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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 17 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.91% 7.74% 5.24%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 68.42% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Median daily rate £130 £298 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.30% +48.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +55.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.11
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.28%
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
20 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.17% 11.31% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 8
Median daily rate £279 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.35% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Office Automation

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Office Automation
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft