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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.09% 6.32% 4.10%
As % of the Applications category 29.41% 40.35% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Average daily rate
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£120 £200 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £12.60 £11.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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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
51 57 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.52% 15.66% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 19
Average daily rate £375 £344 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £161 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 20
Average hourly rate £41.25 £12.55 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+228.68% -58.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 £11.70 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.75 £20.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 8 (38.10%) DNS
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 7 (33.33%) SCCM
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (23.81%) LAN
7 5 (23.81%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
9 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) SCOM
9 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
9 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) IPv6
9 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 3 (14.29%) Linux
10 2 (9.52%) Windows XP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) Content Management Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
3 7 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) IPv6
5 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) Toad
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
1 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Server Support
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Network Support
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Server Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.52%) Data Management
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.76%) Content Management
3 1 (4.76%) Logistics
3 1 (4.76%) OOP
3 1 (4.76%) OO
3 1 (4.76%) RAD
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCSD
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) AppSense
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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