The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 51 72 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.03% 4.72% 4.66%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 41.14% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 29
Average daily rate
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£283 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £270 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 15
Average hourly rate £11.13 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £10.13 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £17.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
204 175 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.13% 11.48% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 85 125
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 26
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.36 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.61% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.34 £11.18 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £41.50 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the West Yorkshire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the West Yorkshire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 39 £255 -27.24% 22
Halifax -7 3 £300 -10.44% 3
Huddersfield +1 2 - - 1
Bradford +3 1 £413 +34.14% 1
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - - 1
Mirfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Batley - - - -
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Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 62 (48.82%) MS Excel
2 57 (44.88%) Microsoft
3 33 (25.98%) Windows
4 29 (22.83%) Project Management
5 20 (15.75%) Finance
5 20 (15.75%) .NET
5 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
6 18 (14.17%) Web Services
7 17 (13.39%) SharePoint
7 17 (13.39%) Active Directory
8 16 (12.60%) ITIL
9 15 (11.81%) Migration
9 15 (11.81%) Service Management
9 15 (11.81%) Oracle
9 15 (11.81%) Windows 7
10 13 (10.24%) SQL
10 13 (10.24%) MS Project
10 13 (10.24%) MS Exchange
10 13 (10.24%) Change Management
11 12 (9.45%) Windows XP
11 12 (9.45%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (8.66%) Banking
12 11 (8.66%) .NET Framework
12 11 (8.66%) Release Management
12 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
12 11 (8.66%) HTML
12 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (7.87%) XML

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 17 (13.39%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.24%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.30%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (6.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (3.94%) IIS
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (2.36%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.57%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 62 (48.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.24%) MS Project
3 12 (9.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (7.09%) MS Visio
5 6 (4.72%) InfoPath
6 4 (3.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Intranet
1 6 (4.72%) Firewall
1 6 (4.72%) NAS
2 5 (3.94%) SAN
2 5 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.94%) LAN
2 5 (3.94%) WAN
2 5 (3.94%) SMTP
3 3 (2.36%) VPN
3 3 (2.36%) Internet
4 2 (1.57%) DNS
4 2 (1.57%) DHCP
5 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.79%) DSL
5 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.57%) MS Access
5 2 (1.57%) IDOL
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.72%) Hudson
3 2 (1.57%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (15.75%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Banking
3 6 (4.72%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Legal
5 3 (2.36%) Publishing
6 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (25.98%) Analyst
2 16 (12.60%) Developer
3 10 (7.87%) Administrator
4 8 (6.30%) Service Analyst
4 8 (6.30%) Rollout Engineer
4 8 (6.30%) IT Support
5 7 (5.51%) .NET Developer
6 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.72%) Configuration Manager
6 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (4.72%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Project Administrator
6 6 (4.72%) PC Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Software Configuration Manager
7 5 (3.94%) Software Manager
7 5 (3.94%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Coordinator
7 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) .NET
2 18 (14.17%) Web Services
3 11 (8.66%) .NET Framework
3 11 (8.66%) HTML
4 10 (7.87%) XML
5 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (4.72%) Middleware
6 6 (4.72%) WinForms
7 5 (3.94%) Ajax
7 5 (3.94%) CSS
8 3 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.79%) WCF
9 1 (0.79%) WPF
9 1 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.15%) NHS
3 3 (2.36%) Statistics
4 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.57%) IVR
5 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.79%) Wiki
5 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.98%) Windows
2 15 (11.81%) Windows 7
3 12 (9.45%) Windows XP
4 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.72%) UNIX
6 4 (3.15%) Windows NT
7 3 (2.36%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.83%) Project Management
2 16 (12.60%) ITIL
3 15 (11.81%) Service Management
3 15 (11.81%) Migration
4 13 (10.24%) Change Management
5 11 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.66%) Release Management
6 8 (6.30%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.51%) Scrum
8 6 (4.72%) BPEL
8 6 (4.72%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.94%) ERP
9 5 (3.94%) Supplier Management
9 5 (3.94%) Data Entry
9 5 (3.94%) Automation Testing
10 4 (3.15%) Change Control
10 4 (3.15%) Time Management
10 4 (3.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.24%) SQL
2 7 (5.51%) C#
2 7 (5.51%) VBA
3 6 (4.72%) VB.NET
4 5 (3.94%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.94%) VB
5 4 (3.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.15%) MCSE
2 4 (3.15%) ISEB
2 4 (3.15%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) MCP
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) CCNA
4 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.79%) MCITP
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) QA
2 4 (3.15%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.57%) WSUS
3 1 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (44.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.81%) Oracle
3 8 (6.30%) Cisco
4 6 (4.72%) Perforce
5 4 (3.15%) VMware
5 4 (3.15%) Citrix
5 4 (3.15%) Siebel
6 3 (2.36%) HP
6 3 (2.36%) Lotus
7 2 (1.57%) Adobe
7 2 (1.57%) SAP
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
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