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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.25% 12.90% 16.67%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 66.67% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £415 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £12.13 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +3.70%
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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
1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.25% 19.35% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £12.89 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 8
5 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
6 6 (46.15%) Sophos
6 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
6 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
8 3 (23.08%) NHS
8 3 (23.08%) SCCM
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) UAG
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
9 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
9 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
9 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) FileMaker
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support
2 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Database Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 8
3 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
1 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) UAG
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Sophos
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) Siemens
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy