The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 167 168 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.30% 5.35% 5.63%
As % of the Applications category 46.13% 35.82% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 66 53
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £113 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £426 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 47
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -1.54%
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
362 469 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.49% 14.95% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 240 145
Average daily rate £290 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 76 73
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.50 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the East of England region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the East of England region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Essex +1 51 £260 +9.47% 6
Hertfordshire -7 35 £190 -29.62% 17
Cambridgeshire -9 34 £188 +56.25% 11
Bedfordshire +8 20 £119 -67.68% 6
Norfolk +19 18 £320 +150.98% 2
Suffolk +6 7 £175 -62.16% 11
East Anglia - 2 £118 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 196 (58.86%) Microsoft
2 144 (43.24%) Windows
3 142 (42.64%) MS Excel
4 100 (30.03%) Active Directory
5 86 (25.83%) Finance
6 81 (24.32%) Windows 7
7 80 (24.02%) ITIL
8 69 (20.72%) Citrix
9 45 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
10 43 (12.91%) MS Visio
11 42 (12.61%) Incident Management
12 41 (12.31%) Project Management
13 38 (11.41%) Blackberry
13 38 (11.41%) SQL
14 35 (10.51%) SharePoint
15 33 (9.91%) Windows XP
16 31 (9.31%) Office 365
16 31 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (8.71%) SLA
18 28 (8.41%) MS Project
18 28 (8.41%) Migration
19 27 (8.11%) Cisco
19 27 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
20 26 (7.81%) Lotus
20 26 (7.81%) IBM Notes
21 23 (6.91%) Service Delivery
21 23 (6.91%) Degree
22 22 (6.61%) Windows 8
22 22 (6.61%) VMware
23 21 (6.31%) Adobe

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 35 (10.51%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.81%) IBM Notes
3 20 (6.01%) MS Exchange
3 20 (6.01%) Lync
4 11 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.60%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.60%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.30%) Confluence
9 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 142 (42.64%) MS Excel
2 45 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 43 (12.91%) MS Visio
4 28 (8.41%) MS Project
5 3 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.60%) InDesign
6 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.60%) Agresso
2 1 (0.30%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.30%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.30%) TeleForm
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.31%) Office 365
2 3 (0.90%) Taleo
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.80%) DHCP
1 16 (4.80%) DNS
2 13 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.60%) Skype
4 11 (3.30%) VPN
4 11 (3.30%) LAN
5 10 (3.00%) WAN
6 9 (2.70%) Internet
7 8 (2.40%) Intranet
8 6 (1.80%) PABX
8 6 (1.80%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.50%) 2G
9 5 (1.50%) Firewall
9 5 (1.50%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.50%) 4G
9 5 (1.50%) 3G
10 3 (0.90%) SAN
10 3 (0.90%) LTE
10 3 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.10%) RDBMS
3 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (2.10%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.50%) FileMaker
4 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.50%) MS Access
5 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.60%) MySQL
7 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (3.30%) JIRA
2 5 (1.50%) MSI
3 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 86 (25.83%) Finance
2 15 (4.50%) Law
3 14 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.70%) Legal
5 8 (2.40%) French Language
6 7 (2.10%) Marketing
7 6 (1.80%) German Language
8 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.20%) Banking
9 4 (1.20%) Retail
9 4 (1.20%) Local Government
10 3 (0.90%) Automotive
11 2 (0.60%) Billing
11 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Military
12 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (49.55%) Analyst
2 78 (23.42%) Service Analyst
3 64 (19.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 44 (13.21%) Support Analyst
5 34 (10.21%) Help Desk Analyst
5 34 (10.21%) 1st Line Support
6 28 (8.41%) Desktop Support
6 28 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (6.31%) Business Analyst
8 18 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 17 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.11%) Administrator
10 16 (4.80%) Developer
11 13 (3.90%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.90%) Help Desk Support
12 11 (3.30%) IT Support
13 10 (3.00%) Data Analyst
14 9 (2.70%) Office 365 Engineer
15 8 (2.40%) Design Engineer
16 7 (2.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.30%) XML
2 10 (3.00%) .NET
3 5 (1.50%) Web Services
4 4 (1.20%) ODBC
5 3 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.60%) CSS
6 2 (0.60%) HTML
7 1 (0.30%) XSL
7 1 (0.30%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.30%) Middleware
7 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.30%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.30%) MDX
7 1 (0.30%) WF
7 1 (0.30%) LINQ
7 1 (0.30%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.41%) Blackberry
2 31 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.40%) Statistics
5 8 (2.40%) CMDB
6 5 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.50%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (1.50%) PMI
6 5 (1.50%) NHS
7 4 (1.20%) BYOD
8 3 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.90%) iPhone
8 3 (0.90%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.90%) GIS
8 3 (0.90%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.60%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.60%) EPoS
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 144 (43.24%) Windows
2 81 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 33 (9.91%) Windows XP
4 22 (6.61%) Windows 8
5 20 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (5.71%) Android
7 12 (3.60%) Linux
8 11 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (2.40%) UNIX
11 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.20%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.60%) BlackBerry OS
13 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (24.02%) ITIL
2 42 (12.61%) Incident Management
3 41 (12.31%) Project Management
4 28 (8.41%) Migration
5 23 (6.91%) Service Delivery
6 20 (6.01%) Document Management
7 19 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 18 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (5.11%) Service Management
10 14 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (3.90%) ITSM
11 13 (3.90%) Data Analysis
11 13 (3.90%) Information Security
12 11 (3.30%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.00%) Change Management
13 10 (3.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (3.00%) Mobile Device Management
14 9 (2.70%) Information Management
14 9 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.41%) SQL
2 12 (3.60%) VBA
3 7 (2.10%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.80%) C#
5 5 (1.50%) C++
6 4 (1.20%) Java
6 4 (1.20%) Perl
7 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.60%) VB
8 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.30%) C
8 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (6.91%) Degree
3 19 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.71%) MCP
4 10 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.70%) MCSE
6 8 (2.40%) CCNA
6 8 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.10%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.50%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.90%) ISEB
9 3 (0.90%) MCITP
10 2 (0.60%) PMP
10 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.60%) CCA
10 2 (0.60%) CCNP
10 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.30%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.71%) SLA
2 4 (1.20%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.30%) P3O
System Software
1 100 (30.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.60%) XenApp
3 7 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.20%) XenServer
6 3 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.30%) SCCM
2 3 (0.90%) SCOM
2 3 (0.90%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.60%) Puppet
3 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.60%) DameWare
3 2 (0.60%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.60%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.60%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.30%) OpenView
4 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.30%) OVSD
Vendors
1 196 (58.86%) Microsoft
2 69 (20.72%) Citrix
3 27 (8.11%) Cisco
4 26 (7.81%) Lotus
5 22 (6.61%) VMware
6 21 (6.31%) Adobe
7 19 (5.71%) Oracle
7 19 (5.71%) HP
7 19 (5.71%) Symantec
8 16 (4.80%) Apple
8 16 (4.80%) McAfee
9 15 (4.50%) Dell
10 8 (2.40%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.50%) SAP
11 5 (1.50%) IBM
11 5 (1.50%) Remedy
12 4 (1.20%) LANDesk
13 3 (0.90%) WorldPay
14 2 (0.60%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 2 (0.60%) F5
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