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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 63 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 60 51 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.76% 3.01% 4.64%
As % of the Applications category 24.90% 24.64% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 26
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£200 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.20% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £122 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £289 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.13 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.77% -11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £8.90 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £14.00 £17.50
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
241 207 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.09% 12.22% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 134 84
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £10.81 £15.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.97% -29.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £8.20 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £15.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -26 38 £195 -23.52% 17
Bradford +6 11 £275 -33.33% 1
Halifax +1 2 £473 +57.66% 1
Dewsbury +2 1 - -
Wetherby - 1 £100 - 2
Batley - 1 £100 -
Bingley - 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 82 (61.65%) Microsoft
2 58 (43.61%) Windows
3 51 (38.35%) MS Excel
4 34 (25.56%) ITIL
5 25 (18.80%) SQL
6 23 (17.29%) Windows 7
7 22 (16.54%) Finance
8 18 (13.53%) Active Directory
9 16 (12.03%) MS Visio
9 16 (12.03%) MS Project
9 16 (12.03%) Project Management
10 15 (11.28%) Legal
10 15 (11.28%) VMware
11 14 (10.53%) Law
11 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (9.77%) SLA
13 12 (9.02%) Management Information System
14 11 (8.27%) SharePoint
14 11 (8.27%) SAS
14 11 (8.27%) Analytics
15 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (7.52%) Citrix
15 10 (7.52%) XML
15 10 (7.52%) Oracle
15 10 (7.52%) Service Management
15 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (6.77%) .NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (8.27%) SharePoint
1 11 (8.27%) SAS
2 8 (6.02%) IIS
3 3 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Moodle
Applications
1 51 (38.35%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.03%) MS Visio
2 16 (12.03%) MS Project
3 8 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.75%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.75%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.26%) SSL
3 6 (4.51%) WAN
3 6 (4.51%) LAN
4 5 (3.76%) VPN
5 3 (2.26%) Broadband
5 3 (2.26%) Internet
5 3 (2.26%) Extranet
5 3 (2.26%) Wireless
5 3 (2.26%) VoIP
6 1 (0.75%) Intranet
6 1 (0.75%) 2G
6 1 (0.75%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.75%) HSPA
6 1 (0.75%) 4G
6 1 (0.75%) 3G
6 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.75%) GPRS
6 1 (0.75%) PBX
6 1 (0.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle OLAP
2 8 (6.02%) OLAP
3 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.50%) DataStage
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.75%) QlikView
7 1 (0.75%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (16.54%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Legal
3 14 (10.53%) Law
4 9 (6.77%) Retail
5 8 (6.02%) Banking
6 3 (2.26%) Marketing
6 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.50%) Advertising
7 2 (1.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.75%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
8 1 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (42.11%) Analyst
2 16 (12.03%) Service Analyst
3 12 (9.02%) Support Analyst
3 12 (9.02%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.02%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 7 (5.26%) Developer
6 7 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.26%) Information Analyst
7 6 (4.51%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (4.51%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (4.51%) DBA
8 5 (3.76%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.76%) Trainer
8 5 (3.76%) Administrator
8 5 (3.76%) IT Trainer
8 5 (3.76%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) XML
2 9 (6.77%) .NET
3 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 5 (3.76%) COM
6 1 (0.75%) CSS
6 1 (0.75%) HTML
6 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.02%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.51%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.01%) NHS
4 4 (3.01%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.26%) iPhone
5 3 (2.26%) CMDB
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Physics
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) iSeries
7 1 (0.75%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) IVR
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (43.61%) Windows
2 23 (17.29%) Windows 7
3 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.77%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.26%) Linux
7 6 (4.51%) UNIX
7 6 (4.51%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.26%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.56%) ITIL
2 16 (12.03%) Project Management
3 13 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (8.27%) Analytics
5 10 (7.52%) Service Management
6 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.26%) Migration
7 7 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.26%) UML
7 7 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.51%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.76%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.76%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.76%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.01%) OOD
10 4 (3.01%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (3.01%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.80%) SQL
2 8 (6.02%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.76%) Java
4 4 (3.01%) C
4 4 (3.01%) C++
5 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.50%) VBA
6 1 (0.75%) RPG
6 1 (0.75%) PHP
6 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.76%) MCP
2 5 (3.76%) MCDST
2 5 (3.76%) Degree
3 3 (2.26%) CIPD
3 3 (2.26%) ISEB
4 2 (1.50%) MCITP
4 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.50%) MCT
4 2 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.75%) PMP
5 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.75%) MOS
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.75%) CCNA
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 18 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (61.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.28%) VMware
3 10 (7.52%) Oracle
3 10 (7.52%) Citrix
4 7 (5.26%) Adobe
5 5 (3.76%) Lotus
5 5 (3.76%) LANDesk
6 4 (3.01%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.01%) Remedy
6 4 (3.01%) SAP
7 3 (2.26%) Juniper
7 3 (2.26%) Nokia
7 3 (2.26%) Amdocs
8 2 (1.50%) Netezza
8 2 (1.50%) BMC
8 2 (1.50%) Avaya
9 1 (0.75%) Genesys
9 1 (0.75%) Cisco
9 1 (0.75%) Nortel
9 1 (0.75%) Ericsson
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