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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 64 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 59 73 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.87% 3.57% 4.31%
As % of the Applications category 33.15% 30.93% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 43
Average daily rate £350 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £114 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £375 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.72 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.24% +59.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £9.30 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £20.70 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
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
178 236 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.67% 11.55% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 142 120
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £9.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 46 £413 +52.96% 11
Bradford +11 3 £300 +33.33% 3
Halifax -1 2 £342 +17.93% 2
Dewsbury 0 1 - -
Bingley - 1 - -
Castleford - 1 £175 - 1
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 58 (52.25%) MS Excel
1 58 (52.25%) Microsoft
2 49 (44.14%) Windows
3 40 (36.04%) Finance
4 30 (27.03%) Active Directory
5 25 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (20.72%) Project Management
7 22 (19.82%) ITIL
8 20 (18.02%) MS PowerPoint
9 19 (17.12%) MS Project
10 18 (16.22%) MS Visio
10 18 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (16.22%) Windows 7
11 15 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (12.61%) SQL
13 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
13 13 (11.71%) Windows XP
13 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.71%) Management Information System
13 13 (11.71%) Office 365
14 12 (10.81%) Blackberry
15 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (9.91%) Legal
16 10 (9.01%) Data Mining
17 9 (8.11%) Citrix
17 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
17 9 (8.11%) Banking
17 9 (8.11%) Business Analysis
17 9 (8.11%) Skype for Business

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 2 (1.80%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 58 (52.25%) MS Excel
2 20 (18.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (17.12%) MS Project
4 18 (16.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.90%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.90%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.90%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.90%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.90%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.90%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Office 365
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) FTP
2 4 (3.60%) Internet
2 4 (3.60%) Intranet
2 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.60%) VPN
3 3 (2.70%) DNS
3 3 (2.70%) Extranet
4 2 (1.80%) LAN
4 2 (1.80%) Network Security
5 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.61%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (9.01%) Data Mining
3 8 (7.21%) MS Access
3 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.31%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) FrontPage
2 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.80%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.80%) Hudson
2 2 (1.80%) JIRA
General
1 40 (36.04%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Legal
3 9 (8.11%) Banking
4 6 (5.41%) Law
4 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.60%) Games
5 4 (3.60%) Publishing
5 4 (3.60%) Retail
6 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (37.84%) Analyst
2 13 (11.71%) Service Analyst
3 12 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
3 12 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (9.91%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (9.01%) Consultant
5 10 (9.01%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Service Desk Support
7 7 (6.31%) Coordinator
7 7 (6.31%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.31%) Developer
8 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Middleware
2 2 (1.80%) CSS
2 2 (1.80%) XML
3 1 (0.90%) Ajax
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) Sass
3 1 (0.90%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.71%) Management Information System
3 12 (10.81%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.41%) NHS
5 5 (4.50%) e-Learning
5 5 (4.50%) Video Editing
5 5 (4.50%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.60%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (3.60%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.60%) iPad
6 4 (3.60%) iPhone
6 4 (3.60%) Social Media
7 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.70%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.80%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.90%) Statistics
9 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.14%) Windows
2 18 (16.22%) Windows 7
3 13 (11.71%) Windows XP
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.50%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.70%) Unix
8 2 (1.80%) Android
8 2 (1.80%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Project Management
2 22 (19.82%) ITIL
3 18 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.21%) Analytics
7 8 (7.21%) Problem Management
7 8 (7.21%) Service Management
7 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
8 7 (6.31%) Data Validation
8 7 (6.31%) Information Architecture
8 7 (6.31%) Validation
9 6 (5.41%) ERP
9 6 (5.41%) ETL
9 6 (5.41%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.41%) Migration
9 6 (5.41%) Use Case
9 6 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) SQL
2 4 (3.60%) VBA
3 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) MCSE
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.41%) MCP
3 4 (3.60%) CCA
4 3 (2.70%) MCDST
4 3 (2.70%) MCITP
4 3 (2.70%) MCSA
5 2 (1.80%) Degree
5 2 (1.80%) ISEB
5 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) SLA
3 3 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) DameWare
2 2 (1.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 58 (52.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Citrix
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle
4 5 (4.50%) Adobe
4 5 (4.50%) Apple
4 5 (4.50%) HP
5 4 (3.60%) Twitter
6 3 (2.70%) Brocade
6 3 (2.70%) Dell
6 3 (2.70%) IBM
6 3 (2.70%) VMware
7 2 (1.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.80%) Lotus
7 2 (1.80%) Perforce
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco
8 1 (0.90%) iManage
8 1 (0.90%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.90%) Minitab
8 1 (0.90%) Sage
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £18177 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £342.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago