The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Suffolk region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.48% 2.58% 1.31%
As % of the Applications category 34.48% 57.14% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.09% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.02 £10.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.52% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Applications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.10% 4.52% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Average daily rate £450 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.02 £10.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.52% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £10.10 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.10 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.21 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +1.36%
MS Office
East of England

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 11 July 2014. 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 -11 7 £200 -
Lowestoft - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (14.29%) InfoPath
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
5 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
5 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) ARCserve
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Cognos
5 2 (14.29%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (14.29%) Intel
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 2 (14.29%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (14.29%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) ARCserve
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Intel
3 2 (14.29%) Cognos
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
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