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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.23% 1.98% 6.63%
As % of the Applications category 40.91% 23.81% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£200 £225 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -38.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £225 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.14% -
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
22 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.33% 8.30% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Average daily rate £400 £325 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 +6 7 £200 -11.11% 1
Lowestoft - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) ARCserve
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Intel
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
6 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
6 2 (18.18%) VBA
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) MI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Assistant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Assistant
4 1 (9.09%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Mapinfo
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
3 1 (9.09%) HP
Haverhill, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £09 - £10 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Blue Town Online
Rate: £2.73 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago