Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 33 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 30 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.57% 4.37% 5.69%
As % of the Applications category 44.12% 39.68% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 11
Cambridge median daily rate £285 £270 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.89% -37.33%
10th Percentile £101 £141 £130
90th Percentile £438 £432 £325
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £230 £475 £141
% change year-on-year -51.58% +236.28% -37.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Cambridge median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +47.37% -32.14%
10th Percentile £13.63 £15.08 £9.97
90th Percentile £175.00 £20.78 £21.57
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £12.25
% change year-on-year -13.79% +18.37% +11.36%

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 68 63 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.37% 11.01% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 20
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £101 £143 £133
90th Percentile £549 £458 £413
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £370 £223
% change year-on-year -18.92% +66.29% -38.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 15
Cambridge median hourly rate £33.50 £18.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.56% +46.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £14.48 £16.53 £9.98
90th Percentile £175.00 £31.38 £21.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% +4.17%

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 22 March 2019.

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

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) Office 365
4 8 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
5 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.00%) iPhone
6 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.00%) Apple
7 5 (16.67%) Lotus
7 5 (16.67%) SLA
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) IBM Notes
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 5 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (16.67%) SCCM
7 5 (16.67%) Network Management
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Change Control
8 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle
8 4 (13.33%) LAN
8 4 (13.33%) WAN
8 4 (13.33%) IBM Domino
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (13.33%) CCNA
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification

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 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 4 (13.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
2 2 (6.67%) Yammer
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (6.67%) Intranet
2 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) MIMO
3 1 (3.33%) Skype
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) VSAN
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (6.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Deskside Support
3 5 (16.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Author
5 2 (6.67%) Change Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) iPhone
4 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
1 5 (16.67%) Network Management
1 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Change Control
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITSM
4 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCNA
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) PMO
3 2 (6.67%) QA
4 1 (3.33%) GxP
4 1 (3.33%) IFRS
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Apple
3 5 (16.67%) Lotus
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) BT
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow