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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 7.20% 11.03% 7.14%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 51.72% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£155 £118 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.91% -48.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.10 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £15.75 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +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
21 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 16.80% 21.32% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
Average daily rate £275 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.25 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £20.55 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Apple
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Adobe
5 2 (11.76%) MCP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
5 2 (11.76%) Wyse
5 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
5 2 (11.76%) SCCM
5 2 (11.76%) Android
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) SCOM
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.88%) Local Government
6 1 (5.88%) MCITP
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) WSUS
6 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Management Information System

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
2 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
1 1 (5.88%) Service Management
1 1 (5.88%) ITSM
1 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) Wyse
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.88%) VMware