The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 24 24 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.39% 2.14% 2.19%
As % of the Applications category 31.58% 15.38% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £388 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +93.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £291 £275
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £15.88 £13.00
% change year-on-year -14.36% +22.11%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 19 26 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 10.73% 13.90% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year - +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
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 Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Suffolk

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Suffolk over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Suffolk

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Suffolk

MS 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 MS Office within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +1 5 £423 -0.58% 5
MS Office
East of England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) MCSE
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (31.25%) CCA
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (25.00%) NHS
5 4 (25.00%) MS Project
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) MS Project Server
5 4 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (25.00%) PMO
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) MCP
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) WLAN
7 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 2 (12.50%) Firmware

MS Office
Top Related 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 4 (25.00%) MS Project Server
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 6 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (25.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Law
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Programme Planner
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Planner
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) NHS
3 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Security Patching
4 2 (12.50%) Statistics
4 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCNA
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCA
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) PMO
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
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