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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 59 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 64 84 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.45% 3.70% 3.99%
As % of the Applications category 35.56% 27.36% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 23
Median daily rate £346 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £467 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 19
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.43 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £18.85 £12.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.87 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.17% -
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
180 307 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.71% 13.51% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 168 126
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 26
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.43 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £20.50 £14.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +1 48 £325 +3.58% 6
Bradford +9 7 £310 +19.32% 3
Halifax +6 3 £342 -26.80%
Wakefield -5 2 £80 -
Pudsey -3 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 61 (53.98%) Microsoft
2 56 (49.56%) Windows
3 50 (44.25%) MS Excel
4 44 (38.94%) Active Directory
5 42 (37.17%) Finance
6 36 (31.86%) ITIL
7 35 (30.97%) Windows 7
8 26 (23.01%) Problem Management
9 25 (22.12%) Windows XP
10 24 (21.24%) Legal
10 24 (21.24%) Blackberry
11 22 (19.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 22 (19.47%) iPhone
12 21 (18.58%) iPad
12 21 (18.58%) ITSM
13 19 (16.81%) Project Management
14 17 (15.04%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (11.50%) SharePoint
17 13 (11.50%) MS Project
18 12 (10.62%) Change Management
18 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (9.73%) Migration
19 11 (9.73%) Office 365
19 11 (9.73%) Windows Server
20 10 (8.85%) Skype for Business
21 9 (7.96%) MS Visio
22 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
23 7 (6.19%) SQL

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 22 (19.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (11.50%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.85%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.31%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.77%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 2 (1.77%) IIS
6 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) eRoom
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (44.25%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (11.50%) MS Project
4 9 (7.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.88%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Office 365
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) FTP
2 5 (4.42%) DNS
2 5 (4.42%) Intranet
3 3 (2.65%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (2.65%) DHCP
3 3 (2.65%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.77%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.77%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.77%) Skype
4 2 (1.77%) Wireless
5 1 (0.88%) CTI
5 1 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.88%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.88%) OpenScape
5 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) MS Access
2 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) JIRA
2 2 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.77%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.77%) MSI
General
1 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 24 (21.24%) Legal
3 6 (5.31%) Banking
4 4 (3.54%) Games
4 4 (3.54%) Publishing
4 4 (3.54%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Law
5 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (42.48%) Analyst
2 31 (27.43%) Service Analyst
3 30 (26.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (19.47%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.42%) Architect
7 5 (4.42%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.42%) Trainer
8 4 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.65%) Designer
9 3 (2.65%) IT Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) IT Support
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) Middleware
2 3 (2.65%) Web Services
3 2 (1.77%) .NET
3 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.77%) XML
4 1 (0.88%) CCXML
4 1 (0.88%) COM
4 1 (0.88%) RFC 2833
4 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) Blackberry
2 22 (19.47%) iPhone
3 21 (18.58%) iPad
4 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.42%) e-Learning
5 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.42%) Video Editing
6 4 (3.54%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (3.54%) Social Media
7 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.65%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.88%) Clustering
9 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.88%) Informatics
9 1 (0.88%) IVR
9 1 (0.88%) PMI
9 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (49.56%) Windows
2 35 (30.97%) Windows 7
3 25 (22.12%) Windows XP
4 11 (9.73%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.31%) Unix
5 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.42%) Android
6 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.54%) Linux
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.77%) Solaris
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.86%) ITIL
2 26 (23.01%) Problem Management
3 21 (18.58%) ITSM
4 19 (16.81%) Project Management
5 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (10.62%) Change Management
6 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.73%) Migration
8 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.19%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.19%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.19%) Service Management
10 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.42%) ERP
11 5 (4.42%) Information Architecture
12 4 (3.54%) Open Source
12 4 (3.54%) Project Planning
12 4 (3.54%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.19%) SQL
2 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.77%) C#
3 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.77%) VB
3 2 (1.77%) VBA
3 2 (1.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) MCP
2 3 (2.65%) CCNA
2 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (2.65%) MCDST
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.77%) CCNP
3 2 (1.77%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.88%) CCDP
4 1 (0.88%) CCIE
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 44 (38.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.65%) vSphere
4 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) SCCM
2 3 (2.65%) SCOM
2 3 (2.65%) WSUS
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.88%) Opsview
Vendors
1 61 (53.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Cisco
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle
2 7 (6.19%) VMware
3 5 (4.42%) Apple
4 4 (3.54%) Adobe
4 4 (3.54%) Brocade
4 4 (3.54%) HP
4 4 (3.54%) Twitter
5 2 (1.77%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.77%) Avaya
5 2 (1.77%) Citrix
5 2 (1.77%) Dell
5 2 (1.77%) Genesys
5 2 (1.77%) IBM
5 2 (1.77%) iManage
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.77%) Verint
6 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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