The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Norwich region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 3.94% 10.09% 2.61%
As % of the Applications category 34.78% 73.33% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
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£111 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.01% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.63 - £9.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +5.33%
Applications Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
23 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 11.33% 13.76% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 6
Average daily rate £350 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £100 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £9.63 £17.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
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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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.88%) SLA
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Altiris
6 1 (5.88%) Local Government
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
1 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
1 1 (5.88%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Altiris
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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