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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 13.04% 15.98% 9.02%
As % of the Applications category 52.17% 71.05% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 4
Average daily rate £200 £110 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £100 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £177 £207
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
MS Office
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
23 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 25.00% 22.49% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 8
Average daily rate £400 £200 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £101 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £12.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £20.45 £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 2016, 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 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
4 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (42.86%) ITIL
6 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
7 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
8 8 (28.57%) Adobe
9 7 (25.00%) MCSE
9 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.00%) Citrix
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (21.43%) McAfee
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) Lotus
10 6 (21.43%) Symantec
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco
10 6 (21.43%) IBM Notes
11 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) MCP
11 5 (17.86%) LAN
11 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
11 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
11 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
12 4 (14.29%) WAN
12 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (10.71%) Lync

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) IBM Notes
3 3 (10.71%) Lync
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Acrobat
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) 1st Line Support
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Service Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) PC Support
8 1 (3.57%) PC Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
2 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Coaching
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.57%) Ticket Management
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (25.00%) MCSE
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCP
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) APMP
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Adobe
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) Lotus
4 6 (21.43%) McAfee
4 6 (21.43%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.57%) Remedy
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: Up to £130 per day Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago