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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 4 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 14.29% - 13.33%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £263 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.38% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £12.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
MS Office
West Yorkshire

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
5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 17.86% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £12.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) MCP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) MCDST
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCDST
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy