The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 30 17
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 24 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.57% 4.62% 6.46%
As % of the Applications category 53.33% 45.24% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Median daily rate £300 £216 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.72% -23.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £155 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £408 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.70 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.50 £27.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.63 £13.06
% change year-on-year -13.60% +19.68%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 45 42 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 14.20% 10.22% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 21
Median daily rate £313 £360 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.19% +19.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £486 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.60 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £50.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Cambridge

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Cambridge

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Cambridge over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Cambridge

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Office.

1 33 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (51.22%) MS Excel
3 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
4 11 (26.83%) Project Management
4 11 (26.83%) Windows
5 8 (19.51%) CRM
5 8 (19.51%) Apple
5 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.07%) Degree
7 6 (14.63%) Smartphone
7 6 (14.63%) Office 365
7 6 (14.63%) Office Automation
7 6 (14.63%) VPN
7 6 (14.63%) SLA
8 5 (12.20%) Remedy
8 5 (12.20%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
9 4 (9.76%) Fault Management
9 4 (9.76%) SCCM
9 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
9 4 (9.76%) Huawei
9 4 (9.76%) Ciena
9 4 (9.76%) Software Distribution
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (9.76%) Ethernet
9 4 (9.76%) Dell
9 4 (9.76%) A+ Certification
9 4 (9.76%) DWDM
9 4 (9.76%) RAD

MS 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 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (51.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (2.44%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) VPN
2 4 (9.76%) DWDM
2 4 (9.76%) Ethernet
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
2 4 (9.76%) VoIP
2 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.88%) ADSL
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
2 4 (9.76%) Support Specialist
3 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
3 3 (7.32%) ERP Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
3 3 (7.32%) IT Support
3 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Supplier Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Smartphone
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Project Management
2 8 (19.51%) CRM
3 6 (14.63%) Office Automation
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) ERP
5 4 (9.76%) Fault Management
5 4 (9.76%) RAD
5 4 (9.76%) Resource Management
5 4 (9.76%) Software Distribution
6 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.88%) ITIL
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.44%) Logistics
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PhD
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Apple
3 5 (12.20%) Remedy
4 4 (9.76%) Ciena
4 4 (9.76%) Dell
4 4 (9.76%) Huawei
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Adobe
5 2 (4.88%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) Cadence
6 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.44%) Tableau
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
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