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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.79% 4.97% 1.12%
As % of the Applications category 40.54% 66.67% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £253 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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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
37 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 14.29% 7.45% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 5
Average daily rate £300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £9.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +10.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £10.50 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 April 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 April 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 29 (69.05%) Microsoft
2 26 (61.90%) MS Excel
3 13 (30.95%) Adobe
4 12 (28.57%) Finance
5 10 (23.81%) E-Learning
6 8 (19.05%) HTML
6 8 (19.05%) Photoshop
6 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 8 (19.05%) Windows
6 8 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (19.05%) InDesign
6 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.05%) Adobe Captivate
7 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle
7 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 6 (14.29%) HTML5
8 6 (14.29%) Publishing
8 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.90%) Retail
9 5 (11.90%) Learning Management System
9 5 (11.90%) LANDesk
9 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
9 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.52%) Citrix
10 4 (9.52%) Middleware
10 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (9.52%) ETL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.05%) Photoshop
2 8 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (19.05%) InDesign
2 8 (19.05%) Adobe Captivate
3 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.76%) MS Project
4 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Wireless
1 3 (7.14%) Broadband
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.14%) VPN
1 3 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) FileMaker
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (9.52%) Hudson
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Publishing
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 8 (19.05%) E-Learning Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Release Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Software Release Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) PMO Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) HTML5
3 4 (9.52%) Middleware
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) E-Learning
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Learning Management System
4 3 (7.14%) NHS
5 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) ITIL
1 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
2 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.52%) ETL
3 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.52%) Release Management
3 4 (9.52%) Transition Management
3 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.76%) VBA
3 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) Adobe
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle
4 5 (11.90%) LANDesk
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) Perforce
6 3 (7.14%) Remedy
6 3 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (4.76%) Lotus
8 1 (2.38%) VMware
8 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.38%) Sage
8 1 (2.38%) BMC
8 1 (2.38%) Novell
8 1 (2.38%) Siemens