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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 7.76% 12.98% 5.84%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 54.84% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate £85 £100 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £9.69 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.87% -30.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.63 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.48 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 18.10% 23.66% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 3
Average daily rate £118 £100 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £100 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £326 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.88 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% -21.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £9.63 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.30 £16.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
Norfolk

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) MSI
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (10.71%) Cognos Impromptu
8 3 (10.71%) MCP
8 3 (10.71%) MCSE
8 3 (10.71%) SCCM
9 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.14%) assyst
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (7.14%) Software Packaging
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (7.14%) OO
9 2 (7.14%) ERP
9 2 (7.14%) SLA
9 2 (7.14%) C#
9 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 2 (7.14%) SQL
9 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 2 (7.14%) .NET
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle
9 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Software Packaging
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
1 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
1 2 (7.14%) OO
1 2 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C#
1 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.71%) MCP
1 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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