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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 44 19
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Office 38 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.71% 3.47% 7.20%
As % of the Applications category 42.22% 32.79% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 22
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£175 £225 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £199 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £10.50 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £20.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
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
90 61 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.53% 10.59% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 41
Average daily rate £300 £273 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £207 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £406 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.15 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Peterborough +12 21 £140 -37.77% 3
Cambridge +2 13 £294 +28.69% 10
Huntingdon -1 3 - -
St Neots - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 75 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 70 (70.71%) Windows
3 40 (40.40%) Citrix
4 35 (35.35%) MS Excel
5 32 (32.32%) ITIL
6 31 (31.31%) Active Directory
6 31 (31.31%) Finance
7 27 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 20 (20.20%) Cisco
9 19 (19.19%) Adobe
9 19 (19.19%) Incident Management
10 17 (17.17%) MCP
11 16 (16.16%) Blackberry
11 16 (16.16%) Remedy
11 16 (16.16%) McAfee
12 15 (15.15%) Symantec
12 15 (15.15%) IBM Notes
12 15 (15.15%) Lotus
12 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (14.14%) Service Delivery
14 12 (12.12%) WAN
15 11 (11.11%) VMware
16 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
16 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
16 10 (10.10%) SLA
16 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
17 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (9.09%) Change Management
17 9 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
17 9 (9.09%) Lync

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (15.15%) IBM Notes
2 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.09%) Lync
4 7 (7.07%) SAS
5 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (35.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) Mingle
3 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) WAN
2 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.08%) LAN
4 4 (4.04%) VPN
5 3 (3.03%) SAN
6 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.02%) Internet
6 2 (2.02%) ISDN
6 2 (2.02%) PBX
6 2 (2.02%) VoIP
7 1 (1.01%) ATM
7 1 (1.01%) DNS
7 1 (1.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MSI
1 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 31 (31.31%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.07%) Advertising
4 5 (5.05%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.02%) Billing
5 2 (2.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Military
6 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (53.54%) Analyst
2 33 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 33 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (20.20%) Support Analyst
4 19 (19.19%) 1st Line Support
5 13 (13.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 12 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (10.10%) Support Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Desktop Support
8 7 (7.07%) Consultant
8 7 (7.07%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Desktop Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) Citrix Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (5.05%) QA Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) SAS Consultant
11 4 (4.04%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) .NET
1 1 (1.01%) XML
1 1 (1.01%) HTML
1 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) iPhone
5 3 (3.03%) iPad
6 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.01%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.01%) CMDB
7 1 (1.01%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 70 (70.71%) Windows
2 27 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.07%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.02%) Android
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) ITIL
2 19 (19.19%) Incident Management
3 14 (14.14%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.09%) Change Management
5 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.06%) Migration
6 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.05%) Workflow
7 5 (5.05%) Project Management
7 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.04%) Service Management
8 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.04%) ETL
9 3 (3.03%) Validation
9 3 (3.03%) CAD
9 3 (3.03%) Time Management
9 3 (3.03%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.02%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.02%) Data Management
11 1 (1.01%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.06%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.01%) Python
3 1 (1.01%) VBA
3 1 (1.01%) Java
3 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.01%) PHP
3 1 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) MCP
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.07%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (7.07%) Degree
4 5 (5.05%) ISEB
5 4 (4.04%) SAS Certification
5 4 (4.04%) CCA
6 3 (3.03%) MCSE
6 3 (3.03%) CCNA
6 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.02%) VCP4
7 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.01%) PhD
8 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.01%) MCTS
8 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) SLA
2 6 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) GCP
3 1 (1.01%) CDISC
System Software
1 31 (31.31%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.08%) XenApp
3 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.03%) Terminal Server
4 3 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 40 (40.40%) Citrix
3 20 (20.20%) Cisco
4 19 (19.19%) Adobe
5 16 (16.16%) Remedy
5 16 (16.16%) McAfee
6 15 (15.15%) Symantec
6 15 (15.15%) Lotus
7 11 (11.11%) VMware
8 7 (7.07%) Avaya
9 6 (6.06%) HP
10 3 (3.03%) Dell
10 3 (3.03%) NetApp
10 3 (3.03%) Mapinfo
10 3 (3.03%) Wyse
10 3 (3.03%) Sophos
10 3 (3.03%) Google
10 3 (3.03%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.02%) Polycom
11 2 (2.02%) Apple
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago