The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 19 18 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 3.79% 1.69% 2.24%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 11.76% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £423 £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +112.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £13.06
% change year-on-year -14.28% +20.64%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15 17 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 11.36% 14.41% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 3
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Ipswich

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Office in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Ipswich

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Ipswich over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Ipswich

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Ipswich

MS Office
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) MS Project
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) MS Project Server
2 3 (50.00%) PMO
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 3 (50.00%) MS Project Server
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Likelihood of extension
Posted: Yesterday