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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 28 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.61% 3.76% 5.37%
As % of the Applications category 41.18% 35.14% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 14
Average daily rate
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£269 £228 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -23.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £271
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -16.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £20.00 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £26.00 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.64% -
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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
68 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.48% 10.69% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 21
Average daily rate £290 £215 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.88% -17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £411 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 13
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.20% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.90 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.55 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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 1 May 2015.

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
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 1 May 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 25 (56.82%) MS Excel
3 24 (54.55%) Windows
4 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
5 14 (31.82%) Finance
6 13 (29.55%) Windows 7
7 12 (27.27%) Citrix
8 10 (22.73%) ITIL
9 9 (20.45%) Blackberry
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) SLA
11 7 (15.91%) MS Visio
11 7 (15.91%) Remedy
11 7 (15.91%) BYOD
12 6 (13.64%) Project Management
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
13 5 (11.36%) Reverse Engineering
13 5 (11.36%) VMware
13 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
13 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
13 5 (11.36%) FileMaker
13 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
13 5 (11.36%) Oracle
13 5 (11.36%) XML
13 5 (11.36%) Data Structures
13 5 (11.36%) WorldPay
13 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
14 4 (9.09%) ODBC
14 4 (9.09%) Service Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (56.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) Mingle
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
1 5 (11.36%) FileMaker
1 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 8 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Data Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support
6 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Hardware Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Blackberry
2 7 (15.91%) BYOD
3 5 (11.36%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.27%) Handset
5 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Project Management
2 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.36%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Document Management
5 3 (6.82%) Validation
5 3 (6.82%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) Workflow
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.27%) Quantitative Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) BDD
7 1 (2.27%) Market Research
7 1 (2.27%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby
2 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) MCP
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Citrix
3 7 (15.91%) Remedy
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 5 (11.36%) WorldPay
5 3 (6.82%) NetApp
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
5 3 (6.82%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) EMC
7 1 (2.27%) Altiris
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
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