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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / East of England
Rank 37 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 93 137 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.52% 5.81% 5.97%
As % of the Applications category 35.23% 43.22% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 49
Median daily rate £189 £200 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £125 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 45 53
Median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.35 £19.00 £24.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
264 317 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.82% 13.43% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 150 133
Median daily rate £284 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 76 74
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £36.40 £32.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire 0 38 £175 -38.59% 18
Essex -12 24 £270 +42.10% 6
Cambridgeshire -4 20 £130 -42.22% 12
Suffolk -7 6 £425 +71.71% 1
Norfolk 0 4 £325 +71.05% 8
Bedfordshire -8 1 - - 3
MS Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 139 (70.92%) Microsoft
2 98 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 74 (37.76%) Windows
4 73 (37.24%) Active Directory
5 48 (24.49%) Windows 7
6 35 (17.86%) ITIL
7 30 (15.31%) MS PowerPoint
8 29 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (12.76%) Citrix
10 24 (12.24%) Windows 8
11 22 (11.22%) Degree
11 22 (11.22%) Finance
12 21 (10.71%) Internet
13 20 (10.20%) CRM
13 20 (10.20%) SharePoint
13 20 (10.20%) Office 365
14 19 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (9.18%) Project Management
16 17 (8.67%) SLA
16 17 (8.67%) Incident Management
17 16 (8.16%) Data Analysis
17 16 (8.16%) MS Visio
18 15 (7.65%) LAN
18 15 (7.65%) Service Management
19 14 (7.14%) ITSM
19 14 (7.14%) Cisco
19 14 (7.14%) NHS
19 14 (7.14%) Security Cleared
20 13 (6.63%) Performance Monitoring
20 13 (6.63%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.61%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.04%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.02%) GroupWise
6 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 30 (15.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (8.16%) MS Visio
4 13 (6.63%) MS Project
5 12 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.02%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.51%) Summit
4 1 (0.51%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.20%) Office 365
2 5 (2.55%) OneDrive
3 4 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.71%) Internet
2 15 (7.65%) LAN
3 11 (5.61%) WAN
4 8 (4.08%) WLAN
5 6 (3.06%) VPN
6 5 (2.55%) DHCP
6 5 (2.55%) DNS
6 5 (2.55%) Ethernet
6 5 (2.55%) VoIP
7 4 (2.04%) DWDM
7 4 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.53%) Firewall
8 3 (1.53%) WebEx
9 2 (1.02%) ADSL
9 2 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.02%) LDAP
9 2 (1.02%) SAN
9 2 (1.02%) Wireless
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.51%) DataStage
3 1 (0.51%) DB2
3 1 (0.51%) Essbase
3 1 (0.51%) MS Access
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (11.22%) Finance
2 13 (6.63%) Legal
3 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.57%) Retail
5 6 (3.06%) Advertising
5 6 (3.06%) Marketing
6 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.04%) Publishing
7 3 (1.53%) Law
8 2 (1.02%) Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 75 (38.27%) Analyst
2 28 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 24 (12.24%) Help Desk Analyst
4 19 (9.69%) IT Analyst
4 19 (9.69%) Service Analyst
5 17 (8.67%) Help Desk Support
5 17 (8.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 17 (8.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (7.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (7.65%) Support Engineer
7 14 (7.14%) IT Support
8 12 (6.12%) Administrator
9 10 (5.10%) Active Directory Analyst
9 10 (5.10%) Active Directory Support
9 10 (5.10%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 10 (5.10%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.10%) Windows Support Analyst
10 9 (4.59%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.59%) IT Engineer
11 8 (4.08%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.04%) .NET
2 3 (1.53%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.53%) J2EE
2 3 (1.53%) RESTful
3 1 (0.51%) Ajax
3 1 (0.51%) COM
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) JSON
3 1 (0.51%) SAP CAF
3 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.14%) NHS
3 11 (5.61%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.57%) e-Learning
5 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.55%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.04%) CMDB
6 4 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.04%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.53%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.53%) PMI
7 3 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.76%) Windows
2 48 (24.49%) Windows 7
3 24 (12.24%) Windows 8
4 12 (6.12%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.55%) Android
7 5 (2.55%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.04%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.53%) Linux
9 3 (1.53%) Unix
9 3 (1.53%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.86%) ITIL
2 20 (10.20%) CRM
3 19 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (9.18%) Project Management
5 17 (8.67%) Incident Management
6 16 (8.16%) Data Analysis
7 15 (7.65%) Service Management
8 14 (7.14%) ITSM
9 13 (6.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (6.63%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.59%) Change Management
11 9 (4.59%) Migration
11 9 (4.59%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.59%) Programme Management
12 8 (4.08%) Configuration Management
13 7 (3.57%) Scrum
13 7 (3.57%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
13 7 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.55%) JavaScript
1 5 (2.55%) SQL
2 4 (2.04%) C#
2 4 (2.04%) VBA
3 3 (1.53%) Java
4 2 (1.02%) C
4 2 (1.02%) PHP
4 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.51%) COBOL
5 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (11.22%) Degree
2 14 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.12%) CCNA
3 12 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.10%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.59%) MCSE
7 8 (4.08%) CCA
7 8 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (4.08%) MCP
8 6 (3.06%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.04%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.53%) MOS
10 3 (1.53%) PMP
11 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.02%) MCSA
12 1 (0.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.67%) SLA
2 10 (5.10%) PMO
3 5 (2.55%) ISO 9000
3 5 (2.55%) QA
4 4 (2.04%) Def Stans
5 3 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 73 (37.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.04%) NDS
3 3 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.02%) Firmware
4 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.02%) XenApp
5 1 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.51%) NFS
5 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (5.61%) SCCM
2 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.51%) DameWare
3 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) Simpana
3 1 (0.51%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 139 (70.92%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.76%) Citrix
3 14 (7.14%) Cisco
4 9 (4.59%) Apple
5 7 (3.57%) Adobe
5 7 (3.57%) VMware
6 6 (3.06%) Remedy
7 5 (2.55%) Oracle
8 4 (2.04%) Ciena
8 4 (2.04%) Dell
8 4 (2.04%) HP
8 4 (2.04%) Huawei
8 4 (2.04%) Novell
8 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.53%) NGA Human Resources
9 3 (1.53%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.02%) Google
10 2 (1.02%) Lotus
10 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
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