The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 13 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 5.26% 8.64% 12.14%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 41.18% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £105 £200 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £9.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.10
% change year-on-year -12.90% +18.34%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 10 17 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 10.53% 20.99% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 20
Median daily rate £105 £400 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.75% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £463 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 18
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Peterborough

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Peterborough

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 25 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Peregrine
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
4 1 (14.29%) PMO
4 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) PuTTY
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) WLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Peregrine
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec