Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 25 32
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 79 72 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.68% 5.71% 4.68%
As % of the Applications category 57.25% 55.38% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 18
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £300 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +118.18% -50.45%
10th Percentile £112 £135 £100
90th Percentile £500 £550 £232
East of England median daily rate £225 £315 £250
% change year-on-year -28.46% +25.80% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 13
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +52.17% -4.17%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.40 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.43 £38.75 £17.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% +21.37%

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 138 130 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.67% 10.32% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 42
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £445 £306 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.31% +18.93% -6.36%
10th Percentile £175 £135 £114
90th Percentile £505 £554 £488
East of England median daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +4.62% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 22 15
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £12.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +42.62% -1.84%
10th Percentile £10.79 £11.26 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.30 £38.75 £19.60
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 25 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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
Cambridge -2 42 £478 +59.17% 11
Peterborough +19 27 £233 +122.49% 1
Ely 0 3 - -
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 70 (88.61%) Microsoft
2 51 (64.56%) Windows
3 25 (31.65%) Office 365
4 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
5 21 (26.58%) ITIL
5 21 (26.58%) Windows 10
6 20 (25.32%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (24.05%) Service Delivery
7 19 (24.05%) Incident Management
8 18 (22.78%) Cisco
8 18 (22.78%) Mathematics
9 17 (21.52%) SCCM
9 17 (21.52%) Software Deployment
9 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Excel
9 17 (21.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 16 (20.25%) Apple
10 16 (20.25%) Apple iOS
10 16 (20.25%) Mac OS
11 15 (18.99%) OneDrive
11 15 (18.99%) NetApp
11 15 (18.99%) MCP
11 15 (18.99%) Retail
12 14 (17.72%) Problem Management
13 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (16.46%) ServiceNow
14 12 (15.19%) Asset Management
15 11 (13.92%) Degree
15 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
16 10 (12.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 10 (12.66%) A+ Certification

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 (5.06%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.53%) Acrobat
4 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.65%) Office 365
2 15 (18.99%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) PaaS
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.27%) G Suite
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Skype
2 3 (3.80%) DNS
2 3 (3.80%) Firewall
2 3 (3.80%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) SSL
2 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.80%) VPN
2 3 (3.80%) WAN
2 3 (3.80%) Wireless
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Power BI
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 15 (18.99%) Retail
2 8 (10.13%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Marketing
3 5 (6.33%) Military
4 4 (5.06%) Billing
4 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.53%) Publishing
6 1 (1.27%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Analyst
2 17 (21.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (20.25%) Service Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) IT Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) IT Support
7 7 (8.86%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (8.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Author
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Author
8 6 (7.59%) Data Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Configuration Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Coordinator
9 5 (6.33%) IT Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support
11 3 (3.80%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.80%) COM
2 2 (2.53%) Middleware
3 1 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.33%) CMDB
4 5 (6.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (64.56%) Windows
2 21 (26.58%) Windows 10
3 16 (20.25%) Apple iOS
3 16 (20.25%) Mac OS
4 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.06%) Linux
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) ITIL
2 20 (25.32%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (24.05%) Incident Management
3 19 (24.05%) Service Delivery
4 18 (22.78%) Mathematics
5 17 (21.52%) Software Deployment
6 14 (17.72%) Problem Management
7 12 (15.19%) Asset Management
8 9 (11.39%) Change Management
9 8 (10.13%) Business Analysis
9 8 (10.13%) Matrix Organization
10 7 (8.86%) ITSM
10 7 (8.86%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.59%) Project Management
11 6 (7.59%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.33%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (6.33%) Data Management
12 5 (6.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) C
2 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) C#
3 1 (1.27%) Python
3 1 (1.27%) R
3 1 (1.27%) SQL
3 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) MCP
2 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) A+ Certification
4 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) CCNA
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.53%) PMP
7 1 (1.27%) CISM
7 1 (1.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Def Stans
1 5 (6.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (30.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (21.52%) SCCM
1 17 (21.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 70 (88.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.78%) Cisco
3 16 (20.25%) Apple
4 15 (18.99%) NetApp
5 13 (16.46%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.06%) HP
7 3 (3.80%) Aruba
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix
7 3 (3.80%) NETGEAR
7 3 (3.80%) Remedy
7 3 (3.80%) Virgin Media
8 2 (2.53%) Adobe
8 2 (2.53%) Tableau
9 1 (1.27%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.27%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.27%) Google
9 1 (1.27%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.27%) Marketo
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle
9 1 (1.27%) Sun