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 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 49 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 53 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.91% 2.96% 3.72%
As % of the Applications category 32.72% 33.96% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 14
Average daily rate
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£244 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £147 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.06 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -3.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.13 £10.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £15.50 £15.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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
162 106 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.94% 8.71% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 66 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £398 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.13 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £25.10
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 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 58 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
3 32 (39.02%) Windows
4 19 (23.17%) ITIL
5 16 (19.51%) SQL
6 15 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (18.29%) Finance
7 14 (17.07%) Legal
8 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
9 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (14.63%) Oracle
9 12 (14.63%) SLA
10 10 (12.20%) SAS
10 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
10 10 (12.20%) Law
10 10 (12.20%) Analytics
10 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
11 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
11 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.76%) PL/SQL
12 8 (9.76%) OLAP
12 8 (9.76%) .NET
12 8 (9.76%) IIS
12 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
12 8 (9.76%) Project Management
12 8 (9.76%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (12.20%) SAS
2 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.76%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
3 8 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.88%) MS Project
5 2 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.22%) InDesign
6 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.22%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.22%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) LAN
1 4 (4.88%) WAN
2 2 (2.44%) VoIP
2 2 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) 4G
3 1 (1.22%) HSPA
3 1 (1.22%) 3G
3 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
3 1 (1.22%) 2G
3 1 (1.22%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) Extranet
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) DHCP
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.76%) OLAP
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle OLAP
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.44%) DataStage
7 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.22%) QlikView
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.22%) MS Access
7 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Hudson
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Legal
3 10 (12.20%) Law
4 6 (7.32%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 2 (2.44%) Billing
6 1 (1.22%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (46.34%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Service Analyst
3 7 (8.54%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Information Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (7.32%) Administrator
4 6 (7.32%) DBA
4 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) MI Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.10%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.44%) Project Administrator
8 2 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) .NET
1 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 7 (8.54%) XML
3 5 (6.10%) COM
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.66%) Middleware
4 3 (3.66%) Web Services
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.66%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.22%) iSeries
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Windows
2 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) UNIX
5 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Linux
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) ITIL
2 15 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (12.20%) Analytics
4 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
5 8 (9.76%) Project Management
6 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.88%) Migration
7 4 (4.88%) Data Management
7 4 (4.88%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.66%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.66%) Transition Management
8 3 (3.66%) Document Management
8 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.66%) Release Management
8 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.66%) Information Security
8 3 (3.66%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.22%) VBA
3 1 (1.22%) RPG
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.44%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) MCDST
3 2 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.22%) MOS
4 1 (1.22%) APMP
4 1 (1.22%) MCSE
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
4 1 (1.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) VMware
4 3 (3.66%) Perforce
4 3 (3.66%) Amdocs
4 3 (3.66%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.44%) Citrix
5 2 (2.44%) Nokia
5 2 (2.44%) Lotus
5 2 (2.44%) Netezza
6 1 (1.22%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.22%) Sage
6 1 (1.22%) Novell
6 1 (1.22%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.22%) Quark
6 1 (1.22%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
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