The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.50% 5.05% 2.88%
As % of the Applications category 23.08% 47.83% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £130 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £228
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.64%
MS Office
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Applications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
26 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.83% 10.55% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 9
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Suffolk region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Suffolk region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +2 6 £130 -35.00% 2
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Office 365
6 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (13.33%) ITSM
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (13.33%) Release Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) MS Project
8 1 (6.67%) Citrix
8 1 (6.67%) SAN
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) ERP
8 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Office Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
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