The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 6.70% 8.40% 5.77%
As % of the Applications category 61.90% 50.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate
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£130 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £107 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £259 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.13 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.80 £18.00 £14.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.40%
MS Office
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Applications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 10.82% 16.79% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 7
Average daily rate £178 £123 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.89% -59.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £108 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £11.18 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £50.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +1 12 £130 +8.33% 2
Thetford - - - -
King's Lynn - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (65.22%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.70%) MCP
7 2 (8.70%) Adobe
7 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.70%) Apple
7 2 (8.70%) NHS
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
7 2 (8.70%) Wyse
7 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
7 2 (8.70%) Android
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (4.35%) SCCM
8 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Finance
8 1 (4.35%) Military
8 1 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) IT Support
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Service Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Technician
7 1 (4.35%) Senior PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Wyse
2 2 (8.70%) LANDesk