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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 36 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.28% 4.76% 6.27%
As % of the Applications category 33.96% 43.90% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 16
Average daily rate
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£120 £231 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £131 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £408 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £256 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Average hourly rate £17.88 £16.00 £11.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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
106 82 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.59% 10.85% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 35
Average daily rate £275 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 28
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.50% -21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £20.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 August 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
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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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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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 -18 15 £120 -40.00% 3
Peterborough +14 8 £130 -67.50% 3
Ely - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Windows 7
4 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
5 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (25.93%) LAN
7 14 (25.93%) WAN
8 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 10 (18.52%) Citrix
9 10 (18.52%) Finance
9 10 (18.52%) Windows 8
9 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (16.67%) DHCP
10 9 (16.67%) DNS
11 8 (14.81%) SAN
11 8 (14.81%) Avaya
11 8 (14.81%) Lync
11 8 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (12.96%) SCCM
12 7 (12.96%) Lotus
12 7 (12.96%) Adobe
12 7 (12.96%) Cisco
12 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
12 7 (12.96%) IBM Notes
12 7 (12.96%) ITIL
12 7 (12.96%) Symantec
12 7 (12.96%) McAfee
12 7 (12.96%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (14.81%) Lync
2 7 (12.96%) IBM Notes
2 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Project
3 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (25.93%) LAN
2 14 (25.93%) WAN
3 9 (16.67%) DHCP
3 9 (16.67%) DNS
4 8 (14.81%) SAN
5 3 (5.56%) IPv6
5 3 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Toad
2 1 (1.85%) MSI
2 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (3.70%) Military
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Service Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.96%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Server Support
4 6 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
5 5 (9.26%) Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Network Support
5 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) SAS Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.70%) CMDB
5 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.52%) Windows 8
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Linux
6 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) ITIL
1 7 (12.96%) Project Management
2 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
3 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) ETL
5 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) Migration
5 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.70%) Scrum
6 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Data Management
6 2 (3.70%) Process Management
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Logistics
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
1 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) C
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
3 1 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) MCP
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.56%) SAS Certification
2 3 (5.56%) PMP
2 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCSD
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
2 3 (5.56%) SCVMM
2 3 (5.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Citrix
3 8 (14.81%) Avaya
4 7 (12.96%) Lotus
4 7 (12.96%) Symantec
4 7 (12.96%) McAfee
4 7 (12.96%) Adobe
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco
5 5 (9.26%) Polycom
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) AppSense
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