The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 14 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 16 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 8.12% 3.01% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 72.73% 27.78% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£463 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £251 £263
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.62 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.72 £15.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.68% +2.57%
MS Office
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 11.17% 10.84% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate £413 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.24% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £100 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £435 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.62 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.91% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £28.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the North Yorkshire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the North Yorkshire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +11 5 £463 -
Harrogate 0 4 - - 1
Middlesbrough - 4 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
3 16 (48.48%) Windows XP
4 10 (30.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Service Management
7 5 (15.15%) Remedy
7 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
7 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
7 5 (15.15%) Finance
7 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
8 4 (12.12%) Law
8 4 (12.12%) Legal
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
8 4 (12.12%) Banking
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
9 3 (9.09%) LAN
9 3 (9.09%) Internet
9 3 (9.09%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (6.06%) Release Management
10 2 (6.06%) QMS
10 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
10 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 10 (30.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MS Access
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Law
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (21.21%) Service Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Change Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Solvency II Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Project Officer
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) GIS
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
1 16 (48.48%) Windows XP
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Dependency Management
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) QMS
4 2 (6.06%) ITSM
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Release Management
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Data Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
1 2 (6.06%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Remedy
3 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo