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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 28 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 12.12% 2.72% 5.53%
As % of the Applications category 63.64% 21.74% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 5
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£314 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 - £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
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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
44 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 19.05% 12.50% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 15
Average daily rate £300 £370 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £325 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £9.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (65.71%) MS Excel
3 14 (40.00%) Oracle
3 14 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) Perforce
4 8 (22.86%) E-Learning
4 8 (22.86%) Middleware
4 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
4 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 8 (22.86%) UNIX
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (22.86%) Hudson
5 6 (17.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (17.14%) InDesign
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) Adobe
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) .NET
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
5 6 (17.14%) Photoshop
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 6 (17.14%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (14.29%) Learning Management System
6 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.29%) Publishing
6 5 (14.29%) Change Management
7 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (11.43%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (65.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (17.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (17.14%) InDesign
3 6 (17.14%) Adobe Captivate
3 6 (17.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.71%) FileMaker
5 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (22.86%) Hudson
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Publishing
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
1 8 (22.86%) Configuration Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) E-Learning Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Software Configuration Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Software Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Release Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Release Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.71%) UAT Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Web Services
1 8 (22.86%) Middleware
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) E-Learning
2 5 (14.29%) Learning Management System
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) NHS
4 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) BPEL
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.43%) SOA
4 4 (11.43%) ETL
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.43%) Release Management
4 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
4 4 (11.43%) Software Deployment
4 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Transition Management
5 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) Perforce
4 6 (17.14%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Novell
5 1 (2.86%) Siemens
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) Sage
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
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