The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 3 months to 25 June 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.

Microsoft Office
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 23 13
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 17 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 19.32% 3.16% 9.26%
As % of the Applications category 73.91% 40.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Median daily rate £375 £130 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +188.46% -56.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £113 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £155 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £289
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -16.51% +21.36%  

Microsoft 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 23 15 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 26.14% 7.89% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 3
Median daily rate £375 £331 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% +11.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £128 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Ipswich

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Ipswich

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Ipswich over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Ipswich

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office.

1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (31.82%) MS Visio
3 7 (31.82%) BPMN
3 7 (31.82%) IBM Blueworks
4 6 (27.27%) Workflow
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 5 (22.73%) .NET
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (22.73%) X++
5 5 (22.73%) MorphX
6 4 (18.18%) Document Management
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 3 (13.64%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) MS Project Server
7 3 (13.64%) PMO
8 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
8 2 (9.09%) Finance
8 2 (9.09%) Information Management

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (13.64%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MorphX
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Author
1 7 (31.82%) Technical Author
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Trainer
2 4 (18.18%) Trainer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Planner
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Deskside Support
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) BPMN
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Workflow
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Document Management
5 3 (13.64%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Information Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.55%) ITSM
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) X++
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PMO
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
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