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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.55% 5.39% 3.66%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 60.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £130 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £228
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.64%
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
21 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.43% 8.98% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £454 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) MS Project
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office Automation

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

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 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support
5 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) 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 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
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