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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 August 2022 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 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 49 33 23
Rank change year-on-year -16 -10 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 27 27 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.52% 4.29% 5.88%
As % of the Applications category 43.55% 38.03% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 16
10th Percentile £144 £129 £123
25th Percentile £174 £152 £166
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £205 £260 £450
Median % change year-on-year -21.15% -42.22% +118.18%
75th Percentile £300 £416 £525
90th Percentile £372 £641 -
East of England median daily rate £250 £186 £320
% change year-on-year +34.77% -42.03% +28.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
10th Percentile £15.01 £12.25 £11.15
25th Percentile £15.25 £12.34 £12.33
Median hourly rate £18.49 £13.43 £14.93
Median % change year-on-year +37.64% -10.05% +19.44%
75th Percentile £30.50 £16.51 £18.15
90th Percentile £46.00 £18.36 £19.71
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +29.63% -25.00% +35.85%

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 62 71 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.08% 11.29% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 22
10th Percentile £172 £139 £123
25th Percentile £205 £183 £191
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £313 £338 £356
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% -5.26% -3.06%
75th Percentile £438 £416 £525
90th Percentile £479 £462 -
East of England median daily rate £325 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +4.84% -4.62% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 6
10th Percentile £15.01 £11.85 £12.31
25th Percentile £16.17 £13.15 £14.25
Median hourly rate £33.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year +144.44% -6.90% +11.97%
75th Percentile £46.00 £16.61 £14.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.62 £17.75
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £13.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year +169.09% -24.66% +25.86%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge +8 13 £300 +15.38% 3
Peterborough -18 11 £198 +6.76% 4
St Neots - 1 £163 -
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Social Skills
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (33.33%) Customer Service
5 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
6 7 (25.93%) Time Management
7 6 (22.22%) Project Management
7 6 (22.22%) SLA
7 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
8 5 (18.52%) PMO
8 5 (18.52%) Citrix
8 5 (18.52%) MCP
8 5 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (14.81%) SCCM
9 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
10 3 (11.11%) Service Management
10 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 3 (11.11%) Degree

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 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) Skype
1 3 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (55.56%) Social Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (11.11%) Documentation Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 3 (11.11%) Legal
5 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Law
5 2 (7.41%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (7.41%) Marketing
6 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Service Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) PMO Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Project Office Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SPFx
1 1 (3.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 3 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (3.70%) CCTV
2 1 (3.70%) Life Science
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (3.70%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Customer Service
1 9 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
3 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
3 7 (25.93%) Time Management
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) ITSM
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Facilities Management
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCP
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCTS
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 5 (18.52%) PMO
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) GDPR
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) BitLocker
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Aruba
5 1 (3.70%) Kronos
5 1 (3.70%) Meraki
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam
5 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard