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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 28 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.26% 5.79% 2.68%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 30.07% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Median daily rate £143 £300 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +34.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £291 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +29.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £17.00 £17.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
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
70 143 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.93% 19.25% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 15
Median daily rate £325 £288 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £380 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 14
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -12 13 £200 -27.92% 2
Peterborough +3 8 £150 -59.45% 1
Huntingdon 0 3 £135 -58.46%
St Neots - 1 £118 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
2 32 (56.14%) Windows
2 32 (56.14%) MS Excel
3 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
4 28 (49.12%) Windows 7
5 18 (31.58%) ITIL
6 14 (24.56%) Finance
7 13 (22.81%) Windows XP
8 12 (21.05%) Windows 8
9 10 (17.54%) Project Management
9 10 (17.54%) SLA
10 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
11 8 (14.04%) MS Project
11 8 (14.04%) MCSE
11 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (14.04%) Apple
11 8 (14.04%) Information Security
11 8 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (14.04%) SCCM
11 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
12 7 (12.28%) Apple iOS
12 7 (12.28%) Software Deployment
12 7 (12.28%) Windows Vista
12 7 (12.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (12.28%) Citrix
13 6 (10.53%) Mac OS
14 5 (8.77%) Adobe
15 4 (7.02%) SQL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (56.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (14.04%) MS Project
3 4 (7.02%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Primavera
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) IaaS
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) LAN
2 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.75%) Skype
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.75%) Power BI
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Publishing
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Desktop Support
5 7 (12.28%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Service Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) IT Support
7 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.26%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Report Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.51%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.26%) BYOD
1 3 (5.26%) iPad
2 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
3 1 (1.75%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.75%) Informatics
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) PMI
3 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Windows 7
3 13 (22.81%) Windows XP
4 12 (21.05%) Windows 8
5 7 (12.28%) Apple iOS
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Vista
6 6 (10.53%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Project Management
3 8 (14.04%) Information Security
4 7 (12.28%) Software Deployment
5 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.26%) Coaching
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 2 (3.51%) ArchiMate
7 2 (3.51%) Change Management
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.51%) ITSM
7 2 (3.51%) QMS
7 2 (3.51%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.51%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.51%) SABSA
7 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (14.04%) MCSE
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) APMP
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) MCP
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) COBIT
2 2 (3.51%) GxP
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) SCCM
2 7 (12.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Apple
3 7 (12.28%) Citrix
4 5 (8.77%) Adobe
5 3 (5.26%) Lotus
5 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) WorldPay
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) Remedy
6 2 (3.51%) Tableau
7 1 (1.75%) Avaya
7 1 (1.75%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.75%) Dell
7 1 (1.75%) Facebook
7 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec
7 1 (1.75%) Twitter