The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich 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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 5.59% 7.14% 5.94%
As % of the Applications category 29.63% 47.83% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£155 £125 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £203 £273
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -25.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £12.03 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £15.75 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+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 Norwich region.

Applications Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
27 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 18.88% 14.94% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Average daily rate £350 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £125 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £363 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £14.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £12.25 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.44 £21.15 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Apple
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe
5 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 2 (12.50%) Wyse
5 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
5 2 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM
6 1 (6.25%) SCOM
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) Local Government
6 1 (6.25%) MCITP
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) WSUS
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
2 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
1 1 (6.25%) Migration
1 1 (6.25%) Service Management
1 1 (6.25%) ITSM
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) MCP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) Wyse
3 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
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