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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.59% 11.01% 3.33%
As % of the Applications category 29.41% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 1
Average daily rate £125 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
MS Office
West Yorkshire

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
34 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.99% 18.35% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 5
Average daily rate £204 £275 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.90% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Average hourly rate £9.88 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.03% +23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 5 (22.73%) NHS
4 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Perforce
5 4 (18.18%) Hudson
5 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
6 3 (13.64%) FrontPage
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) MS Project
7 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) UML
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) Delphi
7 2 (9.09%) Borland
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
8 1 (4.55%) Data Centre

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Hudson
2 3 (13.64%) FrontPage
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) Deskside Support
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Software Configuration Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Software Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.55%) Process Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Server Technician
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
1 5 (22.73%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
1 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.09%) OO
2 2 (9.09%) OOP
2 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (4.55%) BPMN
3 1 (4.55%) Coaching
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Process Management
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
3 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C++
1 2 (9.09%) Delphi
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) HNC
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Perforce
4 2 (9.09%) Borland