The table below looks at the statistics for MOS in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MOS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Rank 103 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MOS 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.12% - 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £125 £438
% change year-on-year
+290.00% -71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -10.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
247 136 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.77% 13.45% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 85 69
Average daily rate £385 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £13.38 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

MOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MOS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MOS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MOS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing MOS 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 MOS.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7

MOS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing MOS 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 MOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft