The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Wakefield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.57% 23.81% 7.69%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 83.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.14% 28.57% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £550 - £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
West Yorkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) NHS
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (12.50%) MCP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) MI Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sophos
2 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle