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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 32 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.14% 3.90% 5.98%
As % of the Applications category 46.81% 48.48% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 13
Median daily rate £180 £188 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £430 £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -67.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £12.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £13.20 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.39% -
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
47 66 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.85% 8.05% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 56
Median daily rate £375 £340 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £145 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £415 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 13
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.70 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £15.00 £55.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

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
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 28 September 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 +18 15 £157 -40.84% 5
Peterborough -4 3 - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (68.52%) Windows
2 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
4 27 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 25 (46.30%) MS Excel
6 22 (40.74%) ITIL
7 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
8 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 9 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 9 (16.67%) Citrix
10 8 (14.81%) SCCM
11 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.96%) Mac OS
11 7 (12.96%) Finance
11 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (11.11%) Remedy
12 6 (11.11%) Apple
12 6 (11.11%) SLA
12 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.11%) Windows Vista
13 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
13 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
13 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
13 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
14 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
14 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
14 4 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (7.41%) 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 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (46.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.85%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) DHCP
1 3 (5.56%) DNS
1 3 (5.56%) LAN
1 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.85%) OLAP
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Back Office
2 4 (7.41%) Front Office
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Service Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 8 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (14.81%) IT Support
6 7 (12.96%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) IT Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) IT Technician
8 4 (7.41%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.56%) BYOD
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (1.85%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) EPoS
3 1 (1.85%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.85%) Informatics
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
4 9 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 7 (12.96%) Mac OS
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.41%) ITSM
3 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
3 4 (7.41%) Time Management
4 3 (5.56%) Information Security
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.70%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Logistics
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
1 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
4 3 (5.56%) CCNA
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
2 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (11.11%) Apple
3 6 (11.11%) Remedy
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) Cognos
5 3 (5.56%) Lotus
5 3 (5.56%) WorldPay
6 2 (3.70%) Adobe
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.85%) Sun
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) Tableau
7 1 (1.85%) VMware
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