The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 27 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.32% 5.89% 5.04%
As % of the Applications category 34.18% 48.31% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 13
Average daily rate
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£120 £150 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £85 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £408 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £11.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +39.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.50 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £20.00 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
79 89 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.71% 12.19% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 34
Average daily rate £238 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £95 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.15 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £31.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
East of England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 10 £120 -20.00% 9
Peterborough +6 9 £130 +36.84% 4
Ely - - - - 1
Huntingdon - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
3 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
4 17 (32.08%) Windows 7
5 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
6 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
6 13 (24.53%) WAN
7 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (20.75%) LAN
8 11 (20.75%) Citrix
8 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
9 10 (18.87%) Finance
9 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
10 9 (16.98%) IBM Notes
10 9 (16.98%) Lotus
11 8 (15.09%) Avaya
11 8 (15.09%) Adobe
11 8 (15.09%) Symantec
11 8 (15.09%) McAfee
11 8 (15.09%) Project Management
11 8 (15.09%) Cisco
11 8 (15.09%) ITIL
11 8 (15.09%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (15.09%) Lync
12 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
12 7 (13.21%) MS Project
13 6 (11.32%) MCP
13 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
13 6 (11.32%) Smartphone
13 6 (11.32%) Incident Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.98%) IBM Notes
3 8 (15.09%) Lync
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.89%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Project
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) WAN
1 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.75%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) SAN
5 2 (3.77%) ADSL
6 1 (1.89%) HTTP
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.89%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Toad
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
2 1 (1.89%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.89%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.87%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Service Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (11.32%) Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.66%) Server Support
7 3 (5.66%) Network Support
7 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (3.77%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) XSLT
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (11.32%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows 7
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL
1 8 (15.09%) Project Management
2 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
3 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
3 6 (11.32%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.66%) Logistics
6 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.77%) Release Management
6 2 (3.77%) Information Management
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Data Management
6 2 (3.77%) Scrum
6 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) Process Management
7 1 (1.89%) Change Management
7 1 (1.89%) OOP
7 1 (1.89%) OO
7 1 (1.89%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C
2 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.89%) VBScript
3 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) MCP
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.66%) PMP
3 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Citrix
3 9 (16.98%) Lotus
4 8 (15.09%) Symantec
4 8 (15.09%) McAfee
4 8 (15.09%) Adobe
4 8 (15.09%) Cisco
4 8 (15.09%) Avaya
5 5 (9.43%) Polycom
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) AppSense
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £12 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ThreePeople
Rate: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago