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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 106 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.67% 4.62% 4.73%
As % of the Applications category 44.17% 35.27% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 32 24
Average daily rate
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£315 £160 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.87% -47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £372 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.64% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 19
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.89 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% +28.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £11.00 £7.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.92 £16.00 £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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
240 207 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.84% 13.11% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 114 95
Average daily rate £315 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 26
Average hourly rate £11.63 £12.07 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +20.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £11.00 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £20.20 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 52 £294 +33.63% 21
Bradford +14 29 £315 - 7
Halifax -1 13 £315 +106.55% 2
Huddersfield +11 12 £315 - 1
Wakefield 0 5 £300 +12.14% 2
Wetherby - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Castleford - - - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 101 (58.72%) Microsoft
2 92 (53.49%) MS Excel
3 50 (29.07%) Finance
3 50 (29.07%) Windows
4 32 (18.60%) Active Directory
5 29 (16.86%) Project Management
6 28 (16.28%) ITIL
6 28 (16.28%) Oracle
7 24 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (12.79%) PRINCE2
10 20 (11.63%) Web Services
10 20 (11.63%) SharePoint
10 20 (11.63%) MS Visio
11 19 (11.05%) SQL Server
11 19 (11.05%) Retail
11 19 (11.05%) Windows 7
12 18 (10.47%) Oracle BPM
12 18 (10.47%) Hudson
12 18 (10.47%) Perforce
12 18 (10.47%) UNIX
12 18 (10.47%) Oracle Forms
12 18 (10.47%) Configuration Management
12 18 (10.47%) Middleware
13 16 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (9.30%) SQL
13 16 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
14 15 (8.72%) Oracle Fusion
15 14 (8.14%) .NET
15 14 (8.14%) Banking

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.40%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (5.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.58%) Lync
8 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.58%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.58%) SAS
8 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 92 (53.49%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.63%) MS Visio
3 16 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (6.98%) MS Project
5 6 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (2.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (2.91%) InDesign
6 5 (2.91%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (2.91%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (10.47%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.40%) DHCP
1 11 (6.40%) DNS
2 9 (5.23%) VPN
3 8 (4.65%) LAN
3 8 (4.65%) WAN
4 6 (3.49%) SAN
4 6 (3.49%) SMTP
4 6 (3.49%) Ethernet
4 6 (3.49%) FTP
4 6 (3.49%) iSCSI
4 6 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (2.91%) RTSP
6 3 (1.74%) VoIP
7 2 (1.16%) Extranet
7 2 (1.16%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.23%) Oracle ODI
3 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.07%) QlikView
5 6 (3.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.74%) FileMaker
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.58%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.58%) OLTP
9 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (10.47%) Hudson
1 18 (10.47%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.91%) MSI
3 2 (1.16%) Subversion
4 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.58%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.58%) Selenium
4 1 (0.58%) JIRA
4 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
General
1 50 (29.07%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Retail
3 14 (8.14%) Banking
4 6 (3.49%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.91%) Publishing
5 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.91%) Legal
6 3 (1.74%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.16%) Law
7 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (29.65%) Analyst
2 17 (9.88%) Developer
2 17 (9.88%) Configuration Manager
3 15 (8.72%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
5 11 (6.40%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) Desktop Support
6 10 (5.81%) Software Manager
6 10 (5.81%) Software Configuration Manager
7 9 (5.23%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.65%) PMO Analyst
8 8 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (4.65%) Release Manager
8 8 (4.65%) Configuration and Release Manager
9 7 (4.07%) IT Support
9 7 (4.07%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.07%) Administrator
10 6 (3.49%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.49%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.63%) Web Services
2 18 (10.47%) Middleware
3 15 (8.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (8.14%) .NET
5 8 (4.65%) HTML
5 8 (4.65%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.33%) HTML5
7 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.74%) WPF
8 2 (1.16%) CSS
8 2 (1.16%) XML
8 2 (1.16%) WCF
8 2 (1.16%) jQuery
8 2 (1.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.58%) LINQ
9 1 (0.58%) Ajax
9 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.65%) NHS
3 7 (4.07%) E-Learning
4 6 (3.49%) PDA
5 5 (2.91%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.33%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.74%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.74%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.16%) Wiki
8 2 (1.16%) IVR
9 1 (0.58%) iPad
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.58%) Economics
9 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.58%) iPhone
9 1 (0.58%) PKI
9 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.07%) Windows
2 19 (11.05%) Windows 7
3 18 (10.47%) UNIX
4 13 (7.56%) Windows XP
5 8 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.16%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.86%) Project Management
2 28 (16.28%) ITIL
3 23 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (12.79%) PRINCE2
5 18 (10.47%) Configuration Management
6 14 (8.14%) Software Deployment
7 13 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.56%) Change Management
8 10 (5.81%) ETL
8 10 (5.81%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.23%) Transition Management
9 9 (5.23%) BPEL
10 8 (4.65%) Release Management
10 8 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.65%) Automation Testing
11 7 (4.07%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.07%) Project Planning
11 7 (4.07%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.07%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.30%) SQL
2 7 (4.07%) C#
3 4 (2.33%) VBA
4 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (6.98%) Degree
2 9 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.91%) MCP
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.16%) MCDST
6 2 (1.16%) APMP
7 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) ISEB
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) PMP
7 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 32 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.07%) vSphere
2 7 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.91%) XenDesktop
3 5 (2.91%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.74%) XenApp
5 2 (1.16%) UAG
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) SCCM
2 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.58%) WSUS
3 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 101 (58.72%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.28%) Oracle
3 18 (10.47%) Perforce
4 9 (5.23%) Citrix
5 8 (4.65%) VMware
6 6 (3.49%) Sophos
7 5 (2.91%) Adobe
8 3 (1.74%) Cisco
8 3 (1.74%) SAP
9 2 (1.16%) Siemens
9 2 (1.16%) HP
9 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.58%) Mitel
10 1 (0.58%) Websense
10 1 (0.58%) Lotus
10 1 (0.58%) Apple
10 1 (0.58%) Sage
10 1 (0.58%) BMC
10 1 (0.58%) NetApp
10 1 (0.58%) Novell
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