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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 53 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Office 74 46 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.50% 2.72% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 30.58% 26.90% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 28
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£275 £255 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -25.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 18
Average hourly rate £22.22 £10.50 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.61% -16.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £8.93 £10.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.50 £13.14 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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
242 171 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.43% 10.10% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 110 79
Average daily rate £325 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £150 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 24
Average hourly rate £22.22 £10.50 £14.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.61% -26.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £8.34 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £102.00 £14.80 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +2 59 £300 +17.64% 21
Bradford -3 8 £275 +37.50% 4
Dewsbury 0 3 - -
Halifax -5 2 £413 +57.33% 2
Wakefield +1 1 £113 - 1
Wetherby - 1 £100 -
Bingley - 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 80 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 52 (39.39%) Windows
3 50 (37.88%) MS Excel
4 29 (21.97%) ITIL
4 29 (21.97%) SQL
5 22 (16.67%) Finance
5 22 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 17 (12.88%) Project Management
7 16 (12.12%) MS Project
7 16 (12.12%) MS Visio
8 15 (11.36%) Active Directory
9 14 (10.61%) Legal
9 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (9.85%) Law
10 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (9.09%) VMware
11 12 (9.09%) Adobe
11 12 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (8.33%) SLA
12 11 (8.33%) SAS
12 11 (8.33%) SharePoint
12 11 (8.33%) Oracle
12 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
13 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (7.58%) Citrix
13 10 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (7.58%) Analytics
14 9 (6.82%) Retail

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 11 (8.33%) SAS
2 8 (6.06%) IIS
3 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Moodle
Applications
1 50 (37.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.12%) MS Visio
2 16 (12.12%) MS Project
3 10 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.27%) InDesign
5 3 (2.27%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.52%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.76%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (4.55%) VPN
1 6 (4.55%) SSL
2 4 (3.03%) WAN
2 4 (3.03%) LAN
2 4 (3.03%) Wireless
3 3 (2.27%) Internet
3 3 (2.27%) Extranet
3 3 (2.27%) Broadband
3 3 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) GPRS
4 1 (0.76%) PBX
4 1 (0.76%) DHCP
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) 3G
4 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.76%) 2G
4 1 (0.76%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.76%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.06%) OLAP
3 8 (6.06%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.52%) DataStage
7 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.76%) MS Access
7 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.76%) QlikView
7 1 (0.76%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (10.61%) Legal
3 13 (9.85%) Law
4 9 (6.82%) Retail
5 8 (6.06%) Banking
6 3 (2.27%) Interactive Media
6 3 (2.27%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.27%) Games
7 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.76%) Local Government
8 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (39.39%) Analyst
2 14 (10.61%) Service Analyst
3 12 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.58%) Developer
6 9 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.06%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.30%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.30%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Information Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.55%) DBA
10 5 (3.79%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Administrator
10 5 (3.79%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) MI Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) PMO Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.82%) .NET
1 9 (6.82%) XML
2 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 5 (3.79%) COM
5 3 (2.27%) HTML
6 2 (1.52%) HTML5
7 1 (0.76%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.79%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.27%) NHS
5 3 (2.27%) iPhone
5 3 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.27%) Physics
5 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.52%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.76%) IVR
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) iSeries
7 1 (0.76%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 52 (39.39%) Windows
2 22 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.82%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.79%) Linux
8 4 (3.03%) UNIX
8 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.27%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.97%) ITIL
2 17 (12.88%) Project Management
3 12 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (7.58%) Analytics
5 8 (6.06%) Service Management
5 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.30%) Migration
6 7 (5.30%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.55%) UML
8 5 (3.79%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.79%) Data Modelling
8 5 (3.79%) Data Management
8 5 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.79%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.79%) Project Planning
8 5 (3.79%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.03%) SDLC
9 4 (3.03%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.03%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.97%) SQL
2 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.03%) Java
3 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.27%) C
4 3 (2.27%) C++
5 2 (1.52%) VBA
6 1 (0.76%) RPG
6 1 (0.76%) C#
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.30%) Degree
3 5 (3.79%) MCDST
4 4 (3.03%) MCP
5 3 (2.27%) ISEB
6 2 (1.52%) MCITP
6 2 (1.52%) CIPD
6 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PMP
7 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.76%) MOS
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.76%) MCSE
7 1 (0.76%) MCT
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) APMP
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) Adobe
2 12 (9.09%) VMware
3 11 (8.33%) Oracle
4 10 (7.58%) Citrix
5 6 (4.55%) LANDesk
6 5 (3.79%) Lotus
7 4 (3.03%) SAP
7 4 (3.03%) Remedy
8 3 (2.27%) Nokia
8 3 (2.27%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.27%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.27%) Juniper
9 2 (1.52%) BMC
9 2 (1.52%) Avaya
9 2 (1.52%) Netezza
10 1 (0.76%) Capita
10 1 (0.76%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.76%) Verint
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