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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 11 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 5.00% 13.16% 7.02%
As % of the Applications category 71.43% 68.18% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £103 £200 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% +53.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
MS Office
Cambridgeshire

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
7 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.00% 19.30% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Median daily rate £100 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 6
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) MCSE
6 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Adobe
9 1 (7.69%) Cisco
9 1 (7.69%) Dell
9 1 (7.69%) ISEB
9 1 (7.69%) Citrix
9 1 (7.69%) MCP
9 1 (7.69%) SQL
9 1 (7.69%) MS Project
9 1 (7.69%) CRM
9 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
9 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 1 (7.69%) Change Management
9 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 1 (7.69%) Lotus
9 1 (7.69%) Apple

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Primavera
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Biometrics
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec