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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 34 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.52% 6.31% 3.88%
As % of the Applications category 41.46% 33.09% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 7
Average daily rate £180 £269 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.02% +20.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £111 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £386 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £230
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +27.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
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
82 139 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.31% 19.07% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 61 20
Average daily rate £330 £288 £242
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £380 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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 29 April 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -7 24 £200 -27.27% 2
Peterborough +4 7 £243 +38.57% 2
Huntingdon -5 2 £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 29 April 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 45 (67.16%) Microsoft
2 35 (52.24%) Windows
2 35 (52.24%) MS Excel
3 34 (50.75%) Active Directory
4 31 (46.27%) Windows 7
5 19 (28.36%) ITIL
6 15 (22.39%) Windows XP
7 14 (20.90%) Finance
8 12 (17.91%) Windows 8
9 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
9 11 (16.42%) SLA
10 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
10 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
11 9 (13.43%) Project Management
11 9 (13.43%) MCSE
11 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (13.43%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (11.94%) Apple
12 8 (11.94%) MS Project
12 8 (11.94%) Information Security
12 8 (11.94%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (11.94%) SCCM
13 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
13 7 (10.45%) Software Deployment
13 7 (10.45%) Windows Vista
13 7 (10.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (10.45%) Citrix
14 6 (8.96%) Mac OS
15 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
15 5 (7.46%) SharePoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.48%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.99%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 35 (52.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (11.94%) MS Project
3 3 (4.48%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Primavera
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) IaaS
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) LAN
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) WAN
3 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.49%) Skype
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
3 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.49%) Power BI
2 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Publishing
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Local Government
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (17.91%) Support Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Service Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (13.43%) Desktop Support
6 7 (10.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.97%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Support
8 4 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Regular Expression
1 1 (1.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.48%) BYOD
1 3 (4.48%) iPad
2 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.49%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.49%) EPoS
3 1 (1.49%) Handset
3 1 (1.49%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.49%) Informatics
3 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (52.24%) Windows
2 31 (46.27%) Windows 7
3 15 (22.39%) Windows XP
4 12 (17.91%) Windows 8
5 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Vista
6 6 (8.96%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Project Management
3 8 (11.94%) Information Security
4 7 (10.45%) Software Deployment
5 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.48%) Coaching
7 3 (4.48%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.48%) Service Management
8 2 (2.99%) Change Management
8 2 (2.99%) ITSM
8 2 (2.99%) Migration
8 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.99%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.99%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (13.43%) MCSE
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) APMP
3 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.49%) MCP
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) COBIT
2 2 (2.99%) GxP
System Software
1 34 (50.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) SCCM
2 7 (10.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (67.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Apple
3 7 (10.45%) Citrix
4 4 (5.97%) Adobe
5 3 (4.48%) Lotus
5 3 (4.48%) VMware
5 3 (4.48%) WorldPay
6 2 (2.99%) Avaya
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
6 2 (2.99%) Remedy
6 2 (2.99%) Tableau
7 1 (1.49%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.49%) Facebook
7 1 (1.49%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.49%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.49%) Symantec
7 1 (1.49%) Twitter
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday