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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.14% 8.70% 7.00%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 80.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £223 £93
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% +140.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £223 £95
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £290
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -73.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
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Cambridgeshire

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
42 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.43% 10.87% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 8
Average daily rate £259 £386 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +306.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £255 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £517 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -73.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 2015, 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 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (48.57%) Citrix
4 15 (42.86%) Adobe
4 15 (42.86%) Cisco
4 15 (42.86%) ITIL
4 15 (42.86%) MCP
5 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 14 (40.00%) McAfee
5 14 (40.00%) Incident Management
6 13 (37.14%) Symantec
6 13 (37.14%) IBM Notes
6 13 (37.14%) Lotus
7 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.29%) SLA
9 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
11 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
11 3 (8.57%) VPN
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (5.71%) BMC
12 2 (5.71%) EPoS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 13 (37.14%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Lync
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) VPN
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) WebEx
3 1 (2.86%) ATM
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 14 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 13 (37.14%) Service Analyst
4 13 (37.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Officer
8 1 (2.86%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) EPoS
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) iPhone
3 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.71%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 14 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) CAD
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.86%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Validation
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) MCP
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Terminal Server
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
2 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) DameWare
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) Citrix
3 15 (42.86%) Adobe
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco
4 14 (40.00%) McAfee
5 13 (37.14%) Symantec
5 13 (37.14%) Lotus
6 2 (5.71%) BMC
6 2 (5.71%) Mapinfo
6 2 (5.71%) Wyse
6 2 (5.71%) Remedy
6 2 (5.71%) Sophos
6 2 (5.71%) Google
6 2 (5.71%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.71%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.71%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Sun
7 1 (2.86%) HP
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