7 33 (44.59%) Project Planning
8 25 (33.78%) MS Excel
8 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
9 17 (22.97%) Windows
10 13 (17.57%) Incident Management
10 13 (17.57%) PMO
11 12 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (16.22%) SAP
12 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
12 11 (14.86%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (13.51%) Migration
13 10 (13.51%) Performance Management
14 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (10.81%) ITIL
15 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
15 8 (10.81%) Electronics
15 8 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 8 (10.81%) Marketing
15 8 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (10.81%) DV Cleared

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 38 (51.35%) SharePoint
2 33 (44.59%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.70%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) CMS
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 38 (51.35%) MS Project
2 25 (33.78%) MS Excel
3 11 (14.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.35%) Camtasia
5 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.41%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (45.95%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) DHCP
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (52.70%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.81%) Electronics
3 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.81%) Marketing
4 7 (9.46%) Retail
5 3 (4.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Analyst
1 12 (16.22%) Coordinator
1 12 (16.22%) Project Coordinator
2 10 (13.51%) Administrator
3 8 (10.81%) Project Officer
3 8 (10.81%) Project Support Officer
3 8 (10.81%) Support Officer
4 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.76%) IT Support
5 5 (6.76%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.41%) ERP Support
6 4 (5.41%) SAP Support
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Support
7 3 (4.05%) DBA
7 3 (4.05%) Project Support Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Server Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Smart Meter
2 5 (6.76%) Driving Licence
2 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.41%) Android
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Project Management
2 36 (48.65%) Programme Management
3 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (44.59%) Project Planning
5 13 (17.57%) Incident Management
6 12 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (13.51%) Migration
7 10 (13.51%) Performance Management
8 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (10.81%) ITIL
10 7 (9.46%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (9.46%) Validation
11 5 (6.76%) ERP
11 5 (6.76%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.41%) CRM
12 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
12 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (4.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) C#
2 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.05%) VB
3 2 (2.70%) Delphi
3 2 (2.70%) Pascal
3 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.35%) C
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) Security Cleared
2 34 (45.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.81%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) CIPD
5 2 (2.70%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) PMO
2 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.70%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
1 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) SAP
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 6 (8.11%) Apple
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle
6 4 (5.41%) Pegasus
6 4 (5.41%) QAD
7 1 (1.35%) Cadence
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.35%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.35%) Meridio
7 1 (1.35%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
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