The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 38 40 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.66% 4.41% 4.33%
As % of the Applications category 27.54% 34.78% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 11
Average daily rate
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£255 £351 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.24% +55.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 12
Average hourly rate £11.13 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.62 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £24.70 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
138 115 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.28% 12.68% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 58 78
Average daily rate £323 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £272 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 20
Average hourly rate £11.13 £28.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.30% +105.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £45.00 £18.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 44 (54.32%) Microsoft
2 38 (46.91%) MS Excel
3 26 (32.10%) Windows
4 23 (28.40%) Project Management
5 16 (19.75%) SharePoint
6 14 (17.28%) Finance
7 13 (16.05%) .NET
7 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
7 13 (16.05%) Web Services
7 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
7 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
8 12 (14.81%) Migration
9 11 (13.58%) Service Management
9 11 (13.58%) SQL
10 10 (12.35%) ITIL
10 10 (12.35%) Windows XP
10 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 9 (11.11%) HTML
12 8 (9.88%) MS Project
12 8 (9.88%) Change Management
12 8 (9.88%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (9.88%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (9.88%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (8.64%) Banking
13 7 (8.64%) Release Management
13 7 (8.64%) QA
13 7 (8.64%) XML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (19.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.88%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (9.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.94%) IIS
6 3 (3.70%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (2.47%) WorkSite
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (46.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (9.88%) MS Project
3 6 (7.41%) InfoPath
4 3 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Firewall
1 5 (6.17%) NAS
2 4 (4.94%) LAN
2 4 (4.94%) WAN
2 4 (4.94%) SMTP
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.94%) SAN
3 3 (3.70%) Internet
3 3 (3.70%) VPN
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.23%) DSL
5 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.47%) MS Access
4 2 (2.47%) IDOL
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.70%) Hudson
3 2 (2.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Legal
4 3 (3.70%) Publishing
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Administrator
3 8 (9.88%) Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Project Administrator
6 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (6.17%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Project Support Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Service Desk Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) .NET
1 13 (16.05%) Web Services
2 9 (11.11%) HTML
3 7 (8.64%) XML
3 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.17%) CSS
4 5 (6.17%) Ajax
4 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.70%) Middleware
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.23%) WCF
7 1 (1.23%) WPF
7 1 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.70%) Statistics
2 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.23%) Wiki
4 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.35%) Windows XP
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) UNIX
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000
5 3 (3.70%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Project Management
2 12 (14.81%) Migration
3 11 (13.58%) Service Management
4 10 (12.35%) ITIL
4 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.88%) Change Management
6 7 (8.64%) Release Management
7 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.41%) Scrum
8 5 (6.17%) Supplier Management
8 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.17%) ERP
8 5 (6.17%) Data Entry
9 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (3.70%) BPEL
10 3 (3.70%) Information Management
10 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) C#
3 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.47%) VB
5 1 (1.23%) VBA
5 1 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) MCSE
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.70%) ISEB
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.23%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.23%) XenApp
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) WSUS
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (54.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Cisco
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Citrix
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) Lotus
5 3 (3.70%) Perforce
5 3 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Siebel
6 2 (2.47%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
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