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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 26 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.36% 5.60% 6.60%
As % of the Applications category 22.61% 42.19% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 18
Average daily rate
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£260 £220 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +39.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £115 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.88 £13.00 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% +14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £13.00 £8.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.98 £13.00 £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
115 128 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.44% 13.28% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 59
Average daily rate £338 £300 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £123 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £428 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.70 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.96 £22.20 £63.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (58.44%) Microsoft
2 41 (53.25%) MS Excel
3 20 (25.97%) Windows
4 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
4 17 (22.08%) Finance
5 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
5 13 (16.88%) ITIL
5 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
6 12 (15.58%) Oracle
7 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.99%) Project Management
8 10 (12.99%) SQL
8 10 (12.99%) MS Visio
8 10 (12.99%) Software Deployment
9 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
10 8 (10.39%) UNIX
10 8 (10.39%) ETL
10 8 (10.39%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (10.39%) .NET
10 8 (10.39%) Web Services
10 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.39%) Middleware
10 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.39%) Perforce
10 8 (10.39%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (10.39%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (10.39%) Hudson

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (53.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Visio
3 9 (11.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.19%) MS Project
5 3 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) DHCP
1 6 (7.79%) VPN
1 6 (7.79%) DNS
2 4 (5.19%) SAN
2 4 (5.19%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.19%) FTP
2 4 (5.19%) SMTP
2 4 (5.19%) iSCSI
2 4 (5.19%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.90%) RTSP
3 3 (3.90%) LAN
3 3 (3.90%) WAN
4 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.60%) Extranet
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless
5 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.90%) QlikView
6 3 (3.90%) FileMaker
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.30%) MySQL
8 1 (1.30%) Big Data
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.30%) DB2
8 1 (1.30%) OLAP
8 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.30%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (10.39%) Hudson
2 3 (3.90%) MSI
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Legal
3 3 (3.90%) Law
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Local Government
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Analyst
2 8 (10.39%) Developer
3 7 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (7.79%) Release Manager
4 6 (7.79%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Administrator
5 5 (6.49%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (6.49%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Information Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.90%) Software Configuration Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.90%) Software Manager
7 3 (3.90%) IT Support
7 3 (3.90%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) .NET
1 8 (10.39%) Web Services
1 8 (10.39%) Middleware
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.60%) WPF
5 1 (1.30%) LINQ
5 1 (1.30%) jQuery
5 1 (1.30%) WCF
5 1 (1.30%) COM
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) NHS
3 4 (5.19%) PDA
4 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Economics
6 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) UNIX
3 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
2 13 (16.88%) ITIL
3 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.99%) Project Management
4 10 (12.99%) Software Deployment
5 8 (10.39%) ETL
5 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.09%) Transition Management
6 7 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 6 (7.79%) Release Management
8 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Information Management
9 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.19%) Data Management
9 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.19%) Change Management
9 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.90%) VBA
3 1 (1.30%) XAML
3 1 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
1 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.90%) MCP
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.60%) MCDST
4 1 (1.30%) APMP
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.30%) PMP
4 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CCNA
4 1 (1.30%) CCDA
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.90%) vSphere
Vendors
1 45 (58.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 8 (10.39%) Perforce
4 3 (3.90%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.60%) Lotus
6 1 (1.30%) Novell
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £192.38 per week
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago