The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.73% 2.01% 9.00%
As % of the Applications category 28.13% 66.67% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£108 £120 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% -68.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £245 £252
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -2.14%
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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 Peterborough region.

Applications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
32 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.38% 3.02% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 7
Average daily rate £250 £120 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £120 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £120 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Peterborough region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Peterborough region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
5 8 (47.06%) LAN
5 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (35.29%) Lync
7 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (35.29%) Avaya
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) Degree
9 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
9 4 (23.53%) Adobe
9 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 4 (23.53%) Citrix
9 4 (23.53%) Symantec
9 4 (23.53%) McAfee
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco
9 4 (23.53%) Lotus
10 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
11 2 (11.76%) Process Management
11 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
11 2 (11.76%) Release Management
11 2 (11.76%) Scrum
11 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (11.76%) Multimedia

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (35.29%) Lync
2 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) LAN
1 8 (47.06%) WAN
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Process Management
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PMP
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Avaya
3 4 (23.53%) Adobe
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Lotus
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
3 4 (23.53%) McAfee
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Polycom
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
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