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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 67 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 40 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.61% 3.91% 3.45%
As % of the Applications category 35.40% 34.67% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 26
Median daily rate £450 £285 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £110 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £9.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -4.64%
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
113 150 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.38% 11.29% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 77
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £136 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 41 (53.95%) MS Excel
3 33 (43.42%) Windows
4 29 (38.16%) Finance
5 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
7 20 (26.32%) Project Management
8 19 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 18 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (21.05%) ITIL
11 15 (19.74%) MS Project
11 15 (19.74%) MS Visio
11 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (17.11%) SQL
13 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
13 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
14 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (14.47%) SharePoint
15 11 (14.47%) Windows XP
15 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (14.47%) Office 365
16 10 (13.16%) Legal
17 9 (11.84%) Data Mining
17 9 (11.84%) Blackberry
17 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
18 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
18 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
18 8 (10.53%) Skype for Business
18 8 (10.53%) Analytics

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (14.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 7 (9.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) IBM Domino
5 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (53.95%) MS Excel
2 19 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (19.74%) MS Project
3 15 (19.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.32%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.32%) Open Workbench
4 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.32%) RoboHelp
4 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.32%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (14.47%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) FTP
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
1 4 (5.26%) Intranet
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) Extranet
2 3 (3.95%) VPN
3 2 (2.63%) LAN
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
3 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (11.84%) Data Mining
3 7 (9.21%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (9.21%) MS Access
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) Hudson
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Legal
3 7 (9.21%) Banking
4 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.58%) Law
6 4 (5.26%) Games
6 4 (5.26%) Publishing
7 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.58%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) Ajax
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) Sass
3 1 (1.32%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (17.11%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.84%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.89%) NHS
5 5 (6.58%) e-Learning
5 5 (6.58%) Video Editing
5 5 (6.58%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (5.26%) iPad
6 4 (5.26%) iPhone
6 4 (5.26%) Social Media
7 3 (3.95%) Learning Management System
8 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (43.42%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
3 11 (14.47%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.63%) Android
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Project Management
2 18 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (21.05%) ITIL
4 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
7 8 (10.53%) Analytics
7 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 8 (10.53%) Service Management
7 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.21%) Data Validation
8 7 (9.21%) Information Architecture
8 7 (9.21%) Validation
9 6 (7.89%) ERP
9 6 (7.89%) ETL
9 6 (7.89%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 6 (7.89%) Use Case
9 6 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) MCSE
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.26%) CCA
3 3 (3.95%) MCITP
3 3 (3.95%) MCP
3 3 (3.95%) MCSA
4 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) SLA
3 3 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) DameWare
2 2 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Citrix
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Adobe
3 5 (6.58%) Apple
4 4 (5.26%) HP
4 4 (5.26%) Twitter
5 3 (3.95%) Brocade
5 3 (3.95%) Dell
6 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.63%) Lotus
6 2 (2.63%) SAP
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) iManage
7 1 (1.32%) Perforce