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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 31 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.24% 6.22% 4.73%
As % of the Applications category 46.27% 47.87% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 8
Average daily rate £231 £155 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.19% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £100 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £268 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
Average hourly rate £10.75 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £12.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
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
67 94 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.32% 13.00% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 23
Average daily rate £400 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £108 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 13
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £24.50 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 15 £259 +52.50% 6
Peterborough +2 12 £219 +98.86% 2
Huntingdon 0 1 - - 2
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 51 (72.86%) Microsoft
2 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 39 (55.71%) MS Excel
3 31 (44.29%) Windows 7
4 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
5 23 (32.86%) ITIL
6 14 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
8 11 (15.71%) MS Project
8 11 (15.71%) Citrix
8 11 (15.71%) Finance
9 10 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (12.86%) Adobe
10 9 (12.86%) MCSE
10 9 (12.86%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
11 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
11 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
11 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
12 7 (10.00%) Lotus
12 7 (10.00%) Symantec
12 7 (10.00%) Intel Security
12 7 (10.00%) Cisco
12 7 (10.00%) Project Management
12 7 (10.00%) IBM Notes
13 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
13 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.57%) ITIL V3
14 5 (7.14%) Telecoms

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 39 (55.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.71%) MS Project
3 10 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.86%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.86%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) LAN
2 4 (5.71%) WAN
3 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.86%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) VPN
4 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.43%) DHCP
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) Extranet
5 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.43%) Intranet
5 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.43%) VLAN
5 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.43%) Power BI
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Publishing
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Billing
5 2 (2.86%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.57%) IT Support
5 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Coordinator
6 5 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Regular Expression
1 1 (1.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.86%) BYOD
4 2 (2.86%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Handset
5 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) Windows 7
3 14 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (8.57%) ITIL V3
4 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.71%) Service Management
7 3 (4.29%) Infographics
7 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.86%) Change Management
8 2 (2.86%) Coaching
8 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.86%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.86%) Information Management
8 2 (2.86%) Migration
8 2 (2.86%) Process Improvement
8 2 (2.86%) Scrum
8 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) ITIL Certification
1 9 (12.86%) MCSE
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) MCP
4 2 (2.86%) APMP
5 1 (1.43%) AAT
5 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (72.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Citrix
3 9 (12.86%) Adobe
4 7 (10.00%) Cisco
4 7 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 7 (10.00%) Lotus
4 7 (10.00%) Symantec
5 3 (4.29%) Avaya
5 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.29%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) Apple
6 2 (2.86%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.43%) Facebook
7 1 (1.43%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.43%) Remedy
7 1 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (1.43%) Tableau
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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