The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.00% 4.23% 2.72%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 66.67% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £200 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £271
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -16.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.72 £10.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.23% -15.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.64% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Applications Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
35 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 14.00% 6.34% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 4
Average daily rate £313 £200 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £10.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £10.50 £12.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 22 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Adobe
3 10 (30.30%) E-Learning
4 8 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (24.24%) InDesign
4 8 (24.24%) HTML
4 8 (24.24%) Photoshop
4 8 (24.24%) Adobe Captivate
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) Finance
5 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.18%) Publishing
6 6 (18.18%) HTML5
7 5 (15.15%) Learning Management System
7 5 (15.15%) Retail
7 5 (15.15%) LANDesk
7 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.15%) Windows
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) UNIX
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle
8 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (12.12%) ETL
8 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Citrix
8 4 (12.12%) Middleware
8 4 (12.12%) Service Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (24.24%) InDesign
2 8 (24.24%) Photoshop
2 8 (24.24%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
1 3 (9.09%) SSL
1 3 (9.09%) Broadband
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (12.12%) Hudson
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Publishing
3 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) E-Learning Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Release Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Change Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Configuration Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.06%) PMO Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Software Release Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) HTML5
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) Middleware
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) E-Learning
2 5 (15.15%) Learning Management System
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
1 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) ETL
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) Release Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.12%) Software Deployment
3 4 (12.12%) Transition Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Adobe
3 5 (15.15%) LANDesk
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Perforce
5 3 (9.09%) Remedy
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Lotus
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.03%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) BMC