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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 38 16
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Office 45 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.60% 4.02% 7.95%
As % of the Applications category 36.89% 37.14% 50.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 26
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£205 £223 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% -21.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £299 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £20.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +4.48%
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
122 70 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.89% 10.84% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 24 38
Average daily rate £281 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 24
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 31 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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 +10 23 £281 +23.22% 10
Peterborough +5 18 £175 -21.34% 1
Huntingdon 0 3 - - 1
St Neots - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 72 (74.23%) Microsoft
2 70 (72.16%) Windows
3 38 (39.18%) MS Excel
3 38 (39.18%) Citrix
4 32 (32.99%) ITIL
4 32 (32.99%) Windows 7
5 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
6 29 (29.90%) Finance
7 21 (21.65%) Cisco
8 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
9 19 (19.59%) Adobe
10 18 (18.56%) MCP
11 17 (17.53%) McAfee
12 16 (16.49%) Symantec
12 16 (16.49%) Lotus
12 16 (16.49%) IBM Notes
13 15 (15.46%) Service Delivery
13 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (14.43%) Blackberry
15 13 (13.40%) SLA
16 12 (12.37%) WAN
16 12 (12.37%) Remedy
17 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
18 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
18 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
18 10 (10.31%) VMware
19 9 (9.28%) LAN
19 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (9.28%) Video Conferencing
19 9 (9.28%) Lync

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (16.49%) IBM Notes
2 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.28%) Lync
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.06%) SAS
7 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (39.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) WAN
2 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.28%) LAN
4 5 (5.15%) VPN
5 3 (3.09%) SAN
6 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.06%) PBX
6 2 (2.06%) VoIP
6 2 (2.06%) ISDN
7 1 (1.03%) ATM
7 1 (1.03%) DNS
7 1 (1.03%) DHCP
7 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.06%) FileMaker
1 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) MSI
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Advertising
4 2 (2.06%) Electronics
4 2 (2.06%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (56.70%) Analyst
2 30 (30.93%) Service Analyst
2 30 (30.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 22 (22.68%) Support Analyst
4 21 (21.65%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (15.46%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 13 (13.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (12.37%) Desktop Support
8 11 (11.34%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (7.22%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 4 (4.12%) QA Analyst
13 3 (3.09%) Citrix Engineer
13 3 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 3 (3.09%) Senior QA Analyst
13 3 (3.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) XML
1 2 (2.06%) ODBC
2 1 (1.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.28%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.09%) iPhone
5 3 (3.09%) iPad
6 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.03%) EPoS
7 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.03%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 70 (72.16%) Windows
2 32 (32.99%) Windows 7
3 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.09%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.09%) Android
7 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.03%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) ITIL
2 20 (20.62%) Incident Management
3 15 (15.46%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.25%) Change Management
4 8 (8.25%) Project Management
5 7 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.15%) Business Analysis
6 5 (5.15%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (4.12%) Service Management
7 4 (4.12%) Workflow
7 4 (4.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.09%) CAD
8 3 (3.09%) Validation
8 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.09%) Time Management
9 2 (2.06%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (2.06%) Document Management
9 2 (2.06%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.03%) VBA
3 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) MCP
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.19%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (6.19%) Degree
4 4 (4.12%) ISEB
5 3 (3.09%) CCA
5 3 (3.09%) MCSE
5 3 (3.09%) CCNA
5 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.03%) MCTS
7 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) QA
System Software
1 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.19%) XenApp
3 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.09%) Terminal Server
4 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.03%) DameWare
3 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (74.23%) Microsoft
2 38 (39.18%) Citrix
3 21 (21.65%) Cisco
4 19 (19.59%) Adobe
5 17 (17.53%) McAfee
6 16 (16.49%) Lotus
6 16 (16.49%) Symantec
7 12 (12.37%) Remedy
8 10 (10.31%) VMware
9 7 (7.22%) Avaya
10 6 (6.19%) HP
11 3 (3.09%) NetApp
11 3 (3.09%) Mapinfo
11 3 (3.09%) Sophos
11 3 (3.09%) Wyse
11 3 (3.09%) Google
11 3 (3.09%) MobileIron
12 2 (2.06%) Polycom
12 2 (2.06%) Dell
12 2 (2.06%) EMC
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