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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.84% 1.65% 4.46%
As % of the Applications category 44.62% 16.22% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 13
Average daily rate
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£278 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £27.50 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £27.50 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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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
65 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.57% 10.19% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 21
Average daily rate £300 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £466 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.16% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £23.15 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 21 (50.00%) Windows
4 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 12 (28.57%) Finance
6 11 (26.19%) Citrix
7 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 9 (21.43%) ITIL
9 8 (19.05%) SQL
9 8 (19.05%) SLA
9 8 (19.05%) Blackberry
10 7 (16.67%) Project Management
10 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
11 6 (14.29%) XML
11 6 (14.29%) Remedy
11 6 (14.29%) BYOD
12 5 (11.90%) WorldPay
12 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
12 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
12 5 (11.90%) FileMaker
12 5 (11.90%) Oracle
12 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
12 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
12 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
12 5 (11.90%) QA
12 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (11.90%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (11.90%) Service Management
13 4 (9.52%) Change Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.76%) Mingle
5 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) VPN
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) PABX
3 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
1 5 (11.90%) FileMaker
1 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.90%) Data Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (4.76%) Validation Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Hardware Test Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) ODBC
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) XSL
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) CAML
3 1 (2.38%) WF
3 1 (2.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 6 (14.29%) BYOD
3 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) PMI
5 1 (2.38%) Handset
5 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (11.90%) Service Management
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
5 4 (9.52%) Validation
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Document Management
5 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.14%) Workflow
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) ITSM
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.38%) CRM
8 1 (2.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VBA
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) ISEB
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCP
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
2 5 (11.90%) QA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Citrix
3 6 (14.29%) Remedy
4 5 (11.90%) WorldPay
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) Altiris
7 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
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