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 3 months to 25 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 35 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 18 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.73% 4.92% 3.48%
As % of the Applications category 31.03% 56.14% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 12
Median daily rate £240 £320 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +19.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £426 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £289
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.75 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.17% +17.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -16.51% +21.36%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 58 57 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 8.79% 8.77% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 53
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £227 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -1.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 25 June 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
Swindon -11 7 £275 -18.51% 1
Corsham - 4 £260 -
Chippenham +2 3 - -
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft Project
2 34 (53.13%) SharePoint
2 34 (53.13%) Finance
3 33 (51.56%) Project Management
4 32 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 32 (50.00%) Project Planning
5 31 (48.44%) Office 365
6 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (46.88%) Programme Management
7 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
7 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
8 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
9 16 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 14 (21.88%) Windows
11 13 (20.31%) SAP
11 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 8 (12.50%) PMO
14 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
14 7 (10.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 7 (10.94%) Marketing
14 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
14 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
15 6 (9.38%) Electronics
15 6 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
15 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (9.38%) Digital Marketing

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 34 (53.13%) SharePoint
2 32 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.69%) CMS
5 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) Camtasia
4 1 (1.56%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (6.25%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 31 (48.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.56%) Power BI
General
1 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.94%) Marketing
4 6 (9.38%) Electronics
4 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.25%) Retail
6 3 (4.69%) Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Back Office
7 1 (1.56%) Military
7 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Project Officer
1 13 (20.31%) Project Support Officer
1 13 (20.31%) Support Officer
2 11 (17.19%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Administrator
4 8 (12.50%) IT Support
5 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.25%) ERP Support
5 4 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) SAP Support
5 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Systems Support
6 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Project Support Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
1 5 (7.81%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.69%) User Experience
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Project Management
2 32 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (46.88%) Programme Management
4 16 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 10 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.81%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (7.81%) Migration
8 5 (7.81%) Performance Management
9 4 (6.25%) ERP
10 3 (4.69%) Analytics
10 3 (4.69%) Coaching
10 3 (4.69%) Content Management
10 3 (4.69%) Content Writing
10 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.69%) Validation
10 3 (4.69%) Web Analytics
11 2 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) Delphi
1 2 (3.13%) Pascal
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
1 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) CIPD
4 2 (3.13%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) PMO
2 4 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) SAP
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 4 (6.25%) Pegasus
4 4 (6.25%) QAD
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (4.69%) Apple
5 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.56%) Meridio