Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 23 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 75 71 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.22% 6.36% 4.78%
As % of the Applications category 54.74% 62.28% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 24
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £300 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +106.90% -46.05%
10th Percentile £225 £125 £97
90th Percentile £488 £458 £337
East of England median daily rate £238 £306 £190
% change year-on-year -22.45% +61.18% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 19 15
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.67 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.80 £38.75 £17.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% -6.06% +17.86%

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 137 114 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.19% 10.22% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 62
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £419 £288 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.65% -16.06% +32.37%
10th Percentile £116 £116 £121
90th Percentile £488 £537 £488
East of England median daily rate £311 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -4.23% - +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 17
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +6.06% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.97 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.75 £38.75 £26.10
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.86% +6.06% +10.00%

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 24 June 2018.

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
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 24 June 2018. 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
Peterborough +16 34 £233 +121.43% 3
Cambridge -16 23 £369 +22.92% 3
Ely - 3 - -
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 61 (81.33%) Microsoft
2 40 (53.33%) ITIL
3 38 (50.67%) Windows
4 29 (38.67%) Service Delivery
4 29 (38.67%) Incident Management
5 27 (36.00%) Mathematics
5 27 (36.00%) Cisco
5 27 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (33.33%) MCP
7 24 (32.00%) NetApp
7 24 (32.00%) Problem Management
7 24 (32.00%) Retail
8 20 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 18 (24.00%) Degree
10 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
11 15 (20.00%) Management Information System
12 14 (18.67%) Information Management
12 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
13 13 (17.33%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (17.33%) Change Management
13 13 (17.33%) Programme Management
14 12 (16.00%) PDM
14 12 (16.00%) Military
14 12 (16.00%) Data Management
14 12 (16.00%) CMDB
14 12 (16.00%) C
14 12 (16.00%) ISO 9001
14 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
14 12 (16.00%) Def Stans

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 4 (5.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.67%) Acrobat
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) assyst
1 1 (1.33%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) DNS
1 6 (8.00%) Wireless
2 4 (5.33%) Skype
3 3 (4.00%) Firewall
3 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.00%) VPN
3 3 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (32.00%) Retail
2 12 (16.00%) Military
3 5 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.67%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (2.67%) Publishing
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Automotive
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (65.33%) Analyst
2 26 (34.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 25 (33.33%) Service Analyst
4 13 (17.33%) Data Analyst
5 12 (16.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Coordinator
8 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Desktop Support
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (17.33%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (16.00%) CMDB
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.67%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) ITIL
2 29 (38.67%) Incident Management
2 29 (38.67%) Service Delivery
3 27 (36.00%) Mathematics
3 27 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (32.00%) Problem Management
5 14 (18.67%) Information Management
6 13 (17.33%) Change Management
6 13 (17.33%) Programme Management
7 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.00%) Customer Requirements
7 12 (16.00%) Data Management
7 12 (16.00%) PDM
7 12 (16.00%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.33%) Service Management
9 3 (4.00%) Innovative Thinking
9 3 (4.00%) ITSM
9 3 (4.00%) Project Management
9 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) C
2 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.67%) Python
3 2 (2.67%) VBA
4 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (1.33%) Groovy
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) Perl
4 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.33%) R
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby
4 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) MCP
2 18 (24.00%) Degree
3 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.00%) A+ Certification
6 3 (4.00%) CCNA
6 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.67%) PMP
8 1 (1.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) Def Stans
1 12 (16.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SCCM
1 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (81.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.00%) Cisco
3 24 (32.00%) NetApp
4 7 (9.33%) HP
5 5 (6.67%) Adobe
5 5 (6.67%) Apple
5 5 (6.67%) Sun
6 4 (5.33%) Citrix
7 3 (4.00%) Aruba
7 3 (4.00%) NETGEAR
7 3 (4.00%) Remedy
7 3 (4.00%) Virgin Media
8 2 (2.67%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.67%) Tableau
9 1 (1.33%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.33%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.33%) Google
9 1 (1.33%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.33%) Marketo