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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 45 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.91% 4.50% 6.94%
As % of the Applications category 39.82% 44.74% 43.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Average hourly rate £28.88 £14.05 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.51% +12.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.90 £9.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.51% -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
113 76 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.85% 10.05% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 35
Average daily rate £250 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £138 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 29
Average hourly rate £33.75 £12.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.85% -37.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £20.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 19 £138 -24.65% 11
Peterborough +16 8 £130 -50.00% 2
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Ely - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 41 (67.21%) Windows
1 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.07%) MS Excel
2 22 (36.07%) Windows 7
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (29.51%) TCP/IP
4 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
5 14 (22.95%) LAN
5 14 (22.95%) WAN
6 13 (21.31%) Finance
7 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
7 12 (19.67%) Citrix
8 10 (16.39%) Windows 8
8 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (14.75%) DHCP
9 9 (14.75%) DNS
10 8 (13.11%) Publishing
10 8 (13.11%) SAS
10 8 (13.11%) Avaya
10 8 (13.11%) SAN
10 8 (13.11%) ITIL
10 8 (13.11%) Lync
10 8 (13.11%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (13.11%) Business Analysis
11 7 (11.48%) Data Integration
11 7 (11.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (11.48%) SCCM
11 7 (11.48%) SAS Certification
11 7 (11.48%) ETL
11 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (13.11%) SAS
1 8 (13.11%) Lync
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.20%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (36.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Project
2 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) TCP/IP
2 14 (22.95%) LAN
2 14 (22.95%) WAN
3 9 (14.75%) DHCP
3 9 (14.75%) DNS
4 8 (13.11%) SAN
5 3 (4.92%) Internet
5 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.92%) IPv6
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) Toad
2 1 (1.64%) MSI
2 1 (1.64%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.64%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.11%) Publishing
4 3 (4.92%) Military
5 2 (3.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Service Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) SAS Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Server Support
5 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.20%) Network Support
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) HTML
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (11.48%) Data Integration
3 6 (9.84%) Smartphone
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.92%) CMDB
7 2 (3.28%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.64%) Statistics
8 1 (1.64%) GIS
8 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 41 (67.21%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Windows 7
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.39%) Windows 8
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) Linux
6 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) ITIL
1 8 (13.11%) Business Analysis
2 7 (11.48%) ETL
2 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.48%) Project Management
2 7 (11.48%) Migration
3 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.92%) Data Management
5 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.28%) Process Management
6 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.28%) Scrum
6 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.28%) Release Management
6 2 (3.28%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
1 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.28%) C
2 2 (3.28%) Python
2 2 (3.28%) Java
2 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.28%) PHP
3 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
3 1 (1.64%) VB
3 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) SAS Certification
2 6 (9.84%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.92%) PMP
3 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) MCSD
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) PhD
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) CDISC
2 1 (1.64%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) XenApp
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) SCOM
2 3 (4.92%) SCVMM
2 3 (4.92%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Citrix
3 8 (13.11%) Avaya
4 6 (9.84%) Adobe
5 5 (8.20%) Lotus
5 5 (8.20%) Symantec
5 5 (8.20%) McAfee
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco
5 5 (8.20%) Polycom
6 3 (4.92%) Remedy
7 2 (3.28%) VMware
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.64%) Dell
8 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.64%) AppSense
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