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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 68 62 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Contract jobs citing MS Office 41 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.81% 2.82% 4.16%
As % of the Applications category 32.80% 22.75% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 18
Median daily rate £338 £288 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £445 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £286 £295
% change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Median hourly rate £12.25 £20.00 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% +79.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.00 £8.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £22.00 £54.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
125 211 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.57% 12.41% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 140 99
Median daily rate £325 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 11
Median hourly rate £13.25 £13.60 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +22.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £10.40 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.95 £21.50 £64.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.71%

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 26 August 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
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 26 August 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 39 (52.00%) Windows
3 34 (45.33%) Finance
4 31 (41.33%) MS Excel
4 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
5 27 (36.00%) ITIL
6 23 (30.67%) Windows XP
6 23 (30.67%) Windows 7
7 22 (29.33%) Problem Management
8 20 (26.67%) Legal
8 20 (26.67%) Blackberry
9 19 (25.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (22.67%) iPhone
11 17 (22.67%) iPad
11 17 (22.67%) ITSM
12 15 (20.00%) Project Management
13 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
16 9 (12.00%) Skype for Business
16 9 (12.00%) Office 365
16 9 (12.00%) Change Management
16 9 (12.00%) MS Project
16 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
16 9 (12.00%) Oracle
17 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
17 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
18 7 (9.33%) SLA

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 19 (25.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (12.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (41.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (12.00%) MS Project
4 8 (10.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.33%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (5.33%) FTP
2 4 (5.33%) Intranet
3 2 (2.67%) DHCP
3 2 (2.67%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) Extranet
4 1 (1.33%) NAS
4 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) MS Access
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 34 (45.33%) Finance
2 20 (26.67%) Legal
3 4 (5.33%) Games
3 4 (5.33%) Publishing
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Analyst
2 22 (29.33%) Service Analyst
3 21 (28.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (22.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Middleware
2 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 17 (22.67%) iPad
2 17 (22.67%) iPhone
3 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.67%) e-Learning
4 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.67%) Video Editing
5 4 (5.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (5.33%) Social Media
6 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.00%) Learning Management System
6 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.33%) Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.00%) Windows
2 23 (30.67%) Windows 7
2 23 (30.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.33%) Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Unix
6 3 (4.00%) Android
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) ITIL
2 22 (29.33%) Problem Management
3 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.67%) ITSM
5 15 (20.00%) Project Management
6 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (12.00%) Change Management
7 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.33%) ERP
9 7 (9.33%) Information Architecture
10 6 (8.00%) Migration
10 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.67%) Service Management
12 4 (5.33%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.33%) Open Source
12 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 4 (5.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) C#
2 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.33%) VB
3 1 (1.33%) VBA
3 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.67%) MCP
3 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.33%) CCA
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.33%) MCITP
3 1 (1.33%) MCSA
3 1 (1.33%) MCSE
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (41.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.67%) WSUS
3 1 (1.33%) DameWare
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.33%) Opsview
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) Apple
4 4 (5.33%) Adobe
4 4 (5.33%) HP
4 4 (5.33%) Twitter
4 4 (5.33%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) Brocade
5 3 (4.00%) Citrix
5 3 (4.00%) Dell
6 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.33%) CommVault
7 1 (1.33%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.33%) iManage
7 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.33%) Symantec
7 1 (1.33%) Teradata
7 1 (1.33%) Veeam
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