The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich 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 29 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.

Microsoft Office
Norfolk / Norwich
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 18 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 5.06% 2.61% 9.02%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 27.27% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Median daily rate £325 £140 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +132.14% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £276
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £11.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £13.14
% change year-on-year -12.29% +17.96%  

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 Norwich with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Norwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5 11 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 6.33% 9.57% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Median daily rate £325 £298 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +70.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norwich 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 Norwich

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Norwich

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Norwich

For the 6 months to 29 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 Norwich region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft