Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 29 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 69 78 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.03% 5.55% 3.97%
As % of the Applications category 57.98% 50.00% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 13
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £320 £238 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.74% +72.73% -33.89%
10th Percentile £107 £134 £130
90th Percentile £500 £488 £228
East of England median daily rate £230 £300 £250
% change year-on-year -23.33% +20.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 12
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +20.83% -
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.28 £9.38
90th Percentile £20.13 £22.00 £17.49
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.62% -12.12% +13.79%

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 119 156 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.40% 11.10% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 30
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £404 £325 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.23% +34.02% -23.44%
10th Percentile £108 £145 £132
90th Percentile £516 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 14
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £11.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +22.00% -0.96%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.53 £9.63
90th Percentile £28.65 £23.23 £17.46
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +13.79%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +4 44 £478 +112.22% 14
Peterborough +14 24 £115 +10.05% 3
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 57 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 44 (63.77%) Windows
3 29 (42.03%) Office 365
4 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 16 (23.19%) SCCM
6 15 (21.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 15 (21.74%) Software Deployment
7 14 (20.29%) Mac OS
7 14 (20.29%) Apple iOS
7 14 (20.29%) Apple
8 13 (18.84%) OneDrive
8 13 (18.84%) Windows 10
9 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.94%) ServiceNow
9 11 (15.94%) ITIL
9 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
10 10 (14.49%) Asset Management
11 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
11 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (13.04%) WAN
11 9 (13.04%) A+ Certification
11 9 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (11.59%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
12 8 (11.59%) Linux
12 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
12 8 (11.59%) Finance
13 7 (10.14%) ITSM
13 7 (10.14%) SLA

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 (7.25%) IBM Domino
2 3 (4.35%) IBM Connections
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.03%) Office 365
2 13 (18.84%) OneDrive
3 5 (7.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.80%) G Suite
5 2 (2.90%) IaaS
5 2 (2.90%) PaaS
5 2 (2.90%) SaaS
6 1 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.45%) GitHub
6 1 (1.45%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) WAN
2 7 (10.14%) LAN
3 3 (4.35%) SSL
3 3 (4.35%) Wireless
4 2 (2.90%) Intranet
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (2.90%) Power BI
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Marketing
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.80%) Billing
3 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Author
3 8 (11.59%) Technical Author
4 7 (10.14%) IT Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) IT Support
4 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (7.25%) Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) COM
1 2 (2.90%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (63.77%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Apple iOS
2 14 (20.29%) Mac OS
3 13 (18.84%) Windows 10
4 8 (11.59%) Linux
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Software Deployment
2 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
2 11 (15.94%) ITIL
3 10 (14.49%) Asset Management
4 9 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 9 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.59%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
6 7 (10.14%) ITSM
7 6 (8.70%) Project Management
7 6 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (8.70%) Time Management
8 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.25%) CRM
8 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.80%) Change Control
9 4 (5.80%) Change Management
9 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.45%) C#
2 1 (1.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) A+ Certification
2 6 (8.70%) CCNA
2 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) MCP
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) CISM
6 1 (1.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) IFRS
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) SCCM
2 15 (21.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 57 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Apple
3 11 (15.94%) ServiceNow
4 5 (7.25%) Cisco
4 5 (7.25%) NetApp
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle
5 4 (5.80%) Google
5 4 (5.80%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) Citrix
6 3 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Databricks
7 1 (1.45%) Dataiku
7 1 (1.45%) Marketo
7 1 (1.45%) SAP