Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 19 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 34 37
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 27 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 8.44% 3.21% 2.61%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 48.39% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 5
Suffolk median daily rate £331 £188 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.40% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £91 £142 £120
90th Percentile £412 £291 £300
East of England median daily rate £300 £250 £226
% change year-on-year +20.00% +10.62% +29.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Suffolk median hourly rate £11.48 £12.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.29% -5.77% -18.11%
10th Percentile £10.96 £9.16 £11.45
90th Percentile £12.01 £15.09 £14.70
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% +13.79% -12.12%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 36 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.25% 6.62% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 6
Suffolk median daily rate £360 £300 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +0.42% -18.71%
10th Percentile £92 £163 £141
90th Percentile £429 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +4.00% +0.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Suffolk median hourly rate £11.48 £12.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.29% -5.77% -18.11%
10th Percentile £10.96 £9.16 £11.45
90th Percentile £12.01 £15.09 £14.70
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -4.55% +11.86% -10.61%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Suffolk

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Suffolk

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Suffolk over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Suffolk

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Suffolk

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +20 23 £345 +81.58%
Bury St Edmunds +9 1 £375 -
Microsoft Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) MS Visio
3 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (33.33%) Workflow
5 7 (25.93%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (25.93%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (25.93%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (25.93%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (25.93%) X++
5 7 (25.93%) MorphX
6 5 (18.52%) QA
6 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (14.81%) General Ledger
7 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (14.81%) CAPA
7 4 (14.81%) BPMN
7 4 (14.81%) PDCA
7 4 (14.81%) Office 365
7 4 (14.81%) Internal Audit

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.93%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) DTS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MorphX
2 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) General Ledger
1 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Author
4 2 (7.41%) Email Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) GDPR Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Author
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Workflow
2 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) BPMN
4 4 (14.81%) CAPA
4 4 (14.81%) Internal Audit
4 4 (14.81%) PDCA
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Information Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.11%) PDM
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
6 2 (7.41%) Document Management
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) X++
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 4 (14.81%) ISO 9001
3 3 (11.11%) SLA
4 2 (7.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Huawei
3 2 (7.41%) IBM