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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 12 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.33% 4.44% 12.05%
As % of the Applications category 11.11% 32.00% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 16
Median daily rate £425 £140 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+203.57% -54.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
9 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 12.00% 13.89% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 25
Median daily rate £375 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 19 January 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 Bradford region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (20.00%) Verint
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (20.00%) Skype
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) Genesys
5 2 (20.00%) NHS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
2 1 (10.00%) German Language
2 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Lean Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Informatics
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) BPMN
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCDP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Genesys
3 2 (20.00%) Verint