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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 5.10% 7.52% 2.42%
As % of the Applications category 34.48% 55.56% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£130 £250 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £240 £252
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.63 £8.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -49.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.28 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.85%
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Norfolk

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
29 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 14.80% 13.53% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 3
Average daily rate £350 £250 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £9.63 £11.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 October 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Altiris
6 1 (5.26%) Local Government
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) WSUS
6 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.26%) SCCM
6 1 (5.26%) SCOM
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.26%) MCP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Service Management
2 1 (5.26%) ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Altiris
3 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.26%) Wyse
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix