The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 27 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 36 25
Rank change year-on-year +14 -11  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 31 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.78% 4.19% 6.22%
As % of the Applications category 47.69% 35.62% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 9
Median daily rate £141 £208 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.92% +12.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £150 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £289 £275
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 17
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.50 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.88 £13.10
% change year-on-year -14.96% +21.20%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 65 73 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.13% 11.76% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 49
Median daily rate £300 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +30.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £447 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 32
Median hourly rate £10.67 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.05% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £36.00
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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Cambridgeshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Cambridgeshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Cambridgeshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 21 £300 +38.72% 7
Peterborough -3 5 £105 -47.50% 2
Huntingdon - 4 £130 -
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
3 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
4 21 (39.62%) Windows
5 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
6 10 (18.87%) Project Management
6 10 (18.87%) SLA
7 8 (15.09%) CRM
7 8 (15.09%) Apple
8 7 (13.21%) Remedy
8 7 (13.21%) VPN
8 7 (13.21%) Degree
8 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
9 6 (11.32%) Office Automation
9 6 (11.32%) Office 365
9 6 (11.32%) Smartphone
9 6 (11.32%) LAN
9 6 (11.32%) ITIL
10 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
10 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (9.43%) SCCM
10 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
10 5 (9.43%) Migration
11 4 (7.55%) Ciena
11 4 (7.55%) Fault Management
11 4 (7.55%) Software Distribution
11 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
11 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
11 4 (7.55%) Huawei
11 4 (7.55%) Resource Management

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.89%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) VPN
2 6 (11.32%) LAN
3 4 (7.55%) DHCP
3 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 4 (7.55%) DWDM
3 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
3 4 (7.55%) VoIP
3 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.77%) ADSL
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (3.77%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) LDAP
4 2 (3.77%) PuTTY
4 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) Wireless
4 2 (3.77%) WLAN
5 1 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) IT Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) IT Support
4 5 (9.43%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.55%) NOC Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Smartphone
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Life Science
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Project Management
2 8 (15.09%) CRM
3 6 (11.32%) ITIL
3 6 (11.32%) Office Automation
4 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 4 (7.55%) Fault Management
5 4 (7.55%) RAD
5 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
5 4 (7.55%) Software Distribution
6 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) ERP
6 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) ITSM
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management
8 1 (1.89%) IC Design
8 1 (1.89%) Logistics
8 1 (1.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.77%) CCNA
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCP
4 1 (1.89%) MCSE
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PhD
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) DameWare
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Apple
3 7 (13.21%) Remedy
4 4 (7.55%) Adobe
4 4 (7.55%) Ciena
4 4 (7.55%) Dell
4 4 (7.55%) Huawei
5 3 (5.66%) Google
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.89%) Cadence
7 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.89%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.89%) Lotus
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) Tableau
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