The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.10% 4.32% 4.85%
As % of the Applications category 53.13% 34.31% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Average daily rate
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£169 £120 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -43.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £110 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £221 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £290 £263
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.16% +31.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
MS Office
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
64 102 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.71% 12.59% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 24
Average daily rate £343 £269 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.44% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.35 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Cambridgeshire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Cambridgeshire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 15 £365 +204.16% 9
Peterborough +4 12 £113 -13.46% 3
Huntingdon - 3 £148 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 56 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 46 (54.76%) Windows
3 35 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 29 (34.52%) ITIL
5 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 24 (28.57%) Citrix
6 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
7 20 (23.81%) Incident Management
8 17 (20.24%) Finance
9 16 (19.05%) Lotus
9 16 (19.05%) IBM Notes
10 15 (17.86%) MCP
10 15 (17.86%) Adobe
10 15 (17.86%) Cisco
10 15 (17.86%) Symantec
10 15 (17.86%) McAfee
11 14 (16.67%) Service Delivery
12 11 (13.10%) SLA
13 10 (11.90%) Project Management
14 8 (9.52%) Blackberry
14 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
14 8 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
15 7 (8.33%) Windows XP
15 7 (8.33%) MS Project
15 7 (8.33%) Windows 8
16 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (7.14%) XML
16 6 (7.14%) Oracle
16 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
16 6 (7.14%) SharePoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 16 (19.05%) IBM Notes
2 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.57%) Lync
5 2 (2.38%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (8.33%) MS Project
4 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.38%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) VPN
2 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) Wireless
3 2 (2.38%) Skype
3 2 (2.38%) WebEx
3 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.38%) DHCP
3 2 (2.38%) LAN
3 2 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (2.38%) Intranet
3 2 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) Extranet
4 1 (1.19%) VoIP
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
4 1 (1.19%) VLAN
4 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.19%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
1 5 (5.95%) FileMaker
1 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.19%) MSI
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (55.95%) Analyst
2 26 (30.95%) Service Analyst
2 26 (30.95%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
4 18 (21.43%) Support Analyst
5 16 (19.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 11 (13.10%) Desktop Support
7 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.76%) Administrator
10 4 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Administrator
12 2 (2.38%) PMO Analyst
12 2 (2.38%) Support Technician
12 2 (2.38%) Project Planner
12 2 (2.38%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) XML
2 4 (4.76%) ODBC
3 2 (2.38%) HTML
3 2 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.19%) XSL
4 1 (1.19%) WF
4 1 (1.19%) LINQ
4 1 (1.19%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
3 5 (5.95%) BYOD
3 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.38%) EPoS
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) PMI
5 1 (1.19%) Handset
5 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.76%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.76%) Android
5 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.57%) Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.38%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) ITIL
2 20 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 14 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 10 (11.90%) Project Management
5 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.95%) Service Management
6 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.95%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.95%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.76%) Document Management
7 4 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.57%) Programme Management
8 3 (3.57%) ITSM
8 3 (3.57%) Resource Management
9 2 (2.38%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.38%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.38%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.38%) Time Management
9 2 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.19%) VBA
3 1 (1.19%) C
3 1 (1.19%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) MCP
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.19%) MCDST
4 1 (1.19%) MCSE
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 24 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) DameWare
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.57%) Citrix
3 16 (19.05%) Lotus
4 15 (17.86%) Adobe
4 15 (17.86%) McAfee
4 15 (17.86%) Symantec
4 15 (17.86%) Cisco
5 6 (7.14%) Oracle
6 4 (4.76%) Remedy
6 4 (4.76%) WorldPay
7 3 (3.57%) SAP
8 2 (2.38%) Apple
8 2 (2.38%) BMC
8 2 (2.38%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.38%) VMware
9 1 (1.19%) Altiris
9 1 (1.19%) Meridio
9 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
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