The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 64 69 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.83% 4.39% 4.98%
As % of the Applications category 29.91% 37.30% 33.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 35
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £253 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £390 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £251 £263
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 14
Average hourly rate £11.13 £13.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% -6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £17.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.68% +2.57%
MS Office
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
214 185 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.81% 11.78% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 85 152
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 20
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £43.80 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

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 27 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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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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 +5 40 £320 -8.57% 9
Wakefield +1 6 - - 3
Huddersfield +2 4 £95 -65.45%
Halifax -8 3 £300 -14.28%
Bradford -3 2 £413 +46.01% 2
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - - 1
Batley - - - -
Mirfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (52.10%) Microsoft
2 57 (47.90%) MS Excel
3 40 (33.61%) Windows
4 23 (19.33%) Project Management
5 22 (18.49%) Finance
6 21 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
7 15 (12.61%) ITIL
7 15 (12.61%) Windows 7
8 14 (11.76%) Banking
8 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
9 13 (10.92%) MS Project
10 12 (10.08%) MS Exchange
10 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.24%) Migration
11 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
11 11 (9.24%) SQL
11 11 (9.24%) Web Services
12 10 (8.40%) QA
12 10 (8.40%) Change Management
13 9 (7.56%) Service Management
13 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
13 9 (7.56%) Oracle
13 9 (7.56%) Retail
13 9 (7.56%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (6.72%) Spreadsheet
14 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (6.72%) Degree
14 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.08%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.52%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.68%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.84%) SAS
8 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 57 (47.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.92%) MS Project
3 9 (7.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.72%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (5.04%) MS Visio
6 4 (3.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) VPN
1 4 (3.36%) LAN
1 4 (3.36%) WAN
2 3 (2.52%) DHCP
2 3 (2.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.84%) DSL
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
4 1 (0.84%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.84%) VLAN
4 1 (0.84%) NAS
4 1 (0.84%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.20%) QlikView
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.68%) IDOL
6 2 (1.68%) MS Access
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (5.88%) Hudson
2 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 14 (11.76%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Retail
4 5 (4.20%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.36%) Legal
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (31.93%) Analyst
2 11 (9.24%) Rollout Engineer
3 10 (8.40%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.56%) IT Support
5 8 (6.72%) PC Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.72%) Developer
6 7 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
6 7 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Software Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Software Configuration Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.04%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.04%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.24%) Web Services
2 7 (5.88%) Middleware
3 5 (4.20%) HTML
3 5 (4.20%) .NET
3 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.36%) CSS
4 4 (3.36%) Ajax
4 4 (3.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.84%) XML
5 1 (0.84%) WCF
5 1 (0.84%) WPF
5 1 (0.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.36%) NHS
2 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.68%) IVR
3 2 (1.68%) Statistics
4 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.84%) Wiki
4 1 (0.84%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.84%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.84%) PKI
4 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.61%) Windows
2 15 (12.61%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.24%) Windows XP
4 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.88%) UNIX
6 6 (5.04%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.36%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.68%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Project Management
2 15 (12.61%) ITIL
3 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (9.24%) Migration
5 10 (8.40%) Change Management
6 9 (7.56%) Service Management
6 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
7 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.88%) BPEL
9 6 (5.04%) Automation Testing
10 5 (4.20%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.20%) Release Management
10 5 (4.20%) Data Entry
10 5 (4.20%) Supplier Management
10 5 (4.20%) ERP
11 4 (3.36%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.36%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.36%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.36%) Time Management
12 3 (2.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) C#
3 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.68%) VB
5 1 (0.84%) VBA
5 1 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.84%) MCITP
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.84%) MCP
4 1 (0.84%) MCSE
4 1 (0.84%) CCNA
4 1 (0.84%) ISEB
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.52%) XenApp
3 3 (2.52%) vSphere
4 2 (1.68%) UAG
4 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) WSUS
2 2 (1.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (52.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Perforce
3 7 (5.88%) VMware
4 6 (5.04%) Citrix
5 4 (3.36%) HP
5 4 (3.36%) Sophos
6 3 (2.52%) Lotus
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco
7 2 (1.68%) SAP
8 1 (0.84%) IBM
8 1 (0.84%) Siemens
8 1 (0.84%) Adobe
8 1 (0.84%) Websense
8 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
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