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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 45 22
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.83% 3.50% 5.91%
As % of the Applications category 31.16% 38.71% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 21
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£275 £219 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -27.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.20 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £20.75 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +3.70%
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
138 62 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.70% 9.05% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 18 43
Average daily rate £288 £215 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £167 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £488 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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 6 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
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 6 May 2015.

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 6 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 +12 28 £269 +25.00% 5
Peterborough +4 12 £227 +2.02% 3
Huntingdon - 2 £325 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 63 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (64.44%) Windows
3 33 (36.67%) MS Excel
4 32 (35.56%) Citrix
5 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 25 (27.78%) ITIL
6 24 (26.67%) Finance
7 23 (25.56%) Windows 7
8 21 (23.33%) Incident Management
9 20 (22.22%) Cisco
10 18 (20.00%) MCP
10 18 (20.00%) Adobe
11 16 (17.78%) SLA
11 16 (17.78%) McAfee
12 15 (16.67%) Symantec
12 15 (16.67%) Lotus
12 15 (16.67%) IBM Notes
12 15 (16.67%) Service Delivery
13 12 (13.33%) Blackberry
14 10 (11.11%) Project Management
14 10 (11.11%) Remedy
15 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (8.89%) VMware
16 8 (8.89%) SQL
16 8 (8.89%) Windows XP
16 8 (8.89%) MS Visio
16 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
17 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (7.78%) Change Management
17 7 (7.78%) BYOD

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 15 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.67%) Lync
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.22%) SAS
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.22%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.22%) Mingle
5 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) WAN
1 6 (6.67%) VPN
2 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.33%) LAN
3 3 (3.33%) SAN
4 2 (2.22%) Internet
4 2 (2.22%) WebEx
5 1 (1.11%) Wireless
5 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.11%) PABX
5 1 (1.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (5.56%) FileMaker
1 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Billing
3 2 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (54.44%) Analyst
2 23 (25.56%) 1st Line Support
3 22 (24.44%) Service Analyst
3 22 (24.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (23.33%) Support Analyst
5 16 (17.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 13 (14.44%) Desktop Support
7 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
8 10 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (5.56%) Data Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) Administrator
12 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) Desktop Analyst
13 3 (3.33%) IT Support
13 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
13 3 (3.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) XML
2 4 (4.44%) ODBC
3 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.78%) BYOD
3 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.33%) iPhone
5 3 (3.33%) iPad
6 2 (2.22%) EPoS
7 1 (1.11%) PMI
7 1 (1.11%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.11%) Handset
7 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 58 (64.44%) Windows
2 23 (25.56%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.89%) Windows XP
5 6 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.22%) Android
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.22%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) ITIL
2 21 (23.33%) Incident Management
3 15 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 10 (11.11%) Project Management
5 7 (7.78%) Change Management
6 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.44%) Validation
8 4 (4.44%) Service Management
8 4 (4.44%) Document Management
9 3 (3.33%) Time Management
9 3 (3.33%) CAD
10 2 (2.22%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.22%) Migration
10 2 (2.22%) Workflow
10 2 (2.22%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.89%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) VBA
4 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) MCP
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) Degree
4 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.33%) MCSE
5 3 (3.33%) CCNA
5 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.22%) ISEB
7 1 (1.11%) CCA
7 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.11%) MCTS
7 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) XenApp
3 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.33%) Terminal Server
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) DameWare
3 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 63 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.56%) Citrix
3 20 (22.22%) Cisco
4 18 (20.00%) Adobe
5 16 (17.78%) McAfee
6 15 (16.67%) Symantec
6 15 (16.67%) Lotus
7 10 (11.11%) Remedy
8 8 (8.89%) VMware
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle
10 5 (5.56%) WorldPay
11 4 (4.44%) HP
12 3 (3.33%) Sophos
12 3 (3.33%) Wyse
12 3 (3.33%) Mapinfo
12 3 (3.33%) NetApp
12 3 (3.33%) MobileIron
12 3 (3.33%) Google
13 2 (2.22%) LANDesk
13 2 (2.22%) BMC
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