Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 26 56
Rank change year-on-year -2 +30 -27
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 37 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.25% 5.16% 2.92%
As % of the Applications category 43.02% 58.18% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 12
Cambridge median daily rate £225 £138 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -62.84% +127.69%
10th Percentile £143 £131 £184
90th Percentile £342 £201 £422
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £250 £138 £213
% change year-on-year +81.82% -35.45% +54.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £13.88 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% -18.38% +1.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.63 £14.50
90th Percentile £22.18 £20.44 £18.70
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +34.78% -4.17% -14.29%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 86 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.20% 8.87% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 26
Cambridge median daily rate £300 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -9.72% +37.14%
10th Percentile £143 £132 £178
90th Percentile £446 £488 £419
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £258 £250
% change year-on-year +26.21% +3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £11.64 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.41% -36.25% +9.15%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.88 £14.68
90th Percentile £31.38 £19.56 £22.15
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +30.43% -4.17% -43.53%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Cambridge

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Cambridge

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Cambridge

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
4 12 (32.43%) Office 365
5 8 (21.62%) Project Management
5 8 (21.62%) DNS
6 7 (18.92%) DHCP
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (18.92%) Change Management
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
6 7 (18.92%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
7 6 (16.22%) SCCM
7 6 (16.22%) Apple
8 5 (13.51%) SLA
8 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
9 4 (10.81%) Information Security
9 4 (10.81%) VPN
9 4 (10.81%) LAN
9 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
9 4 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (10.81%) PMO
9 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
9 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (10.81%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.11%) Software Distribution
10 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (8.11%) Break/Fix

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) iTrent
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) Skype
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) DWDM
6 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Support Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Desktop Support
3 7 (18.92%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) IT Support
5 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Deskside Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Deskside Support
6 3 (8.11%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Project Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Project Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Project Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Project Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Excel Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) PMO Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.41%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.11%) Mac OS
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.41%) Android
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Change Management
2 7 (18.92%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.81%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security
4 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (8.11%) Break/Fix
5 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (8.11%) ITSM
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
5 3 (8.11%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.41%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (5.41%) BPMN
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) A+ Certification
1 3 (8.11%) MCSE
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 4 (10.81%) PMO
3 1 (2.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.70%) GAMP
3 1 (2.70%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Dell
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Ciena
4 1 (2.70%) Dell KACE
4 1 (2.70%) Huawei
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) SAP