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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 15 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.71% 6.25% 2.12%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 33.33% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£113 £130 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -67.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £295 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
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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
18 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.07% 18.75% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Average daily rate £263 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 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 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) Citrix
4 15 (57.69%) Symantec
4 15 (57.69%) McAfee
4 15 (57.69%) Lotus
4 15 (57.69%) Adobe
4 15 (57.69%) Cisco
4 15 (57.69%) IBM Notes
4 15 (57.69%) ITIL
5 14 (53.85%) MCP
5 14 (53.85%) Service Delivery
5 14 (53.85%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.69%) Android
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (7.69%) LANDesk
8 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (7.69%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (7.69%) WebEx
8 2 (7.69%) SLA
8 2 (7.69%) EPoS
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.69%) BMC
8 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (7.69%) DameWare

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (57.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) WebEx
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Analyst
2 17 (65.38%) 1st Line Support
2 17 (65.38%) Service Analyst
2 17 (65.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (61.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 16 (61.54%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) EPoS
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 14 (53.85%) Service Delivery
2 14 (53.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) Citrix
3 15 (57.69%) Adobe
3 15 (57.69%) Cisco
3 15 (57.69%) Lotus
3 15 (57.69%) Symantec
3 15 (57.69%) McAfee
4 2 (7.69%) LANDesk
4 2 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle