The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Peterborough 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.44% 5.85% 9.24%
As % of the Applications category 47.37% 66.67% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£130 £95 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -74.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.70% 8.77% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Average daily rate £158 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.21% -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.88 £20.00 £13.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +46.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £14.20 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £72.50 £16.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
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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 25 July 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Lotus
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 9 (40.91%) IBM Notes
4 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 8 (36.36%) Adobe
4 8 (36.36%) Symantec
4 8 (36.36%) McAfee
5 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) MCP
6 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 4 (18.18%) Lync
7 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Avaya
7 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.64%) MS Project
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (9.09%) Release Management
9 2 (9.09%) Degree

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (40.91%) IBM Notes
2 4 (18.18%) Lync
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Service Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.55%) Database Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
1 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Data Entry
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) MCP
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
2 9 (40.91%) Lotus
3 8 (36.36%) Symantec
3 8 (36.36%) McAfee
3 8 (36.36%) Adobe
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Polycom
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