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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 56 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 52 96 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.03% 6.11% 7.21%
As % of the Applications category 26.00% 47.06% 48.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 54 37
Average daily rate
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£208 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £117 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £403 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 22
Average hourly rate £14.86 £12.38 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.08% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £10.50 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £12.75 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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
200 204 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.63% 12.98% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 130 99
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £127 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 31
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.50 £7.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £22.00 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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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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 -40 26 £260 +33.33% 19
Bradford -4 13 £238 -13.63% 3
Halifax -5 7 £480 +60.00% 1
Huddersfield +2 3 £180 - 1
Castleford - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 5
Wetherby - - - -
Bingley - - - - 1
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 91 (58.71%) Microsoft
2 72 (46.45%) MS Excel
3 44 (28.39%) Finance
4 41 (26.45%) Windows
5 25 (16.13%) Project Management
6 24 (15.48%) Active Directory
7 23 (14.84%) PRINCE2
8 22 (14.19%) ITIL
9 21 (13.55%) Oracle
10 20 (12.90%) MS Visio
10 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (11.61%) Windows 7
12 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
12 17 (10.97%) Retail
13 16 (10.32%) MS PowerPoint
13 16 (10.32%) Adobe
13 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (9.03%) SQL
14 14 (9.03%) SharePoint
14 14 (9.03%) Software Deployment
15 12 (7.74%) .NET
15 12 (7.74%) VPN
15 12 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (7.74%) Banking
16 11 (7.10%) E-Learning
16 11 (7.10%) HTML
16 11 (7.10%) Web Services
17 10 (6.45%) Configuration Management
17 10 (6.45%) Middleware

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (9.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.65%) Moodle
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Lync
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 72 (46.45%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 16 (10.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.16%) Adobe Captivate
4 8 (5.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (5.16%) InDesign
4 8 (5.16%) Photoshop
4 8 (5.16%) MS Project
5 3 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.74%) VPN
2 10 (6.45%) DNS
2 10 (6.45%) DHCP
3 6 (3.87%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.87%) FTP
3 6 (3.87%) SMTP
3 6 (3.87%) SAN
3 6 (3.87%) iSCSI
3 6 (3.87%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (3.23%) RTSP
5 4 (2.58%) Wireless
6 3 (1.94%) SSL
6 3 (1.94%) WAN
6 3 (1.94%) Broadband
6 3 (1.94%) LAN
6 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.29%) VoIP
7 2 (1.29%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.29%) Extranet
8 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.81%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.87%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.94%) FileMaker
5 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.29%) QlikView
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.65%) OLTP
7 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.65%) DB2
7 1 (0.65%) OLAP
7 1 (0.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
1 10 (6.45%) Hudson
2 5 (3.23%) MSI
3 1 (0.65%) Selenium
3 1 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.65%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (28.39%) Finance
2 17 (10.97%) Retail
3 12 (7.74%) Banking
4 7 (4.52%) Publishing
5 6 (3.87%) Multimedia
6 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.23%) Legal
7 3 (1.94%) Law
7 3 (1.94%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.94%) Games
7 3 (1.94%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.29%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Marketing
9 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (30.97%) Analyst
2 18 (11.61%) Developer
3 15 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.10%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 9 (5.81%) Configuration Manager
6 9 (5.81%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (5.81%) E-Learning Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (5.16%) Release Manager
7 8 (5.16%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 7 (4.52%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.52%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.52%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.52%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (3.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.87%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.87%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.74%) .NET
2 11 (7.10%) Web Services
2 11 (7.10%) HTML
3 10 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (6.45%) Middleware
4 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 6 (3.87%) HTML5
5 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.29%) WPF
5 2 (1.29%) COM
5 2 (1.29%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) WCF
6 1 (0.65%) XML
6 1 (0.65%) LINQ
6 1 (0.65%) jQuery
6 1 (0.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.10%) E-Learning
3 8 (5.16%) NHS
4 6 (3.87%) PDA
4 6 (3.87%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.94%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.94%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.94%) Physics
5 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.94%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Economics
6 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.65%) Wiki
6 1 (0.65%) iPhone
6 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.65%) iPad
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.45%) Windows
2 18 (11.61%) Windows 7
3 10 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 10 (6.45%) UNIX
4 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.58%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.13%) Project Management
2 23 (14.84%) PRINCE2
3 22 (14.19%) ITIL
4 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.03%) Software Deployment
6 12 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (6.45%) ETL
7 10 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.81%) ITIL V3
8 9 (5.81%) Transition Management
9 8 (5.16%) Waterfall
9 8 (5.16%) Release Management
9 8 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (5.16%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.87%) Migration
10 6 (3.87%) Service Management
10 6 (3.87%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.87%) Change Management
11 5 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.03%) SQL
2 5 (3.23%) C#
2 5 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.58%) VBA
4 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (6.45%) Degree
2 9 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.23%) MCP
5 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.94%) APMP
5 3 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.94%) MCDST
6 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) CCDA
7 1 (0.65%) PMP
7 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MOS
7 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) SLA
1 4 (2.58%) QA
System Software
1 24 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 5 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.23%) XenDesktop
2 5 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 91 (58.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.55%) Oracle
3 16 (10.32%) Adobe
4 10 (6.45%) Citrix
4 10 (6.45%) Perforce
5 5 (3.23%) VMware
5 5 (3.23%) LANDesk
6 4 (2.58%) Remedy
7 3 (1.94%) Juniper
7 3 (1.94%) SAP
7 3 (1.94%) Cisco
8 2 (1.29%) Novell
8 2 (1.29%) BMC
8 2 (1.29%) Sophos
8 2 (1.29%) Lotus
9 1 (0.65%) Apple
9 1 (0.65%) Sage
9 1 (0.65%) Symantec
9 1 (0.65%) Mitel
9 1 (0.65%) NetApp
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