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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 172 168 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.92% 5.39% 5.32%
As % of the Applications category 46.99% 46.80% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 61 68
Median daily rate £275 £210 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £377 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £282 £278 £296
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.24 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.61%
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
366 359 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.73% 11.51% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 161 241
Median daily rate £325 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £120 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 88 76
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex +11 93 £300 +7.14% 7
Hertfordshire +6 37 £381 +100.65% 11
Cambridgeshire +15 24 £139 -26.00% 10
Norfolk -10 9 £134 -58.20% 2
Suffolk +1 5 £95 -45.71% 1
Bedfordshire -12 5 £276 +132.63% 4
MS Office
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 191 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 184 (56.79%) MS Excel
3 182 (56.17%) Windows
4 143 (44.14%) Active Directory
5 127 (39.20%) Windows 7
6 96 (29.63%) Citrix
7 75 (23.15%) Incident Management
8 70 (21.60%) Finance
9 57 (17.59%) ITIL
10 52 (16.05%) Windows 8
11 45 (13.89%) Blackberry
12 40 (12.35%) Document Management
13 38 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (11.73%) Law
14 33 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
15 32 (9.88%) Data Analysis
16 30 (9.26%) SQL
17 27 (8.33%) MS Exchange
17 27 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (8.33%) Project Management
17 27 (8.33%) Office 365
18 26 (8.02%) Internet
19 25 (7.72%) Cisco
19 25 (7.72%) Degree
20 24 (7.41%) SharePoint
21 19 (5.86%) SLA
22 18 (5.56%) Windows XP
22 18 (5.56%) Windows Server
23 17 (5.25%) WAN
23 17 (5.25%) Business Analysis

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 27 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.16%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.85%) IIS
6 5 (1.54%) SAS
6 5 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.23%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.62%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.31%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 184 (56.79%) MS Excel
2 33 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (5.25%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.47%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.31%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.31%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) assyst
2 5 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.62%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.62%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.62%) Summit
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) Primavera
5 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.33%) Office 365
2 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.62%) Yammer
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.02%) Internet
2 17 (5.25%) WAN
3 16 (4.94%) LAN
4 10 (3.09%) WLAN
5 9 (2.78%) DNS
6 6 (1.85%) DHCP
6 6 (1.85%) VPN
6 6 (1.85%) WebEx
7 5 (1.54%) Firewall
7 5 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.23%) Skype
8 4 (1.23%) VoIP
8 4 (1.23%) Wireless
9 3 (0.93%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.62%) GSM
10 2 (0.62%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.62%) UMTS
10 2 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.09%) MS Access
3 5 (1.54%) Base SAS
3 5 (1.54%) MySQL
3 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.23%) Essbase
5 3 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.62%) DB2
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.31%) OLAP
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.23%) Toad
2 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
2 3 (0.93%) Selenium
2 3 (0.93%) SoapUI
2 3 (0.93%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.62%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) ProC
4 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 70 (21.60%) Finance
2 38 (11.73%) Law
3 12 (3.70%) Marketing
4 10 (3.09%) Retail
5 8 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.85%) Advertising
6 6 (1.85%) Back Office
7 5 (1.54%) Front Office
7 5 (1.54%) Games
8 4 (1.23%) Automotive
8 4 (1.23%) French Language
8 4 (1.23%) German Language
9 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.62%) Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 154 (47.53%) Analyst
2 82 (25.31%) Help Desk Analyst
3 69 (21.30%) Service Analyst
4 67 (20.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 60 (18.52%) Support Analyst
6 43 (13.27%) Help Desk Support
7 40 (12.35%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 34 (10.49%) Citrix Support
9 32 (9.88%) Active Directory Analyst
9 32 (9.88%) Citrix Analyst
9 32 (9.88%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 32 (9.88%) Windows Support Analyst
10 30 (9.26%) Active Directory Support
10 30 (9.26%) Active Directory Support Analyst
11 29 (8.95%) IT Analyst
12 24 (7.41%) Support Engineer
13 22 (6.79%) Desktop Support
14 20 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
15 18 (5.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.40%) HTML
2 7 (2.16%) Web Services
3 6 (1.85%) J2EE
3 6 (1.85%) SOAP
4 4 (1.23%) .NET
5 3 (0.93%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.93%) COM
5 3 (0.93%) HTML5
5 3 (0.93%) JSF
5 3 (0.93%) Silverlight
5 3 (0.93%) Spring
5 3 (0.93%) XML
5 3 (0.93%) XSLT
6 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.31%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.31%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.89%) Blackberry
2 38 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.70%) NHS
4 10 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.16%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.85%) BYOD
6 6 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.54%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.54%) EPoS
7 5 (1.54%) Life Science
8 4 (1.23%) iPad
9 3 (0.93%) CMDB
9 3 (0.93%) iPhone
9 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.62%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.31%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 182 (56.17%) Windows
2 127 (39.20%) Windows 7
3 52 (16.05%) Windows 8
4 18 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 16 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.32%) Windows 10
7 11 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.16%) Mac OS
8 7 (2.16%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.54%) Android
11 4 (1.23%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.31%) AIX
13 1 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (23.15%) Incident Management
2 57 (17.59%) ITIL
3 40 (12.35%) Document Management
4 32 (9.88%) Data Analysis
5 27 (8.33%) Project Management
6 17 (5.25%) Business Analysis
7 15 (4.63%) Change Management
7 15 (4.63%) ITSM
7 15 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (4.63%) PRINCE2
8 14 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (4.01%) Time Management
10 12 (3.70%) SDLC
10 12 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (3.40%) Project Planning
12 10 (3.09%) Configuration Management
13 9 (2.78%) Information Security
14 8 (2.47%) Programme Management
14 8 (2.47%) Risk Management
14 8 (2.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.26%) SQL
2 12 (3.70%) VBA
3 9 (2.78%) Java
4 6 (1.85%) VB
5 5 (1.54%) C
6 4 (1.23%) C#
6 4 (1.23%) COBOL
6 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.93%) C++
7 3 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.93%) VBScript
8 1 (0.31%) AWK
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) Korn
8 1 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) sed
Qualifications
1 27 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (7.72%) Degree
3 17 (5.25%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.94%) MCSE
4 16 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.32%) MCP
6 13 (4.01%) CCNA
6 13 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.70%) MOS
8 8 (2.47%) CCA
8 8 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.85%) MCSA
10 4 (1.23%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.23%) CISM
10 4 (1.23%) ISEB
10 4 (1.23%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.86%) SLA
2 6 (1.85%) QA
3 5 (1.54%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.93%) Def Stans
4 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.62%) P3O
System Software
1 143 (44.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.78%) XenApp
3 6 (1.85%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.62%) Firmware
6 2 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.62%) XenServer
7 1 (0.31%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.32%) SCCM
2 7 (2.16%) SCOM
3 5 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.31%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.31%) Nagios
5 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 191 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 96 (29.63%) Citrix
3 25 (7.72%) Cisco
4 15 (4.63%) Oracle
5 13 (4.01%) Apple
6 12 (3.70%) HP
6 12 (3.70%) SAP
7 9 (2.78%) Remedy
8 8 (2.47%) Adobe
8 8 (2.47%) VMware
9 7 (2.16%) Cognos
9 7 (2.16%) Google
10 5 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.23%) Infor
11 4 (1.23%) Lotus
11 4 (1.23%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.62%) CODA
12 2 (0.62%) Proofpoint
12 2 (0.62%) Symantec
12 2 (0.62%) TIBCO
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