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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.76% 2.24% 4.12%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 60.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £108 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+202.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
MS Office
Suffolk

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
10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.90% 3.73% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £204 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.04% -45.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £127 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £281 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Office Automation

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Office Automation
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware