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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 37 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 62 64 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.79% 4.34% 5.37%
As % of the Applications category 29.25% 36.57% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £359 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 16
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £17.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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
212 175 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.97% 11.86% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 79 148
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £158 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 25
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.60 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £45.00 £20.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 0 38 £335 +11.66% 9
Wakefield 0 8 - - 1
Bradford -4 4 £413 +50.00%
Huddersfield +4 3 £95 -65.45% 1
Dewsbury - 3 - - 2
Halifax -11 1 £365 +16.80% 1
Brighouse - - - -
Batley - - - -
Mirfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 59 (54.13%) Microsoft
2 51 (46.79%) MS Excel
3 39 (35.78%) Windows
4 21 (19.27%) Project Management
4 21 (19.27%) Active Directory
5 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (15.60%) Finance
7 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
7 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
8 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
9 13 (11.93%) MS Exchange
10 12 (11.01%) Web Services
10 12 (11.01%) ITIL
11 11 (10.09%) MS Project
11 11 (10.09%) SQL
12 10 (9.17%) Oracle
12 10 (9.17%) Windows XP
12 10 (9.17%) Banking
13 9 (8.26%) QA
13 9 (8.26%) Change Management
13 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
14 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (7.34%) Perforce
14 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2
14 8 (7.34%) UNIX
14 8 (7.34%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (7.34%) Middleware
14 8 (7.34%) Retail
14 8 (7.34%) BPEL
14 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.93%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.67%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.83%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.83%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (46.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.09%) MS Project
3 8 (7.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.59%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.59%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) LAN
1 5 (4.59%) WAN
2 4 (3.67%) VPN
3 3 (2.75%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) DHCP
4 2 (1.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.92%) NAS
5 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.92%) VLAN
5 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.92%) VoIP
5 1 (0.92%) DSL
5 1 (0.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.50%) QlikView
5 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.83%) IDOL
7 2 (1.83%) MS Access
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (7.34%) Hudson
2 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Banking
3 8 (7.34%) Retail
4 4 (3.67%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (30.28%) Analyst
2 12 (11.01%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.17%) IT Support
4 9 (8.26%) Rollout Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Configuration Manager
6 7 (6.42%) Software Configuration Manager
6 7 (6.42%) PC Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Software Manager
6 7 (6.42%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Administrator
6 7 (6.42%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Developer
6 7 (6.42%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) PMO Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) Web Services
2 8 (7.34%) Middleware
3 6 (5.50%) .NET
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (4.59%) HTML
4 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.67%) CSS
5 4 (3.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.67%) Ajax
6 1 (0.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.92%) jQuery
6 1 (0.92%) WCF
6 1 (0.92%) WPF
6 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.67%) NHS
4 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.83%) IVR
6 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.92%) PKI
6 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.92%) Wiki
6 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.78%) Windows
2 14 (12.84%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.17%) Windows XP
4 8 (7.34%) UNIX
4 8 (7.34%) Windows 8
5 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.67%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.27%) Project Management
2 12 (11.01%) ITIL
3 9 (8.26%) Change Management
3 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.34%) BPEL
5 7 (6.42%) Automation Testing
6 6 (5.50%) Service Management
6 6 (5.50%) Migration
7 5 (4.59%) Data Entry
7 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (4.59%) Supplier Management
7 5 (4.59%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.59%) ERP
8 4 (3.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.75%) Process Improvement
9 3 (2.75%) Change Control
9 3 (2.75%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.09%) SQL
2 6 (5.50%) C#
3 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) VB
4 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.92%) MCITP
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.92%) ISEB
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.92%) CCNA
4 1 (0.92%) MCSE
4 1 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.92%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 21 (19.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.75%) XenApp
3 3 (2.75%) vSphere
4 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.83%) UAG
5 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) WSUS
2 2 (1.83%) SCCM
3 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (54.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) Perforce
4 7 (6.42%) VMware
5 6 (5.50%) Sophos
5 6 (5.50%) Citrix
6 4 (3.67%) HP
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco
7 2 (1.83%) Lotus
8 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.92%) Siemens
8 1 (0.92%) IBM
8 1 (0.92%) Adobe
8 1 (0.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.92%) Websense
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