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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 42 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 51 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.34% 5.71% 5.94%
As % of the Applications category 41.80% 39.71% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 20
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £107 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £386 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £203 £273
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -25.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £11.00 £7.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £19.60 £11.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
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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
122 136 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.38% 14.38% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 60
Average daily rate £300 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £143 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £443 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 14
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.10 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £17.20 £13.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 55 (60.44%) MS Excel
2 52 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.47%) Windows
4 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
4 19 (20.88%) Finance
5 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (16.48%) ITIL
6 15 (16.48%) SQL
6 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
7 14 (15.38%) Oracle
7 14 (15.38%) Project Management
8 11 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (12.09%) Web Services
8 11 (12.09%) Degree
9 10 (10.99%) Hudson
9 10 (10.99%) Oracle BPM
9 10 (10.99%) .NET
9 10 (10.99%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
9 10 (10.99%) UNIX
9 10 (10.99%) Middleware
9 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
9 10 (10.99%) Perforce
10 9 (9.89%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (8.79%) Retail
11 8 (8.79%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (8.79%) Change Management
11 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
12 7 (7.69%) Citrix

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (6.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.20%) WorkSite
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.10%) SAS
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (60.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.59%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (6.59%) MS Project
3 6 (6.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) DNS
1 6 (6.59%) DHCP
2 5 (5.49%) VPN
3 4 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.40%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.40%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.40%) FTP
3 4 (4.40%) LAN
3 4 (4.40%) WAN
3 4 (4.40%) SMTP
3 4 (4.40%) SAN
4 3 (3.30%) RTSP
5 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.20%) Extranet
6 1 (1.10%) Intranet
6 1 (1.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.69%) QlikView
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) FileMaker
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.20%) IDOL
8 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.10%) MySQL
8 1 (1.10%) DB2
8 1 (1.10%) OLAP
8 1 (1.10%) OLTP
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.10%) Big Data
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Hudson
1 10 (10.99%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.30%) MSI
3 2 (2.20%) Subversion
4 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Retail
3 7 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Legal
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.20%) Law
7 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.07%) Analyst
2 13 (14.29%) Developer
3 10 (10.99%) Configuration Manager
4 8 (8.79%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) Software Configuration Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Software Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Information Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 4 (4.40%) IT Support
8 4 (4.40%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Project Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Release Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) Web Services
2 10 (10.99%) .NET
2 10 (10.99%) Middleware
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.30%) HTML
4 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.30%) WPF
5 2 (2.20%) jQuery
5 2 (2.20%) WCF
5 2 (2.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (2.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.10%) XML
6 1 (1.10%) Ajax
6 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.10%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) PDA
2 4 (4.40%) NHS
3 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.20%) Wiki
4 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.10%) Economics
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) UNIX
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) ITIL
2 14 (15.38%) Project Management
3 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
3 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.79%) Change Management
5 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.69%) Software Deployment
6 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.59%) BPEL
6 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.49%) ETL
7 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (5.49%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.49%) Automation Testing
7 5 (5.49%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.40%) Information Management
8 4 (4.40%) Transition Management
8 4 (4.40%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.30%) VBA
2 3 (3.30%) C#
3 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.30%) MCP
3 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.20%) MCDST
5 1 (1.10%) CCNA
5 1 (1.10%) CCDA
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.10%) APMP
5 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.59%) vSphere
3 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.30%) XenApp
3 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 52 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle
3 10 (10.99%) Perforce
4 7 (7.69%) Citrix
4 7 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (3.30%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Lotus
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
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