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 28 June 2016 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 68 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 54 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.65% 3.24% 2.52%
As % of the Applications category 32.14% 30.63% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 19
Median daily rate £300 £300 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £113 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Median hourly rate £14.79 £22.22 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.46% +111.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.45 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £73.50 £13.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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
168 222 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.26% 10.58% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 148 104
Median daily rate £331 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £133 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £407 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 19
Median hourly rate £14.91 £22.22 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.89% +111.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £12.42 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £87.75 £15.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 38 £425 +41.66% 19
Wakefield +2 6 £154 +36.66% 2
Bradford +7 4 £260 -13.33% 3
Halifax 0 2 £272 -28.01% 3
Bingley -1 2 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 (54.78%) Microsoft
2 62 (53.91%) MS Excel
3 51 (44.35%) Windows
4 45 (39.13%) Finance
5 34 (29.57%) Active Directory
6 30 (26.09%) ITIL
7 24 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 22 (19.13%) Windows XP
10 21 (18.26%) MS Project
10 21 (18.26%) Project Management
10 21 (18.26%) MS PowerPoint
11 20 (17.39%) Problem Management
12 18 (15.65%) Blackberry
12 18 (15.65%) Legal
12 18 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (13.91%) SQL
13 16 (13.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (13.04%) MS Visio
14 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (12.17%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (11.30%) ITSM
17 12 (10.43%) iPad
17 12 (10.43%) iPhone
18 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
18 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
18 11 (9.57%) Office 365
19 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
19 10 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
20 9 (7.83%) Management Information System

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 16 (13.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.83%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.35%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 4 (3.48%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.74%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.87%) eRoom
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 62 (53.91%) MS Excel
2 21 (18.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 21 (18.26%) MS Project
3 15 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.87%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (9.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) FTP
2 4 (3.48%) DNS
2 4 (3.48%) Intranet
3 3 (2.61%) Extranet
3 3 (2.61%) Internet
3 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.61%) VPN
4 2 (1.74%) LAN
5 1 (0.87%) ATM
5 1 (0.87%) DHCP
5 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.87%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.83%) Data Mining
3 8 (6.96%) MS Access
4 7 (6.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.74%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.74%) FrontPage
1 2 (1.74%) JIRA
General
1 45 (39.13%) Finance
2 18 (15.65%) Legal
3 8 (6.96%) Banking
4 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.35%) Law
6 4 (3.48%) Games
6 4 (3.48%) Publishing
7 2 (1.74%) Retail
7 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (39.13%) Analyst
2 18 (15.65%) Service Analyst
3 17 (14.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (7.83%) Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) Coordinator
7 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.35%) Administrator
9 5 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
9 5 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 4 (3.48%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.22%) Middleware
2 1 (0.87%) Ajax
2 1 (0.87%) CSS
2 1 (0.87%) HTML
2 1 (0.87%) Sass
2 1 (0.87%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.87%) Web Services
2 1 (0.87%) XHTML
2 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.65%) Blackberry
3 12 (10.43%) iPad
3 12 (10.43%) iPhone
4 9 (7.83%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.35%) e-Learning
5 5 (4.35%) Video Editing
6 4 (3.48%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (3.48%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.48%) NHS
6 4 (3.48%) Social Media
7 3 (2.61%) Learning Management System
7 3 (2.61%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.74%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.87%) Statistics
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (44.35%) Windows
2 23 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (19.13%) Windows XP
4 9 (7.83%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.96%) Unix
6 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.61%) Android
8 3 (2.61%) Linux
8 3 (2.61%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.74%) Solaris
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.09%) ITIL
2 21 (18.26%) Project Management
3 20 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 18 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.30%) ITSM
7 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (7.83%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.96%) Analytics
9 8 (6.96%) Change Management
9 8 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (6.96%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.09%) Data Validation
10 7 (6.09%) Service Management
10 7 (6.09%) Validation
11 6 (5.22%) ETL
11 6 (5.22%) Information Architecture
11 6 (5.22%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.91%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) VBA
3 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.09%) MCP
2 7 (6.09%) MCSE
3 4 (3.48%) CCA
4 3 (2.61%) MCDST
4 3 (2.61%) MCITP
4 3 (2.61%) MCSA
5 2 (1.74%) Degree
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB
5 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.87%) CCNA
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) QA
2 5 (4.35%) SLA
3 3 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (29.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) DameWare
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (54.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle
3 7 (6.09%) Citrix
4 5 (4.35%) Apple
4 5 (4.35%) IBM
5 4 (3.48%) Adobe
5 4 (3.48%) HP
5 4 (3.48%) Twitter
6 3 (2.61%) Brocade
6 3 (2.61%) Dell
6 3 (2.61%) VMware
7 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco
7 2 (1.74%) Lotus
7 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.87%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.87%) Minitab
8 1 (0.87%) Teradata
8 1 (0.87%) Trillium
8 1 (0.87%) Veritas
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