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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 43 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.73% 4.60% 6.33%
As % of the Applications category 36.44% 31.82% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 24
Average daily rate £265 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £105 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £264 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
118 110 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.23% 14.45% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 60 48
Average daily rate £300 £299 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £111 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 52 (56.52%) MS Excel
1 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.35%) Windows
3 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
4 20 (21.74%) Project Management
5 17 (18.48%) Finance
5 17 (18.48%) Migration
5 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
6 14 (15.22%) Windows XP
6 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
6 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
6 14 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (14.13%) Web Services
7 13 (14.13%) MS Exchange
8 12 (13.04%) .NET
8 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.96%) XML
10 10 (10.87%) ITIL
10 10 (10.87%) SQL
10 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (9.78%) HTML
12 8 (8.70%) Oracle
12 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (8.70%) Change Management
12 8 (8.70%) Legal
12 8 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (7.61%) SharePoint Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.13%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (7.61%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (6.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.35%) IIS
7 4 (4.35%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.09%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.09%) Lync
8 1 (1.09%) Node.js
8 1 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (7.61%) MS Project
4 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
5 5 (5.43%) InfoPath
5 5 (5.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) LAN
1 4 (4.35%) WAN
1 4 (4.35%) SMTP
1 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.35%) SAN
1 4 (4.35%) Firewall
1 4 (4.35%) NAS
2 3 (3.26%) DNS
2 3 (3.26%) DHCP
3 2 (2.17%) Internet
3 2 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (1.09%) 3G
4 1 (1.09%) 4G
4 1 (1.09%) 2G
4 1 (1.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) Subversion
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Legal
3 5 (5.43%) Publishing
3 5 (5.43%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (39.13%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Administrator
3 12 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) Project Administrator
5 8 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
5 8 (8.70%) Coordinator
6 6 (6.52%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Siebel Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) Web Services
2 12 (13.04%) .NET
3 11 (11.96%) XML
4 9 (9.78%) HTML
5 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.43%) CSS
6 4 (4.35%) Ajax
6 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.09%) JSON
7 1 (1.09%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
1 3 (3.26%) NHS
1 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.26%) Statistics
1 3 (3.26%) Smart Meter
2 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Windows
2 21 (22.83%) Windows 7
3 14 (15.22%) Windows XP
4 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.09%) Linux
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) Project Management
2 17 (18.48%) Migration
3 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.87%) ITIL
5 8 (8.70%) Change Management
5 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.61%) Service Management
6 7 (7.61%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.52%) SOA
7 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.52%) Workflow
7 6 (6.52%) Scrum
7 6 (6.52%) EAI
8 5 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) Change Control
9 4 (4.35%) Release Management
9 4 (4.35%) Validation
9 4 (4.35%) Data Management
10 3 (3.26%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) C#
2 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.09%) PHP
3 1 (1.09%) Java
3 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.09%) VB
3 1 (1.09%) VB6
3 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) ISEB
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.26%) MCSE
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.09%) MOS
5 1 (1.09%) MCDST
5 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.43%) SLA
3 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (2.17%) WSUS
2 2 (2.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) Puppet
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle
3 6 (6.52%) Siebel
3 6 (6.52%) Cisco
4 4 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe
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