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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 4.42% 4.17% 10.38%
As % of the Applications category 31.25% 50.00% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £128 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -49.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £108.75 £9.63 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1029.87% +20.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.54%
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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
16 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 14.16% 8.33% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Average daily rate £300 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £102.50 £9.63 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+964.93% +20.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Norwich

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Office 365
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Skype
7 1 (9.09%) Lync
7 1 (9.09%) Spiceworks
7 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
7 1 (9.09%) QMS
7 1 (9.09%) Law
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Remedy
7 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Service Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) QMS
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
2 1 (9.09%) Spiceworks
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle