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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 15.38% 17.39% 12.20%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 57.14% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £265 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.08% 30.43% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £128 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Average hourly rate £9.75 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) UAG
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago