Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 41 40
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 76 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.41% 3.78% 4.58%
As % of the Applications category 49.67% 48.31% 58.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 20
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £250 £138 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -33.89% +51.27%
10th Percentile £132 £130 £106
90th Percentile £488 £228 £418
East of England median daily rate £300 £250 £238
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% +39.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 29
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% - -
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.38 £8.75
90th Percentile £22.00 £17.49 £18.55
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% +13.79% -12.12%

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 153 89 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.90% 7.83% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 29 40
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £235 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.30% -25.81% +26.70%
10th Percentile £145 £132 £128
90th Percentile £488 £448 £419
East of England median daily rate £345 £300 £330
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.89 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.80% -0.96% -28.23%
10th Percentile £10.07 £9.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £23.23 £17.46 £18.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 0 37 £238 +72.73% 3
Peterborough +4 21 £105 - 3
Ely - 7 - -
Huntingdon +5 3 - - 2
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 48 (63.16%) Windows
2 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.00%) ITIL
4 18 (23.68%) Active Directory
5 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Excel
6 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
7 13 (17.11%) Change Management
8 12 (15.79%) Information Security
8 12 (15.79%) Office 365
9 10 (13.16%) SLA
9 10 (13.16%) Cisco
9 10 (13.16%) ISO 9001
9 10 (13.16%) Mathematics
10 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
10 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
10 9 (11.84%) MCP
10 9 (11.84%) NetApp
10 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
10 9 (11.84%) Retail
11 8 (10.53%) Project Management
11 8 (10.53%) Adobe
11 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
11 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
12 7 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (9.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (9.21%) DNS
12 7 (9.21%) Apple
12 7 (9.21%) Quality Management
12 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (9.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.63%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.32%) iTrent
2 1 (1.32%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) DNS
2 6 (7.89%) DHCP
2 6 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (3.95%) VPN
3 3 (3.95%) WAN
3 3 (3.95%) Wireless
4 2 (2.63%) Skype
4 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) DWDM
5 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.84%) Retail
2 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Military
4 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Finance
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) German Language
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Analyst
2 22 (28.95%) Support Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Desktop Support
4 15 (19.74%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (19.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Service Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) Support Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) IT Support
8 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (6.58%) Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) IT Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Support
10 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.95%) CMDB
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.63%) iPad
4 2 (2.63%) iPhone
4 2 (2.63%) Life Science
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 48 (63.16%) Windows
2 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.63%) Android
7 2 (2.63%) Linux
7 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Change Management
3 12 (15.79%) Information Security
4 10 (13.16%) Mathematics
5 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
5 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 8 (10.53%) Project Management
7 7 (9.21%) Quality Management
7 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.89%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (6.58%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (6.58%) ITSM
10 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.95%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (3.95%) Process Improvement
11 3 (3.95%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) C
2 1 (1.32%) Python
2 1 (1.32%) R
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) MCP
2 5 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCSA
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) ISO 9001
1 10 (13.16%) SLA
2 7 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.58%) PMO
4 3 (3.95%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.32%) GAMP
5 1 (1.32%) GCP
5 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Cisco
3 9 (11.84%) NetApp
4 8 (10.53%) Adobe
5 7 (9.21%) Apple
6 4 (5.26%) Citrix
7 3 (3.95%) Dell
7 3 (3.95%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle
8 2 (2.63%) Remedy
8 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.32%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.32%) Ciena
9 1 (1.32%) Dell KACE
9 1 (1.32%) Huawei
9 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.32%) SAP
9 1 (1.32%) Tableau
9 1 (1.32%) VMware