Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 33 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 60 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.85% 5.09% 5.02%
As % of the Applications category 46.51% 55.37% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 50 44
Wiltshire median daily rate £355 £333 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.77% -6.99% +50.53%
10th Percentile £124 £159 £142
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
South West median daily rate £238 £244 £331
% change year-on-year -2.56% -26.42% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 - £17.16
10th Percentile £16.60 - £11.84
90th Percentile £37.60 - £28.13
South West median hourly rate £13.50 £12.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -22.66% +14.29%

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 129 121 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 10.44% 9.19% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 86 124
Wiltshire median daily rate £355 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.08% -14.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £124 £185 £154
90th Percentile £496 £453 £514
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.75 £10.50 £17.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.86% -38.82% +27.13%
10th Percentile £17.28 £10.50 £11.10
90th Percentile £37.03 £10.50 £36.28
South West median hourly rate £20.50 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.23% +15.71% +16.67%

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 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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
Swindon -9 32 £350 - 1
Corsham +11 18 £377 +79.29%
Chippenham +8 4 - -
Salisbury -4 1 £95 -53.66%
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.33%) Windows
3 21 (35.00%) Finance
3 21 (35.00%) Office 365
4 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (28.33%) Collaborative Working
6 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 16 (26.67%) Project Management
7 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (23.33%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (23.33%) Project Planning
8 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Project
8 14 (23.33%) SharePoint
9 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 11 (18.33%) Programme Management
11 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 8 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
12 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
12 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
12 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (11.67%) MS Visio
12 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
13 6 (10.00%) ITIL
13 6 (10.00%) Banking
13 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
14 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
14 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

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 14 (23.33%) SharePoint
1 14 (23.33%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.00%) CMS
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) Kentico
6 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (11.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) Modbus
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.67%) VoIP
1 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) NuGet
2 2 (3.33%) ReSharper
2 2 (3.33%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.67%) Author
5 4 (6.67%) Deskside Support
5 4 (6.67%) Migration Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) Office 365 Specialist
5 4 (6.67%) Project Officer
5 4 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (6.67%) Support Officer
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Author
6 3 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.33%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) HTML5
2 2 (3.33%) jQuery
2 2 (3.33%) LINQ
2 2 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (3.33%) RESTful
2 2 (3.33%) SOAP
2 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
2 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
3 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Collaborative Working
2 16 (26.67%) Project Management
3 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (23.33%) Project Planning
5 11 (18.33%) Programme Management
6 6 (10.00%) ITIL
7 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 3 (5.00%) Change Management
8 3 (5.00%) Network Design
8 3 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
9 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.33%) CRM
9 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.33%) MVC
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) C
2 3 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.33%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) DCSE
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (5.00%) Citrix
3 3 (5.00%) Juniper
4 2 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Apple
5 1 (1.67%) Dell
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.67%) Samsung
5 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow