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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.13% 6.28% 7.38%
As % of the Applications category 41.38% 51.85% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £175 £250 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £117 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £318 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.69 £12.00 £12.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.39% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.87 £14.00 £14.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.08%
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
29 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.39% 12.11% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 13
Median daily rate £175 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £357 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 11
Median hourly rate £14.48 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.87 £13.93 £14.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate +2 5 £175 -4.10% 1
Middlesbrough -2 5 - -
Northallerton - 1 - -
Skipton - 1 £375 -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (42.86%) Smartphone
3 6 (42.86%) SCCM
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Patch Management
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (28.57%) Planview
5 4 (28.57%) Document Management
5 4 (28.57%) Project Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (7.14%) LAN
7 1 (7.14%) WAN
7 1 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (7.14%) ISEB
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) MetaFrame
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
7 1 (7.14%) Blackberry

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Product Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Products Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Patch Management
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Document Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Planview
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Minitab