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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 16 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.30% 4.76% 4.12%
As % of the Applications category 61.54% 37.50% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Average daily rate £294 £170 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.64% -21.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £126 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £346 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
26 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.99% 12.70% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 10
Average daily rate £360 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £139 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.30 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £44.20 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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
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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) MS Project
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Citrix
8 4 (14.81%) Service Management
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) SLA
9 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
9 3 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 3 (11.11%) VMware
9 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
10 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
10 2 (7.41%) Infographics
10 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (7.41%) WorldPay
10 2 (7.41%) BYOD

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (62.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Project
3 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) VLAN
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Coordinator
2 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) Report Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum Master
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) BYOD
1 2 (7.41%) iPad
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Infographics
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Process Management
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) APMP
1 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PMP
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) WorldPay
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Facebook
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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