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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.91% 3.98% 2.51%
As % of the Applications category 42.42% 62.50% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £160 £300 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
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
33 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.22% 6.36% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 20
Median daily rate £375 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £194 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £378 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -52.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 23 July 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 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (47.50%) MS Excel
3 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
4 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
5 14 (35.00%) ITIL
6 11 (27.50%) SCCM
6 11 (27.50%) Windows 8
7 10 (25.00%) SLA
8 9 (22.50%) Citrix
8 9 (22.50%) Mac OS
9 8 (20.00%) Information Security
9 8 (20.00%) Apple
10 7 (17.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (17.50%) Finance
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Vista
10 7 (17.50%) Software Deployment
10 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
11 6 (15.00%) Project Management
12 5 (12.50%) Remedy
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.50%) Back Office
13 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
13 4 (10.00%) WorldPay
13 4 (10.00%) BYOD
13 4 (10.00%) Front Office
13 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
13 4 (10.00%) Oracle
13 4 (10.00%) SQL

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 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.50%) IIS
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (47.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
1 3 (7.50%) LAN
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) OLAP
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Back Office
3 4 (10.00%) Front Office
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Local Government
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Support Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Desktop Support
4 9 (22.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) IT Support
5 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) BYOD
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.50%) Health Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 8
4 9 (22.50%) Mac OS
5 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Vista
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Information Security
3 7 (17.50%) Software Deployment
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) ITSM
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.50%) Time Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) MODAF
7 2 (5.00%) QMS
7 2 (5.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) UML
7 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
1 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) VBScript
3 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CCNA
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (7.50%) MCSA
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) APMP
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
2 2 (5.00%) GxP
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) SCCM
2 7 (17.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Citrix
3 8 (20.00%) Apple
4 5 (12.50%) Remedy
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) WorldPay
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) Cognos
7 2 (5.00%) Tableau
7 2 (5.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.50%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.50%) Facebook
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Twitter