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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 5 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 11.63% 10.34% -
As % of the Applications category 38.46% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £180 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
13 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 30.23% 20.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £200 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.86%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCDST
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Trainer
1 3 (42.86%) Trainer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCDST
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco