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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 47 24
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Office 45 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.01% 2.71% 5.29%
As % of the Applications category 31.25% 32.20% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 17
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£300 £223 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.83% -25.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.35 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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
144 59 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.23% 8.40% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 15 37
Average daily rate £294 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £165 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £510 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £22.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -42.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.30 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +21 29 £278 - 13
Peterborough +5 11 £370 +66.29% 4
Huntingdon - 2 £325 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (70.24%) Microsoft
2 51 (60.71%) Windows
3 31 (36.90%) MS Excel
4 29 (34.52%) Citrix
5 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
5 23 (27.38%) ITIL
6 20 (23.81%) Incident Management
7 19 (22.62%) Finance
7 19 (22.62%) Cisco
8 18 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 17 (20.24%) Adobe
10 16 (19.05%) SLA
10 16 (19.05%) MCP
11 15 (17.86%) McAfee
12 14 (16.67%) Symantec
12 14 (16.67%) Lotus
12 14 (16.67%) IBM Notes
12 14 (16.67%) Service Delivery
13 12 (14.29%) Project Management
14 11 (13.10%) Blackberry
15 9 (10.71%) Remedy
16 8 (9.52%) MS Visio
16 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
16 8 (9.52%) SQL
16 8 (9.52%) Change Management
16 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
17 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
17 6 (7.14%) BYOD
17 6 (7.14%) VMware

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.57%) Lync
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.38%) SAS
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.19%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (36.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) Mingle
4 2 (2.38%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.38%) MS Project
5 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) VPN
2 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.57%) SAN
3 3 (3.57%) WAN
4 2 (2.38%) WebEx
4 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) ATM
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) PABX
5 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) FileMaker
1 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
1 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) MSI
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (52.38%) Analyst
2 20 (23.81%) 1st Line Support
2 20 (23.81%) Service Analyst
2 20 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (20.24%) Support Analyst
4 15 (17.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) Desktop Support
7 8 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Administrator
11 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) IT Support
12 2 (2.38%) Hardware Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) XML
2 4 (4.76%) ODBC
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
3 1 (1.19%) XSL
3 1 (1.19%) WF
3 1 (1.19%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.19%) LINQ
3 1 (1.19%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.14%) BYOD
2 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.57%) iPhone
4 3 (3.57%) iPad
5 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.38%) EPoS
6 1 (1.19%) PMI
6 1 (1.19%) Handset
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.19%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 51 (60.71%) Windows
2 18 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 6 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.38%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (2.38%) Android
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) ITIL
2 20 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 14 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 12 (14.29%) Project Management
5 8 (9.52%) Change Management
6 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.95%) Service Management
7 5 (5.95%) Validation
7 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.95%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.95%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.76%) Document Management
8 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.57%) CAD
9 3 (3.57%) Workflow
10 2 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.38%) Time Management
10 2 (2.38%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.38%) VBA
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) MCP
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) MCSE
5 3 (3.57%) CCNA
5 3 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.57%) Degree
6 2 (2.38%) ISEB
7 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.19%) MCDST
7 1 (1.19%) MCTS
7 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) SLA
2 5 (5.95%) QA
System Software
1 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) Terminal Server
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.57%) XenApp
2 3 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) DameWare
3 1 (1.19%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (70.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (34.52%) Citrix
3 19 (22.62%) Cisco
4 17 (20.24%) Adobe
5 15 (17.86%) McAfee
6 14 (16.67%) Symantec
6 14 (16.67%) Lotus
7 9 (10.71%) Remedy
8 6 (7.14%) VMware
8 6 (7.14%) Oracle
9 5 (5.95%) WorldPay
10 4 (4.76%) HP
11 3 (3.57%) NetApp
11 3 (3.57%) Sophos
11 3 (3.57%) Mapinfo
11 3 (3.57%) Wyse
11 3 (3.57%) Google
11 3 (3.57%) MobileIron
12 2 (2.38%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.38%) SAP
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