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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 35 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.56% 0.96% 11.50%
As % of the Applications category 43.59% 13.33% 63.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £240 £252
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.00 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £14.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.28 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.85%
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
39 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.75% 7.18% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 +6 4 £363 - 1
Harrogate - 2 £275 - 1
Redcar - - - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
3 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
4 12 (38.71%) Windows
5 11 (35.48%) Windows XP
6 7 (22.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
7 6 (19.35%) Law
7 6 (19.35%) Legal
8 5 (16.13%) Service Management
8 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
9 4 (12.90%) Project Management
9 4 (12.90%) Remedy
9 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
9 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
10 3 (9.68%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (9.68%) Internet
10 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (9.68%) NHS
10 3 (9.68%) Change Management
10 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.45%) Finance
11 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
11 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
11 2 (6.45%) LAN
11 2 (6.45%) SQL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (22.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
1 1 (3.23%) FileMaker
General
1 6 (19.35%) Law
1 6 (19.35%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Project Officer
4 3 (9.68%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Communications Officer
6 1 (3.23%) Solvency II Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Blog
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows XP
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Service Management
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Release Management
4 2 (6.45%) QMS
5 1 (3.23%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) ITSM
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Remedy
3 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle