Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 21 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 8.50% 1.63% 2.27%
As % of the Applications category 70.00% 27.78% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Ipswich median daily rate £317 £190 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.58% -36.67% +57.89%
Suffolk median daily rate £298 £188 £148
% change year-on-year +59.07% +27.12% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Ipswich median hourly rate - £8.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.96% -15.87%
Suffolk median hourly rate £11.48 £12.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year -6.29% -5.77% -18.11%

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 Ipswich with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Ipswich
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 30 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 12.15% 5.88% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 3
Ipswich median daily rate £345 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.37% - +29.25%
10th Percentile £100 £294 £333
90th Percentile £434 £575 £488
Suffolk median daily rate £345 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Ipswich median hourly rate - £8.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.96% -15.87%
Suffolk median hourly rate £11.48 £12.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year -6.29% -5.77% -18.11%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 9 (42.86%) Workflow
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (33.33%) X++
5 7 (33.33%) MorphX
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (19.05%) General Ledger
7 4 (19.05%) CAPA
7 4 (19.05%) PDCA
7 4 (19.05%) Internal Audit
8 3 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 3 (14.29%) Information Management
8 3 (14.29%) PDM

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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) DTS
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MorphX
2 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) General Ledger
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Email Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) GDPR Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Workflow
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) CAPA
3 4 (19.05%) Internal Audit
3 4 (19.05%) PDCA
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Information Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PDM
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) BPMN
5 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) X++
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
3 2 (9.52%) GDPR
3 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Huawei