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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.17% 4.31% 4.83%
As % of the Applications category 29.86% 33.33% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 15
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +69.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £478 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £256 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Average hourly rate £11.13 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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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 Leeds region.

Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
144 120 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.95% 12.92% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 54 86
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 14
Average hourly rate £11.56 £34.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.24% +136.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £12.75 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.70 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 42 (55.26%) MS Excel
3 22 (28.95%) Windows
4 18 (23.68%) Project Management
5 15 (19.74%) Finance
6 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
7 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 11 (14.47%) SQL
9 10 (13.16%) Web Services
9 10 (13.16%) ITIL
9 10 (13.16%) Banking
9 10 (13.16%) QA
10 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (10.53%) Migration
10 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
11 7 (9.21%) MS Project
11 7 (9.21%) Service Management
11 7 (9.21%) Change Management
11 7 (9.21%) Degree
11 7 (9.21%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
12 6 (7.89%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (7.89%) Hudson
12 6 (7.89%) QlikView
12 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.89%) Perforce
12 6 (7.89%) BPEL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.63%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.32%) SAS
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (55.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Project
2 7 (9.21%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.26%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) VPN
2 2 (2.63%) LAN
2 2 (2.63%) WAN
2 2 (2.63%) DNS
2 2 (2.63%) DHCP
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) DSL
3 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) VLAN
3 1 (1.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.89%) QlikView
3 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.63%) IDOL
6 2 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Hudson
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Legal
6 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Analyst
2 7 (9.21%) Developer
2 7 (9.21%) Service Analyst
3 6 (7.89%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Software Configuration Manager
4 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (6.58%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) Software Manager
5 4 (5.26%) IT Support
5 4 (5.26%) Administrator
5 4 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.95%) Project Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Service Management Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Project Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) Web Services
2 6 (7.89%) Middleware
3 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (5.26%) Ajax
4 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.26%) HTML
4 4 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (1.32%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) WCF
5 1 (1.32%) WPF
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.63%) Statistics
2 2 (2.63%) NHS
2 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.32%) PKI
3 1 (1.32%) Wiki
3 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
2 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
2 6 (7.89%) UNIX
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
4 3 (3.95%) Windows NT
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Project Management
2 10 (13.16%) ITIL
3 8 (10.53%) Migration
3 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.21%) Service Management
4 7 (9.21%) Change Management
5 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.89%) BPEL
6 5 (6.58%) ERP
6 5 (6.58%) Supplier Management
6 5 (6.58%) Automation Testing
6 5 (6.58%) Data Entry
7 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.95%) Web Development
8 3 (3.95%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) C#
3 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.32%) VB
4 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.32%) MCITP
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.95%) vSphere
3 3 (3.95%) XenApp
4 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Perforce
2 6 (7.89%) VMware
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
2 6 (7.89%) Citrix
3 4 (5.26%) HP
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco
4 3 (3.95%) Lotus
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow