The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 18 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing MS Office 16 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.48% 7.98% 1.65%
As % of the Applications category 37.21% 44.78% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £200 £278 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -43.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.21
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.99%
MS Office
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
43 67 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.04% 17.82% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 13
Median daily rate £325 £300 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £125 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £380 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 7
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -56.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.90 £23.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
3 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
4 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
4 17 (48.57%) Windows 7
5 12 (34.29%) ITIL
6 10 (28.57%) SLA
6 10 (28.57%) SCCM
6 10 (28.57%) Windows 8
7 8 (22.86%) Citrix
7 8 (22.86%) Mac OS
7 8 (22.86%) Information Security
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Vista
8 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (20.00%) Apple
8 7 (20.00%) Software Deployment
9 6 (17.14%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Service Management
10 4 (11.43%) MS Project
10 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
10 4 (11.43%) WorldPay
10 4 (11.43%) BYOD
10 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
11 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle
11 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
11 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Project
3 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.86%) Skype
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Desktop Support
2 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Report Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) BYOD
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) iPad
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows 7
3 10 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 8 (22.86%) Mac OS
5 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Information Security
3 7 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.43%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.71%) ITSM
7 2 (5.71%) MODAF
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.71%) VBScript
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNA
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (5.71%) MCSA
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) APMP
2 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) COBIT
2 2 (5.71%) GxP
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) SCCM
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Citrix
3 7 (20.00%) Apple
4 4 (11.43%) WorldPay
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Remedy
6 2 (5.71%) Cognos
6 2 (5.71%) Tableau
6 2 (5.71%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.86%) Facebook
7 1 (2.86%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) Twitter