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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 6.22% 7.73% 5.76%
As % of the Applications category 46.88% 55.56% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£120 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £289 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.62 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £14.72 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
32 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 13.28% 13.92% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 7
Average daily rate £325 £300 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £158 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £375 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.62 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -49.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £14.59 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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
Harrogate +1 5 £200 +77.77% 3
York -12 4 £115 -75.13% 1
Skipton - 2 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) LAN
4 13 (44.83%) WAN
5 10 (34.48%) MS Visio
5 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
6 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
6 9 (31.03%) ITIL
6 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
7 8 (27.59%) VPN
8 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
8 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (20.69%) MPLS
10 5 (17.24%) OSPF
10 5 (17.24%) BGP
10 5 (17.24%) Project Management
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (17.24%) Change Management
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco
10 5 (17.24%) CCNP
10 5 (17.24%) CCIP
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) ERP
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (13.79%) Workflow
11 4 (13.79%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) Migration
11 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
11 4 (13.79%) SAP ERP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Visio
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (13.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Agresso
1 4 (13.79%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) LAN
2 13 (44.83%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) VPN
4 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.69%) MPLS
6 5 (17.24%) OSPF
6 5 (17.24%) BGP
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) SAN
8 1 (3.45%) Internet
8 1 (3.45%) DSL
8 1 (3.45%) Firewall
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Project Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Change Manager
4 4 (13.79%) ERP Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) SAP Manager
4 4 (13.79%) SAP Change Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Implementation Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Implementation Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) ERP Manager
4 4 (13.79%) SAP Implementation Manager
4 4 (13.79%) ERP Implementation Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) ERP
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
2 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Workflow
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (13.79%) Coaching
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.45%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CCNP
1 5 (17.24%) CCIP
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) PMP
2 4 (13.79%) PMI Certification
3 3 (10.34%) CCIE
4 2 (6.90%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) HND
5 1 (3.45%) MCDST
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
1 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Trustwave
6 1 (3.45%) Northgate
6 1 (3.45%) Civica
6 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) Lotus
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) Toshiba