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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 7 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 9.30% - 16.67%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% - 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £123 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £282 £278 £296
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.13 - £10.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 - £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 - £13.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.20 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.61%
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
7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 16.28% 4.55% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.13 £11.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.40% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £11.00 £12.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) MCDST
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) OpenScape

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) OpenScape
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) IT Trainer
1 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Trainer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCDST
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco