Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 46 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.19% 5.55% 5.37%
As % of the Applications category 62.16% 43.33% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 11
Cambridge median daily rate £475 £225 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +111.11% +63.64% -63.33%
10th Percentile £124 £143 £131
90th Percentile £503 £342 £198
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £320 £238 £138
% change year-on-year +34.74% +72.73% -33.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 8
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.37% -30.15%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.13 £10.13
90th Percentile £21.56 £22.18 £18.69
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +20.83% -

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 74 90 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.96% 12.80% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 22
Cambridge median daily rate £450 £300 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +9.59% -23.96%
10th Percentile £206 £144 £132
90th Percentile £520 £445 £435
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £398 £325 £243
% change year-on-year +22.31% +34.02% -23.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 10
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £11.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +48.81% -35.56%
10th Percentile £16.74 £11.13 £10.38
90th Percentile £51.63 £31.38 £17.81
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £11.89
% change year-on-year +20.69% +22.00% -0.96%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Office 365
3 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
4 16 (34.78%) SCCM
5 15 (32.61%) Software Deployment
5 15 (32.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (30.43%) Apple
6 14 (30.43%) Apple iOS
6 14 (30.43%) Mac OS
7 13 (28.26%) OneDrive
7 13 (28.26%) Windows 10
8 11 (23.91%) ServiceNow
9 10 (21.74%) Asset Management
9 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.39%) Finance
10 8 (17.39%) Linux
10 8 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
11 7 (15.22%) A+ Certification
11 7 (15.22%) ITSM
11 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
12 6 (13.04%) Degree
12 6 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (10.87%) IBM Domino
13 5 (10.87%) Oracle
13 5 (10.87%) Project Management
13 5 (10.87%) Marketing
13 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement

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 5 (10.87%) IBM Domino
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.17%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 25 (54.35%) Office 365
2 13 (28.26%) OneDrive
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) IaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) LAN
1 4 (8.70%) WAN
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
3 2 (4.35%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) MIMO
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Author
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Author
4 6 (13.04%) IT Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) IT Support
6 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) COM
2 1 (2.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Apple iOS
2 14 (30.43%) Mac OS
3 13 (28.26%) Windows 10
4 8 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Software Deployment
2 10 (21.74%) Asset Management
3 8 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (15.22%) Business Analysis
4 7 (15.22%) ITSM
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
7 4 (8.70%) Change Control
7 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) Change Management
8 3 (6.52%) CRM
8 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.35%) Data Architecture
9 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
1 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) A+ Certification
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) CCNA
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) IFRS
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) SCCM
2 15 (32.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) Apple
3 11 (23.91%) ServiceNow
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) BT
5 1 (2.17%) Databricks
5 1 (2.17%) Dataiku
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Marketo
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) VMware