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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.52% 8.78% 7.23%
As % of the Applications category 31.58% 72.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£227 £223 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.02% +134.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £223 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £223 £120
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+29.44% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.64% -
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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
38 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.16% 12.16% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 9
Average daily rate £255 £386 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.98% +221.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £255 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £517 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) Citrix
4 15 (39.47%) Adobe
4 15 (39.47%) MCP
4 15 (39.47%) Cisco
5 14 (36.84%) ITIL
5 14 (36.84%) Service Delivery
5 14 (36.84%) McAfee
5 14 (36.84%) Incident Management
6 13 (34.21%) Symantec
6 13 (34.21%) IBM Notes
6 13 (34.21%) Lotus
7 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
11 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
11 5 (13.16%) SLA
11 5 (13.16%) WAN
11 5 (13.16%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
12 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (10.53%) Lync
12 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
13 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (34.21%) IBM Notes
2 4 (10.53%) Lync
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) WebEx
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) ATM
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
2 18 (47.37%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (36.84%) Support Analyst
3 14 (36.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 13 (34.21%) Service Analyst
4 13 (34.21%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
9 1 (2.63%) Applications Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Administrator
9 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) iPhone
4 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 2 (5.26%) EPoS
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
3 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (5.26%) Android
6 2 (5.26%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
1 14 (36.84%) Service Delivery
1 14 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.26%) Time Management
3 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.26%) CAD
3 2 (5.26%) Project Management
3 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Validation
4 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.63%) Data Management
4 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) MCP
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCTS
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
2 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) DameWare
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) Citrix
3 15 (39.47%) Adobe
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco
4 14 (36.84%) McAfee
5 13 (34.21%) Symantec
5 13 (34.21%) Lotus
6 2 (5.26%) Google
6 2 (5.26%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.26%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.26%) BMC
6 2 (5.26%) Mapinfo
6 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 2 (5.26%) Sophos
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) Wyse
7 1 (2.63%) Avaya
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) Polycom