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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 23 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.89% 3.59% 8.54%
As % of the Applications category 38.33% 38.71% 53.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 19
Average daily rate
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£281 £228 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £195 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £303 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £20.00 £10.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.95 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +4.48%
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
60 31 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.96% 9.28% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 23
Average daily rate £303 £265 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.15% -9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £462 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £19.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.60 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (62.22%) Windows
3 26 (57.78%) MS Excel
4 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
5 17 (37.78%) Citrix
6 14 (31.11%) ITIL
6 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
7 13 (28.89%) Finance
8 12 (26.67%) Blackberry
9 9 (20.00%) Remedy
10 7 (15.56%) SQL
10 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
10 7 (15.56%) VMware
11 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.33%) SLA
12 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (11.11%) HP
12 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
12 5 (11.11%) QA
13 4 (8.89%) Mingle
13 4 (8.89%) Advertising
13 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
13 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
13 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
13 4 (8.89%) Service Management
13 4 (8.89%) Change Management
13 4 (8.89%) Workflow
13 4 (8.89%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Lync
4 1 (2.22%) SAS
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (57.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.89%) Mingle
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.44%) ISDN
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) PBX
2 2 (4.44%) VoIP
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.44%) FileMaker
1 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Service Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) QA Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) Senior QA Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) XML
1 2 (4.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.44%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) Workflow
4 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Validation
5 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.44%) Document Management
5 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (2.22%) Market Research
6 1 (2.22%) BDD
6 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VBA
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.22%) CCA
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) Citrix
3 9 (20.00%) Remedy
4 7 (15.56%) VMware
5 5 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (4.44%) Apple
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) Avaya
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
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