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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.86% 3.76% 3.21%
As % of the Applications category 14.81% 45.45% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£328 £200 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.75% -18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -15.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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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
27 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 12.56% 8.27% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 3
Average daily rate £325 £200 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £335 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.50 £9.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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
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 22 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 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) MS Excel
3 13 (46.43%) Adobe
4 10 (35.71%) E-Learning
5 8 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (28.57%) InDesign
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) Photoshop
5 8 (28.57%) Adobe Captivate
6 6 (21.43%) Publishing
6 6 (21.43%) HTML5
7 5 (17.86%) LANDesk
7 5 (17.86%) Learning Management System
7 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.86%) Retail
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) Citrix
8 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (10.71%) Release Management
9 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (10.71%) Hudson
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
9 3 (10.71%) Software Deployment
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (10.71%) Transition Management
9 3 (10.71%) Juniper

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (28.57%) InDesign
2 8 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 8 (28.57%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Broadband
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) VPN
1 3 (10.71%) SSL
1 3 (10.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Hudson
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (21.43%) Publishing
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
1 8 (28.57%) E-Learning Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Release Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Project Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) E-Learning
2 5 (17.86%) Learning Management System
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) Release Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
3 3 (10.71%) Software Deployment
3 3 (10.71%) Transition Management
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) ETL
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Adobe
3 5 (17.86%) LANDesk
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) Perforce
5 3 (10.71%) Remedy
6 2 (7.14%) Lotus
7 1 (3.57%) BMC
7 1 (3.57%) VMware