The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.71% 4.35% 11.70%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 44.44% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£108 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £12.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +3.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Applications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.42% 9.78% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Average daily rate £204 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £153 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £373 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

MS Office
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) NHS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Assistant
1 2 (50.00%) IT Assistant
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Rate: £12.5 - £17.5 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday