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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 52 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 47 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.28% 3.06% 3.52%
As % of the Applications category 29.19% 29.50% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 29
Median daily rate £350 £318 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% +27.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £123 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £409 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £8.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £20.70 £18.40
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 West Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
161 200 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.24% 10.36% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 120 131
Median daily rate £350 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.93 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £16.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -14 26 £338 +3.84% 9
Halifax +7 5 £350 +11.11% 1
Wakefield +1 5 £180 -
Bradford +5 4 £375 +200.00% 1
Brighouse - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £163 - 1
Keighley - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
2 46 (40.71%) Windows
3 43 (38.05%) MS Excel
4 37 (32.74%) Active Directory
5 28 (24.78%) Windows 7
6 24 (21.24%) Finance
7 21 (18.58%) Legal
8 20 (17.70%) Project Management
8 20 (17.70%) SharePoint
8 20 (17.70%) ITIL
9 18 (15.93%) MS Project
10 16 (14.16%) VMware
11 14 (12.39%) Migration
12 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
12 13 (11.50%) Blackberry
12 13 (11.50%) PMO
13 12 (10.62%) Windows Server
13 12 (10.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (10.62%) Cisco
13 12 (10.62%) Windows XP
13 12 (10.62%) Problem Management
13 12 (10.62%) iPhone
14 11 (9.73%) Brocade
14 11 (9.73%) CRM
14 11 (9.73%) SQL
14 11 (9.73%) ITSM
14 11 (9.73%) iPad
15 10 (8.85%) Enterprise Storage
15 10 (8.85%) MS Visio
16 9 (7.96%) SQL Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 20 (17.70%) SharePoint
2 12 (10.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.54%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.54%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.77%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) Moodle
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (38.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (15.93%) MS Project
3 10 (8.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Office 365
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.65%) IaaS
4 3 (2.65%) PaaS
4 3 (2.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (7.08%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (7.08%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (7.08%) FCoE
1 8 (7.08%) NetScaler
1 8 (7.08%) NX-OS
2 6 (5.31%) DNS
3 4 (3.54%) DHCP
4 3 (2.65%) Firewall
4 3 (2.65%) LAN
4 3 (2.65%) VPN
4 3 (2.65%) WAN
5 2 (1.77%) ISDN
5 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.77%) VoIP
6 1 (0.88%) 2G
6 1 (0.88%) CTI
6 1 (0.88%) Extranet
6 1 (0.88%) GPRS
6 1 (0.88%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.42%) QlikView
3 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.65%) Big Data
4 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.65%) MS Access
4 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (2.65%) Bitbucket
1 3 (2.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 24 (21.24%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Legal
3 7 (6.19%) Banking
4 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.54%) Retail
6 3 (2.65%) Law
7 2 (1.77%) Advertising
7 2 (1.77%) Billing
7 2 (1.77%) Military
7 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) French Language
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) German Language
8 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Analyst
2 20 (17.70%) Service Analyst
3 19 (16.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (14.16%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) Architect
7 7 (6.19%) Consultant
7 7 (6.19%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (6.19%) IT Support
7 7 (6.19%) Trainer
8 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.31%) Developer
8 6 (5.31%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.42%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) CRM Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Designer
9 5 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) .NET
1 5 (4.42%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) CCXML
2 1 (0.88%) COM
2 1 (0.88%) RFC 2833
2 1 (0.88%) VXML
2 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Blackberry
1 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.62%) iPhone
3 11 (9.73%) iPad
4 10 (8.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (7.96%) Data Centre
6 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.65%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.65%) NHS
8 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.77%) IVR
9 1 (0.88%) CMDB
9 1 (0.88%) Handset
9 1 (0.88%) PMI
9 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.71%) Windows
2 28 (24.78%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.62%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.62%) Windows XP
4 9 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.31%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.77%) Android
7 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.70%) ITIL
1 20 (17.70%) Project Management
2 14 (12.39%) Migration
3 12 (10.62%) Problem Management
4 11 (9.73%) CRM
4 11 (9.73%) ITSM
5 8 (7.08%) BPMN
5 8 (7.08%) Supplier Management
6 7 (6.19%) Analytics
6 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.19%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.31%) High Availability
7 6 (5.31%) Project Planning
7 6 (5.31%) Service Management
8 5 (4.42%) Data Management
8 5 (4.42%) Data Modelling
8 5 (4.42%) Document Management
8 5 (4.42%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.73%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) VBA
3 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.77%) C
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) VB
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.65%) MCDST
3 3 (2.65%) MOS
3 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.77%) CCA
4 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.88%) CCIE
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.88%) MCP
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) PMO
2 7 (6.19%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.77%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (32.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.77%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) SCCM
2 2 (1.77%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.16%) VMware
3 12 (10.62%) Cisco
4 11 (9.73%) Brocade
5 8 (7.08%) F5
6 7 (6.19%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.31%) Oracle
8 4 (3.54%) Dell
9 3 (2.65%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.65%) Veeam
10 2 (1.77%) Apple
10 2 (1.77%) Xerox
11 1 (0.88%) Avaya
11 1 (0.88%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.88%) HP
11 1 (0.88%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.88%) Nokia Networks
11 1 (0.88%) Remedy
11 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.88%) Verint
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