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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 36 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.42% 3.51% 5.20%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 31.01% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 26
Average daily rate £321 £260 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £171 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £417 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.55 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.95 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
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
126 129 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.48% 11.33% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 79 74
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% -6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £15.35 £15.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 63 (63.00%) Microsoft
2 45 (45.00%) MS Excel
3 35 (35.00%) Windows
4 30 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 24 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (23.00%) ITIL
6 23 (23.00%) Windows 7
7 21 (21.00%) Finance
8 18 (18.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (18.00%) SharePoint
8 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (17.00%) MS Visio
9 17 (17.00%) Project Management
10 14 (14.00%) SQL
11 13 (13.00%) MS Project
11 13 (13.00%) Management Information System
11 13 (13.00%) Service Management
12 12 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (10.00%) Legal
14 10 (10.00%) e-Learning
14 10 (10.00%) CIPD
15 9 (9.00%) MCDST
15 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (9.00%) Law
15 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
15 9 (9.00%) Windows Server
16 8 (8.00%) MCT

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.00%) CMS
3 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.00%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 45 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (17.00%) MS Visio
4 13 (13.00%) MS Project
5 5 (5.00%) Acrobat
5 5 (5.00%) Adobe Captivate
5 5 (5.00%) FrameMaker
5 5 (5.00%) Photoshop
5 5 (5.00%) RoboHelp
5 5 (5.00%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (2.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.00%) DHCP
2 6 (6.00%) DNS
3 5 (5.00%) Internet
4 4 (4.00%) VoIP
5 3 (3.00%) LAN
5 3 (3.00%) Network Security
5 3 (3.00%) VPN
6 2 (2.00%) Firewall
6 2 (2.00%) Intranet
7 1 (1.00%) LDAP
7 1 (1.00%) Skype
7 1 (1.00%) WAN
7 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (7.00%) MS Access
4 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (5.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.00%) MySQL
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Hudson
General
1 21 (21.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Legal
3 9 (9.00%) Law
4 7 (7.00%) Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Retail
6 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.00%) Back Office
8 1 (1.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (36.00%) Analyst
2 20 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 20 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (15.00%) Service Desk Support
4 14 (14.00%) Support Analyst
5 13 (13.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (10.00%) IT Trainer
6 10 (10.00%) Trainer
7 8 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) Technical Support
9 6 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Legal IT Trainer
9 6 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Technical Services Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Technical Support Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) XML
2 3 (3.00%) CSS
3 2 (2.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.00%) Ajax
4 1 (1.00%) HTML
4 1 (1.00%) Sass
4 1 (1.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.00%) e-Learning
4 6 (6.00%) NHS
5 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.00%) CMDB
8 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.00%) Windows
2 23 (23.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.00%) Android
6 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) ITIL
2 17 (17.00%) Project Management
3 13 (13.00%) Service Management
4 12 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.00%) Migration
8 7 (7.00%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.00%) Data Validation
8 7 (7.00%) Information Architecture
8 7 (7.00%) Validation
9 6 (6.00%) Analytics
9 6 (6.00%) ETL
9 6 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.00%) Content Management
10 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.00%) Change Management
11 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) C
2 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.00%) CIPD
3 9 (9.00%) MCDST
4 8 (8.00%) MCSE
4 8 (8.00%) MCT
5 6 (6.00%) MOS
6 5 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.00%) CCNA
7 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.00%) ECDL
8 3 (3.00%) MCP
9 2 (2.00%) ISEB
9 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.00%) Degree
10 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.00%) MCITP
10 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
2 6 (6.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) DameWare
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 63 (63.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.00%) Citrix
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) Adobe
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco
5 3 (3.00%) Lotus
5 3 (3.00%) Perforce
5 3 (3.00%) Sage
6 2 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (1.00%) Capita
7 1 (1.00%) Informatica
7 1 (1.00%) Remedy
7 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow