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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 27 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.92% 5.12% 7.28%
As % of the Applications category 47.78% 40.30% 53.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 18
Average daily rate
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£163 £190 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £143 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £305 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +26.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +3.70%
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
90 67 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.40% 12.71% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 41
Average daily rate £288 £258 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.65% -19.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £126 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £11.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.60 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £20.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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
Peterborough +6 27 £110 -33.33% 6
Cambridge -1 13 £170 -10.52% 7
Huntingdon -1 3 - - 1
Chatteris - - - -
St Neots - - - - 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 70 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 65 (69.15%) Windows
3 33 (35.11%) MS Excel
4 31 (32.98%) Citrix
5 30 (31.91%) Finance
6 27 (28.72%) Windows 7
7 26 (27.66%) Active Directory
7 26 (27.66%) ITIL
8 15 (15.96%) WAN
8 15 (15.96%) Adobe
8 15 (15.96%) McAfee
9 14 (14.89%) Lotus
9 14 (14.89%) IBM Notes
9 14 (14.89%) Symantec
10 13 (13.83%) MCP
10 13 (13.83%) Blackberry
10 13 (13.83%) Cisco
10 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (13.83%) Incident Management
11 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
11 11 (11.70%) LAN
11 11 (11.70%) Remedy
11 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
12 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
12 10 (10.64%) SAS
12 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
13 9 (9.57%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (9.57%) Lync
13 9 (9.57%) Migration
14 8 (8.51%) Publishing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (14.89%) IBM Notes
2 10 (10.64%) SAS
3 9 (9.57%) Lync
4 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (35.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) Mingle
3 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) WAN
2 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.70%) LAN
3 5 (5.32%) DNS
3 5 (5.32%) DHCP
4 4 (4.26%) SAN
5 3 (3.19%) Internet
6 2 (2.13%) ISDN
6 2 (2.13%) PBX
6 2 (2.13%) VoIP
6 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.06%) ATM
7 1 (1.06%) VPN
7 1 (1.06%) IPv6
7 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MSI
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.51%) Publishing
4 7 (7.45%) Advertising
5 3 (3.19%) Military
6 2 (2.13%) Electronics
6 2 (2.13%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.06%) Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (52.13%) Analyst
2 30 (31.91%) Service Analyst
2 30 (31.91%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (21.28%) Support Analyst
4 16 (17.02%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (12.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.57%) Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) SAS Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.32%) QA Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Senior QA Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) HTML
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
1 2 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.57%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.45%) Data Integration
4 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.19%) CMDB
6 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.06%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.06%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.06%) Statistics
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (69.15%) Windows
2 27 (28.72%) Windows 7
3 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.45%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.38%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.13%) Android
8 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.13%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) Incident Management
3 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
3 10 (10.64%) Business Analysis
4 9 (9.57%) Migration
5 7 (7.45%) ETL
5 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.32%) Workflow
6 5 (5.32%) Change Management
7 3 (3.19%) Service Management
7 3 (3.19%) Validation
7 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.13%) Data Management
8 2 (2.13%) Time Management
8 2 (2.13%) Line Management
8 2 (2.13%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.13%) Java
2 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.13%) PHP
2 2 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (1.06%) VBA
3 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) MCP
2 7 (7.45%) SAS Certification
2 7 (7.45%) Degree
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.32%) ISEB
5 4 (4.26%) CCA
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.06%) PhD
7 1 (1.06%) MCSD
7 1 (1.06%) MCSE
7 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.06%) MCTS
7 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) GCP
3 1 (1.06%) CDISC
System Software
1 26 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.32%) XenApp
3 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.06%) SCOM
3 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 70 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.98%) Citrix
3 15 (15.96%) Adobe
3 15 (15.96%) McAfee
4 14 (14.89%) Lotus
4 14 (14.89%) Symantec
5 13 (13.83%) Cisco
6 11 (11.70%) Remedy
7 7 (7.45%) Avaya
8 5 (5.32%) VMware
9 3 (3.19%) HP
9 3 (3.19%) Dell
10 2 (2.13%) Polycom
10 2 (2.13%) EMC
10 2 (2.13%) Apple
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle
11 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.06%) Juniper
11 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.06%) Sun
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