The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 41.38% 20.00% 6.25%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 80.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £240 £250
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.65 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +47.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.98 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.17% -0.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Applications Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 41.38% 25.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £120 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.65 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +47.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Wakefield

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (50.00%) Sophos
5 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) NHS
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) FileMaker
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (16.67%) VBA
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) FileMaker
General
1 2 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) UAG
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Siemens
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