Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 41 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 70 45 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.14% 4.01% 4.66%
As % of the Applications category 49.30% 52.33% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 19
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £138 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.18% -50.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £139 £97 £125
90th Percentile £538 £196 £414
East of England median daily rate £301 £250 £225
% change year-on-year +20.50% +11.11% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -8.33% -32.87%
10th Percentile £11.35 £9.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £22.00 £17.49 £16.60
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +13.79% -10.49%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 142 86 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.43% 7.66% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 43
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £318 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.00% -9.09% +6.90%
10th Percentile £165 £116 £146
90th Percentile £559 £488 £401
East of England median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 31
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.28 £11.89 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.98% -0.96% -45.45%
10th Percentile £10.94 £9.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £26.13 £19.95 £19.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +13.79% -12.12%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 37 £300 +118.18% 3
Peterborough -9 13 £105 +4.50% 3
Huntingdon -2 7 £538 - 2
Ely - 7 - -
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 41 (58.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (34.29%) Office 365
4 18 (25.71%) Project Management
5 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
6 13 (18.57%) ITIL
7 12 (17.14%) Information Security
7 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (17.14%) SLA
8 11 (15.71%) Migration
8 11 (15.71%) Windows 7
8 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (12.86%) MCSE
10 9 (12.86%) Change Management
11 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
11 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
11 8 (11.43%) DNS
11 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
12 7 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (10.00%) Quality Management
12 7 (10.00%) Adobe
12 7 (10.00%) Apple
12 7 (10.00%) ISO 9001
12 7 (10.00%) DHCP
12 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (8.57%) ITSM

Microsoft 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 8 (11.43%) MS Exchange
1 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) iTrent
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (34.29%) Office 365
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.71%) OneDrive
4 3 (4.29%) Yammer
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) DNS
2 7 (10.00%) DHCP
3 6 (8.57%) Skype
4 4 (5.71%) VPN
5 3 (4.29%) LAN
5 3 (4.29%) WAN
5 3 (4.29%) Wireless
6 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) DWDM
7 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
1 3 (4.29%) Retail
2 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Analyst
1 20 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 17 (24.29%) Desktop Support
3 13 (18.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) IT Support
6 6 (8.57%) Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.14%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.29%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Project Support Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.86%) iPad
2 2 (2.86%) iPhone
2 2 (2.86%) Life Science
3 1 (1.43%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.57%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.29%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.86%) Android
7 2 (2.86%) Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Project Management
2 13 (18.57%) ITIL
3 12 (17.14%) Information Security
4 11 (15.71%) Migration
5 9 (12.86%) Change Management
6 7 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (8.57%) ITSM
7 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.71%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
8 4 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (5.71%) Service Management
9 3 (4.29%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.29%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.29%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) Python
2 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.86%) MCSE
3 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.29%) MCP
4 3 (4.29%) MCSA
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) SLA
2 7 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.71%) PMO
4 1 (1.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.43%) GAMP
4 1 (1.43%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Adobe
2 7 (10.00%) Apple
3 4 (5.71%) Remedy
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) NetApp
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.43%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.43%) Ciena
6 1 (1.43%) Citrix
6 1 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (1.43%) Dell KACE
6 1 (1.43%) Huawei
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
6 1 (1.43%) VMware