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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.33% 6.90% 9.21%
As % of the Applications category 65.63% 38.10% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
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£140 £225 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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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 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.36% 18.10% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 4
Average daily rate £188 £270 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 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 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (40.00%) ITIL
3 16 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 15 (37.50%) Adobe
4 15 (37.50%) Cisco
4 15 (37.50%) Citrix
5 14 (35.00%) MCP
5 14 (35.00%) McAfee
5 14 (35.00%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
6 13 (32.50%) Service Delivery
6 13 (32.50%) Symantec
6 13 (32.50%) IBM Notes
6 13 (32.50%) Lotus
7 10 (25.00%) WAN
8 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
8 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
9 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.50%) Lync
10 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
11 6 (15.00%) LAN
12 4 (10.00%) Avaya
12 4 (10.00%) SLA
12 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
12 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (10.00%) Degree
13 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (32.50%) IBM Notes
2 7 (17.50%) Lync
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) SAS
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) WAN
2 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) ATM
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) 1st Line Support
2 14 (35.00%) Service Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Support Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 9 (22.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support
7 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
9 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) iPhone
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) Service Delivery
2 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) CAD
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Validation
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Data Management
5 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) MCP
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MCTS
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (5.00%) XenApp
2 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Adobe
2 15 (37.50%) Citrix
2 15 (37.50%) Cisco
3 14 (35.00%) McAfee
4 13 (32.50%) Symantec
4 13 (32.50%) Lotus
5 4 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (5.00%) Mapinfo
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.00%) Sophos
6 2 (5.00%) Wyse
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) Polycom
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Sun
7 1 (2.50%) HP
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