The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 38 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 52 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.26% 4.04% 4.99%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 33.90% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 13
Average daily rate
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£278 £228 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.97% -17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £111 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £374 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.37% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.63 £16.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.34% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £16.00 £6.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £20.80 £12.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.93 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.70%
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 Leeds region.

Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
130 118 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.65% 11.93% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 65 53
Average daily rate £315 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £432 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Average hourly rate £11.63 £12.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.10 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £17.20 £94.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Leeds region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Leeds region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 60 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 57 (61.96%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.00%) Finance
3 23 (25.00%) Windows
4 18 (19.57%) ITIL
5 17 (18.48%) Oracle
5 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
6 15 (16.30%) PRINCE2
6 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (15.22%) Web Services
7 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
8 13 (14.13%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (14.13%) UNIX
8 13 (14.13%) Perforce
8 13 (14.13%) Middleware
8 13 (14.13%) Configuration Management
8 13 (14.13%) Oracle BPM
8 13 (14.13%) Hudson
9 12 (13.04%) Project Management
10 11 (11.96%) SQL
10 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (11.96%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (11.96%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (11.96%) Degree
11 10 (10.87%) Software Deployment
12 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.78%) .NET
12 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (8.70%) Retail

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 60 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.52%) MS Project
4 6 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) DHCP
1 6 (6.52%) DNS
2 5 (5.43%) VPN
3 4 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.35%) SAN
3 4 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.35%) FTP
3 4 (4.35%) LAN
3 4 (4.35%) WAN
3 4 (4.35%) SMTP
4 3 (3.26%) RTSP
5 2 (2.17%) Extranet
5 2 (2.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.61%) QlikView
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) FileMaker
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.09%) Big Data
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.09%) DB2
7 1 (1.09%) OLAP
7 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.09%) OLTP
7 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Oracle Forms
1 13 (14.13%) Hudson
2 3 (3.26%) MSI
3 2 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Retail
3 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.26%) Legal
6 2 (2.17%) Law
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Configuration Manager
3 10 (10.87%) Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Software Configuration Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Software Manager
4 7 (7.61%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Release Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (5.43%) Administrator
6 5 (5.43%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) IT Support
7 4 (4.35%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) Web Services
2 13 (14.13%) Middleware
3 11 (11.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (9.78%) .NET
5 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.26%) HTML
7 2 (2.17%) WPF
7 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.17%) CSS
8 1 (1.09%) XML
8 1 (1.09%) Ajax
8 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.09%) WCF
8 1 (1.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.09%) LINQ
8 1 (1.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) NHS
3 4 (4.35%) PDA
4 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) Economics
6 1 (1.09%) Wiki
6 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) UNIX
3 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) ITIL
2 15 (16.30%) PRINCE2
3 13 (14.13%) Configuration Management
4 12 (13.04%) Project Management
5 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.87%) Software Deployment
7 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.70%) Change Management
8 8 (8.70%) ETL
8 8 (8.70%) ITIL V3
9 7 (7.61%) Transition Management
10 6 (6.52%) Release Management
10 6 (6.52%) BPEL
11 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.43%) Project Planning
11 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.43%) Automation Testing
12 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.26%) VBA
3 2 (2.17%) C#
3 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.26%) MCP
5 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.17%) MCDST
6 1 (1.09%) APMP
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
6 1 (1.09%) CCDA
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
1 5 (5.43%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.43%) vSphere
3 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 57 (61.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.48%) Oracle
3 13 (14.13%) Perforce
4 5 (5.43%) VMware
4 5 (5.43%) Citrix
5 1 (1.09%) Novell
5 1 (1.09%) Lotus
5 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco
5 1 (1.09%) HP
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