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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 54 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.90% 6.21% 6.50%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 52.17% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 14
Average daily rate
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£138 £200 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -31.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £13.10 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.42 £17.34 £12.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.85 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +2.74%
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
108 69 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.79% 11.90% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 32 43
Average daily rate £250 £250 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £110 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 23
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £11.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.64 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £18.55 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.70
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.05%

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 December 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
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 December 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
Peterborough +5 27 £103 -37.87% 7
Cambridge +2 24 £170 -12.82% 6
Huntingdon +2 2 - -
Chatteris - - - -
St Neots - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 74 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 72 (72.00%) Windows
3 39 (39.00%) MS Excel
3 39 (39.00%) Windows 7
4 33 (33.00%) Finance
5 28 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 26 (26.00%) Citrix
7 25 (25.00%) WAN
8 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
8 22 (22.00%) ITIL
9 21 (21.00%) LAN
10 20 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 16 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
11 16 (16.00%) Lync
12 14 (14.00%) Avaya
13 12 (12.00%) Blackberry
14 10 (10.00%) Lotus
14 10 (10.00%) Remedy
14 10 (10.00%) McAfee
14 10 (10.00%) Adobe
14 10 (10.00%) SAS
14 10 (10.00%) MCP
14 10 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 10 (10.00%) IBM Notes
14 10 (10.00%) Windows 8
15 9 (9.00%) Incident Management
15 9 (9.00%) Degree
15 9 (9.00%) DNS
15 9 (9.00%) DHCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 16 (16.00%) Lync
2 10 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 10 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.00%) SAS
3 3 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.00%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 39 (39.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.00%) Mingle
3 3 (3.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.00%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.00%) WAN
2 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
3 21 (21.00%) LAN
4 9 (9.00%) DHCP
4 9 (9.00%) DNS
5 7 (7.00%) SAN
6 3 (3.00%) Internet
7 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.00%) ISDN
7 2 (2.00%) IPv6
7 2 (2.00%) PBX
7 2 (2.00%) VoIP
8 1 (1.00%) HTTP
8 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.00%) Toad
2 1 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 33 (33.00%) Finance
2 20 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.00%) Publishing
4 7 (7.00%) Advertising
5 3 (3.00%) Military
6 2 (2.00%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.00%) Billing
7 1 (1.00%) Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (42.00%) Analyst
2 25 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 25 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (16.00%) Support Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 11 (11.00%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (9.00%) Desktop Support
8 8 (8.00%) Consultant
9 7 (7.00%) SAS Consultant
9 7 (7.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Technical Support
11 5 (5.00%) Server Support
11 5 (5.00%) Network Support
11 5 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) HTML
2 2 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.00%) Smartphone
3 7 (7.00%) Data Integration
4 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.00%) CMDB
7 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.00%) Statistics
7 1 (1.00%) GIS
7 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.00%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.00%) Windows
2 39 (39.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.00%) Android
8 2 (2.00%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.00%) Linux
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.00%) ITIL
2 9 (9.00%) Migration
2 9 (9.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (8.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (7.00%) ETL
4 7 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.00%) Change Management
5 5 (5.00%) Project Management
5 5 (5.00%) Workflow
6 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.00%) Service Management
7 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.00%) Data Management
8 2 (2.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.00%) Scrum
8 2 (2.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.00%) Python
3 2 (2.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.00%) VBA
4 1 (1.00%) C
4 1 (1.00%) C#
4 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) MCP
2 9 (9.00%) Degree
3 7 (7.00%) SAS Certification
4 6 (6.00%) ISEB
4 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.00%) CCA
5 4 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.00%) PMP
6 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.00%) MCTS
7 1 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.00%) MCSD
7 1 (1.00%) MCSE
7 1 (1.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) GCP
3 1 (1.00%) CDISC
System Software
1 28 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.00%) XenApp
3 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.00%) SCOM
2 2 (2.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 74 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.00%) Citrix
3 14 (14.00%) Avaya
4 10 (10.00%) Adobe
4 10 (10.00%) Lotus
4 10 (10.00%) Remedy
4 10 (10.00%) McAfee
5 9 (9.00%) Symantec
5 9 (9.00%) Cisco
6 7 (7.00%) Polycom
7 5 (5.00%) VMware
8 3 (3.00%) Dell
9 2 (2.00%) Apple
9 2 (2.00%) HP
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle
10 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.00%) Sun
10 1 (1.00%) Juniper
10 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.00%) Computacenter
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