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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 27 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.84% 7.48% 7.10%
As % of the Applications category 62.79% 50.00% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% +53.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £127 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £207 £118
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +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
43 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.63% 14.97% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 6
Average daily rate £170 £165 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -43.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £110 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 18 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 14 (41.18%) Finance
5 13 (38.24%) WAN
6 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
7 11 (32.35%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (29.41%) Lync
8 10 (29.41%) IBM Notes
8 10 (29.41%) ITIL
8 10 (29.41%) Lotus
8 10 (29.41%) McAfee
9 9 (26.47%) Adobe
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco
9 9 (26.47%) Citrix
9 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
9 9 (26.47%) LAN
9 9 (26.47%) Symantec
10 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
10 8 (23.53%) MCP
11 7 (20.59%) Avaya
11 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
12 5 (14.71%) Degree
12 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
13 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
14 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
14 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
15 2 (5.88%) Multimedia

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (29.41%) IBM Notes
1 10 (29.41%) Lync
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) WAN
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Service Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (26.47%) Support Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (20.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
9 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Deskside Support
9 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Product Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 1 (2.94%) Desktop Team Leader
10 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.88%) Release Management
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Process Management
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) ITSM
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) MCP
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) PMP
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Lotus
2 10 (29.41%) McAfee
3 9 (26.47%) Symantec
3 9 (26.47%) Adobe
3 9 (26.47%) Citrix
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) Avaya
5 2 (5.88%) Polycom
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) Sun