Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 33 29
Rank change year-on-year -54 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 37 46 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.90% 4.40% 5.37%
As % of the Applications category 39.78% 46.46% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 63
Wiltshire median daily rate £388 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +27.27% -31.25%
10th Percentile £129 £122 £149
90th Percentile £603 £451 £450
South West median daily rate £314 £193 £225
% change year-on-year +62.63% -14.26% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £31.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +106.67% +20.00%
South West median hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +18.33% +25.00% -22.58%

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 93 99 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.77% 9.46% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 79 106
Wiltshire median daily rate £406 £308 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.90% +3.53% -25.63%
10th Percentile £174 £124 £181
90th Percentile £568 £428 £450
South West median daily rate £358 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £9.50 £31.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.35% +106.67% +20.00%
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +33.33%

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 23 February 2019.

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 6 months to 23 February 2019. 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
Corsham -28 12 £400 +9.89%
Salisbury -22 9 £280 +202.70%
Swindon -48 7 £525 +50.00% 5
Trowbridge - 3 £123 -
Chippenham - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Office
South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
4 19 (51.35%) SharePoint
5 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (43.24%) Project Management
7 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (35.14%) Office 365
8 11 (29.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
10 9 (24.32%) Finance
11 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
12 7 (18.92%) Decision-Making
13 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
13 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
13 6 (16.22%) ITIL
13 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
14 5 (13.51%) Scrum
14 5 (13.51%) Information Security
15 4 (10.81%) SAP
15 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
15 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
15 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
15 4 (10.81%) Service Management
15 4 (10.81%) SAN
15 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence

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 19 (51.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) TestRail
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Military
2 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Project Controller
3 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior PMO
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Associate Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Support Officer
6 1 (2.70%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.41%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
2 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Project Management
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.92%) Decision-Making
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) Information Security
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Service Management
9 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
9 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.41%) Analytical Thinking
10 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance
10 2 (5.41%) IT Audit
10 2 (5.41%) Network Architecture
10 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.70%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) VBA
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (56.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) CCNP
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CISM
5 2 (5.41%) CISSP
5 2 (5.41%) ECDL
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.70%) APMP
6 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) CEH
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB
6 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PMO
2 2 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO 9000
3 1 (2.70%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) Netcool
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) Apple
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas