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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 182 160 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.96% 5.29% 5.98%
As % of the Applications category 48.15% 36.78% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 53
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £110 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £289 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 52 44
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.06 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £29.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
378 435 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.38% 14.37% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 215 145
Average daily rate £298 £330 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% +13.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £121 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 80 68
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 £325 +42.07% 10
Hertfordshire 0 47 £215 -20.37% 16
Cambridgeshire +6 36 £280 +133.33% 12
Norfolk +6 19 £320 +236.84% 5
Bedfordshire -1 17 £143 -62.00% 6
Suffolk +9 13 £236 +18.12% 6
MS Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 200 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 143 (43.33%) Windows
3 136 (41.21%) MS Excel
4 107 (32.42%) Active Directory
5 83 (25.15%) ITIL
6 79 (23.94%) Finance
7 73 (22.12%) Windows 7
8 72 (21.82%) Citrix
9 45 (13.64%) Project Management
10 44 (13.33%) MS Visio
11 41 (12.42%) Incident Management
12 40 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
13 39 (11.82%) SQL
14 38 (11.52%) Blackberry
15 34 (10.30%) Windows XP
16 32 (9.70%) Cisco
17 30 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (8.48%) Service Delivery
18 28 (8.48%) SLA
18 28 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (8.18%) VMware
19 27 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
20 26 (7.88%) Office 365
20 26 (7.88%) Migration
20 26 (7.88%) SharePoint
21 25 (7.58%) MS Exchange
22 24 (7.27%) Degree
23 23 (6.97%) Security Cleared
23 23 (6.97%) IBM Notes
23 23 (6.97%) Lotus

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 25 (7.58%) MS Exchange
3 23 (6.97%) IBM Notes
4 20 (6.06%) Lync
5 12 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle UPK
10 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.61%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.61%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.30%) IIS
11 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 136 (41.21%) MS Excel
2 44 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 40 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (6.06%) MS Project
5 3 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.61%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.61%) InDesign
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.61%) Agresso
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%) AWD
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 26 (7.88%) Office 365
2 3 (0.91%) Taleo
3 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.24%) LAN
3 13 (3.94%) WAN
3 13 (3.94%) DHCP
3 13 (3.94%) DNS
4 12 (3.64%) VPN
4 12 (3.64%) Skype
5 8 (2.42%) SAN
6 7 (2.12%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (1.82%) PABX
7 6 (1.82%) Internet
8 5 (1.52%) 3G
8 5 (1.52%) Intranet
8 5 (1.52%) 2G
8 5 (1.52%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.52%) 4G
9 4 (1.21%) VoIP
9 4 (1.21%) Firewall
9 4 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.12%) RDBMS
3 7 (2.12%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.52%) FileMaker
5 5 (1.52%) MS Access
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.91%) MySQL
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.30%) dBASE
9 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (3.64%) JIRA
2 3 (0.91%) MSI
3 2 (0.61%) 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%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (23.94%) Finance
2 16 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.24%) Law
4 12 (3.64%) French Language
5 11 (3.33%) Legal
6 7 (2.12%) German Language
6 7 (2.12%) Marketing
7 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.21%) Local Government
8 4 (1.21%) Banking
9 3 (0.91%) Retail
9 3 (0.91%) Automotive
9 3 (0.91%) Publishing
10 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
11 1 (0.30%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 158 (47.88%) Analyst
2 78 (23.64%) Service Analyst
3 64 (19.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 43 (13.03%) Support Analyst
5 39 (11.82%) 1st Line Support
6 33 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 32 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (8.79%) Desktop Support
9 27 (8.18%) Support Engineer
10 19 (5.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 17 (5.15%) IT Support
11 17 (5.15%) Business Analyst
11 17 (5.15%) Developer
12 14 (4.24%) Administrator
13 13 (3.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 13 (3.94%) Help Desk Support
13 13 (3.94%) Desktop Engineer
14 12 (3.64%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.73%) Design Engineer
15 9 (2.73%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.64%) XML
2 9 (2.73%) .NET
3 6 (1.82%) Web Services
4 4 (1.21%) ODBC
5 3 (0.91%) HTML
5 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.91%) CSS
6 2 (0.61%) XSL
7 1 (0.30%) XSLT
7 1 (0.30%) XSD
7 1 (0.30%) Middleware
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
7 1 (0.30%) JSP
7 1 (0.30%) Struts
7 1 (0.30%) J2EE
7 1 (0.30%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.52%) Blackberry
2 30 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.42%) Statistics
4 8 (2.42%) CMDB
5 7 (2.12%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.12%) NHS
6 6 (1.82%) iPhone
6 6 (1.82%) BYOD
7 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.52%) PMI
8 4 (1.21%) GIS
9 3 (0.91%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.91%) iPad
9 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.91%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.61%) VLE
10 2 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.61%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 143 (43.33%) Windows
2 73 (22.12%) Windows 7
3 34 (10.30%) Windows XP
4 27 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (5.15%) Android
7 16 (4.85%) Windows 8
7 16 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.24%) Linux
9 12 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (2.73%) UNIX
11 7 (2.12%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.52%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.21%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.61%) BlackBerry OS
14 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.15%) ITIL
2 45 (13.64%) Project Management
3 41 (12.42%) Incident Management
4 28 (8.48%) Service Delivery
5 26 (7.88%) Migration
6 19 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (5.76%) Document Management
7 18 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (5.45%) PRINCE2
8 17 (5.15%) Service Management
9 14 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (4.24%) Information Security
9 14 (4.24%) Change Management
10 11 (3.33%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.33%) Data Analysis
10 11 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (3.03%) Information Management
11 10 (3.03%) ITSM
11 10 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (2.73%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.82%) SQL
2 12 (3.64%) VBA
3 8 (2.42%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.82%) C#
5 5 (1.52%) C++
5 5 (1.52%) Java
5 5 (1.52%) Perl
6 3 (0.91%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.91%) VB
7 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.61%) VBScript
8 1 (0.30%) C
8 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (7.27%) Degree
3 23 (6.97%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.06%) MCP
5 15 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.94%) CCNA
7 11 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 10 (3.03%) MCSE
9 8 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.12%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.52%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.91%) ISEB
15 2 (0.61%) CCA
15 2 (0.61%) CCNP
15 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.61%) PMP
15 2 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.30%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.48%) SLA
2 6 (1.82%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.30%) P3O
System Software
1 107 (32.42%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.24%) XenApp
3 8 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.91%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.91%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.61%) XenServer
6 1 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.03%) SCCM
2 3 (0.91%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.91%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.61%) ZENworks
3 2 (0.61%) OpenView
3 2 (0.61%) OVSD
3 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.61%) Puppet
3 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.61%) DameWare
4 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 200 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 72 (21.82%) Citrix
3 32 (9.70%) Cisco
4 27 (8.18%) VMware
5 23 (6.97%) Lotus
6 22 (6.67%) Adobe
7 21 (6.36%) Oracle
8 20 (6.06%) HP
9 19 (5.76%) Symantec
10 15 (4.55%) Apple
11 14 (4.24%) McAfee
12 13 (3.94%) Dell
13 9 (2.73%) Remedy
13 9 (2.73%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.52%) WorldPay
14 5 (1.52%) SAP
15 4 (1.21%) Avaya
15 4 (1.21%) Mapinfo
16 3 (0.91%) NetApp
16 3 (0.91%) Sophos
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