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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 40 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.02% 4.75% 5.56%
As % of the Applications category 28.78% 36.21% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £131 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £368 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +32.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.58 £13.10 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.45 £25.90 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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
139 116 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.97% 13.12% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 50 81
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £143 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Average hourly rate £10.81 £43.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.85% +201.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £15.35 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.58 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (56.34%) MS Excel
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.17%) Windows
4 16 (22.54%) Project Management
4 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
6 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
7 11 (15.49%) SQL
7 11 (15.49%) Finance
8 10 (14.08%) Web Services
8 10 (14.08%) ITIL
9 9 (12.68%) QA
10 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
10 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (9.86%) Banking
11 7 (9.86%) Change Management
11 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
12 6 (8.45%) Middleware
12 6 (8.45%) Citrix
12 6 (8.45%) UNIX
12 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (8.45%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (8.45%) .NET
12 6 (8.45%) Oracle
12 6 (8.45%) MS Project
12 6 (8.45%) Service Management
12 6 (8.45%) Perforce
12 6 (8.45%) VMware
12 6 (8.45%) BPEL
12 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.82%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (56.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Project
2 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.04%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (5.63%) InfoPath
5 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) DHCP
1 3 (4.23%) VPN
1 3 (4.23%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
2 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.41%) NAS
3 1 (1.41%) VLAN
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.41%) Intranet
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.45%) QlikView
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.82%) MS Access
6 2 (2.82%) IDOL
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (8.45%) Hudson
2 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 4 (5.63%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Analyst
2 8 (11.27%) Developer
3 6 (8.45%) Administrator
3 6 (8.45%) Service Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (7.04%) IT Support
4 5 (7.04%) Software Manager
4 5 (7.04%) Software Configuration Manager
4 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.63%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Service Management Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Project Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (2.82%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) Web Services
2 6 (8.45%) Middleware
2 6 (8.45%) .NET
3 5 (7.04%) HTML
3 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.63%) CSS
4 4 (5.63%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.63%) Ajax
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.41%) WCF
5 1 (1.41%) WPF
5 1 (1.41%) jQuery
5 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Wiki
4 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) UNIX
3 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000
5 3 (4.23%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Project Management
2 10 (14.08%) ITIL
3 7 (9.86%) Change Management
3 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.45%) Service Management
4 6 (8.45%) BPEL
5 5 (7.04%) Data Entry
5 5 (7.04%) Supplier Management
5 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
5 5 (7.04%) Migration
5 5 (7.04%) ERP
6 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (4.23%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) C#
3 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) MCITP
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.41%) CCNA
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) vSphere
3 3 (4.23%) XenApp
4 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Citrix
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) Perforce
2 6 (8.45%) VMware
3 4 (5.63%) HP
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco
4 2 (2.82%) Lotus
5 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
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