Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 20 September 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 46 32
Rank change year-on-year -16 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 37 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.51% 4.00% 5.25%
As % of the Applications category 48.05% 36.81% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 48
Wiltshire median daily rate £328 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -6.98% -5.15%
10th Percentile £225 £150 £130
90th Percentile £409 £481 £448
South West median daily rate £316 £250 £291
% change year-on-year +26.55% -14.16% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Wiltshire median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -2.17% +36.70%
10th Percentile £15.38 £12.65 £15.45
90th Percentile £32.50 £37.03 £24.50
South West median hourly rate £17.16 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +27.07% -18.18% +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 Wiltshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 77 144 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.23% 10.88% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 101 80
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £355 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +6.77% -10.14%
10th Percentile £220 £210 £158
90th Percentile £533 £488 £445
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £16.50 £29.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.07% +49.37% +15.08%
10th Percentile £15.38 £12.70 £12.88
90th Percentile £32.50 £36.45 £24.50
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +48.59%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Wiltshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Wiltshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Wiltshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Wiltshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Wiltshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Swindon -4 19 £263 -12.31% 6
Corsham -9 9 £380 +14.46% 4
Salisbury - 2 £346 - 4
Chippenham -1 1 £125 - 1
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (35.14%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) Project Management
4 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (29.73%) Office 365
5 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
5 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
5 11 (29.73%) Windows 10
6 8 (21.62%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) Military
7 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
7 7 (18.92%) Mac OS
7 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
8 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
8 6 (16.22%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (16.22%) Migration
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (13.51%) Skype
9 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
10 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.81%) NsoIT
10 4 (10.81%) PMO
10 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Skype
2 2 (5.41%) DHCP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
1 8 (21.62%) Military
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Migration Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Deployment Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Applications Packager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Packager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows 10
2 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Mac OS
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.41%) Solaris
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) VMS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
5 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.81%) NsoIT
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.41%) Information Management
7 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) APMP
5 1 (2.70%) CIMA
5 1 (2.70%) ICAEW
5 1 (2.70%) MCDST
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) P3O
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) SCOM
4 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) BT
2 2 (5.41%) McAfee
2 2 (5.41%) Progress
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) Symantec
2 2 (5.41%) VMware