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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 44 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Office 57 57 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.93% 2.91% 5.03%
As % of the Applications category 34.34% 27.67% 42.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 53
Median daily rate £355 £243 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.39% -23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £120 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £427 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £21.10 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
166 206 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.46% 10.50% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 106 139
Median daily rate £350 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £131 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +29.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £14.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +12 37 £320 +22.84% 12
Halifax +11 4 £350 +16.66% 4
Wakefield -1 3 £180 - 1
Bradford +9 1 £425 +203.57% 2
Brighouse - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 68 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 50 (39.68%) Windows
2 50 (39.68%) MS Excel
3 44 (34.92%) Active Directory
4 33 (26.19%) Finance
5 29 (23.02%) ITIL
5 29 (23.02%) Windows 7
6 28 (22.22%) Project Management
7 25 (19.84%) SharePoint
8 23 (18.25%) Legal
9 21 (16.67%) MS Project
10 20 (15.87%) VMware
11 19 (15.08%) Blackberry
12 18 (14.29%) Windows XP
12 18 (14.29%) Migration
12 18 (14.29%) Problem Management
13 17 (13.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (13.49%) iPhone
14 16 (12.70%) iPad
14 16 (12.70%) ITSM
15 14 (11.11%) Cisco
16 13 (10.32%) Brocade
16 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (10.32%) Windows Server
17 12 (9.52%) Management Information System
18 11 (8.73%) MS Visio
18 11 (8.73%) CRM
18 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (8.73%) Office 365

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (19.84%) SharePoint
2 17 (13.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.79%) Moodle
7 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 50 (39.68%) MS Excel
2 21 (16.67%) MS Project
3 11 (8.73%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.79%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Office 365
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) IaaS
3 3 (2.38%) PaaS
3 3 (2.38%) SaaS
4 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (7.94%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (7.94%) NetScaler
2 8 (6.35%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (6.35%) FCoE
2 8 (6.35%) NX-OS
3 6 (4.76%) DNS
4 3 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (2.38%) DHCP
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (1.59%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.59%) LAN
5 2 (1.59%) Skype
5 2 (1.59%) WAN
5 2 (1.59%) Wireless
6 1 (0.79%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.79%) NAS
6 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.76%) MS Access
3 3 (2.38%) Big Data
3 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.38%) QlikView
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) JIRA
2 3 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.38%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.59%) MSI
General
1 33 (26.19%) Finance
2 23 (18.25%) Legal
3 7 (5.56%) Banking
4 5 (3.97%) Retail
5 3 (2.38%) Law
5 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.59%) Advertising
6 2 (1.59%) Billing
6 2 (1.59%) Military
6 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Analyst
2 20 (15.87%) Service Analyst
2 20 (15.87%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (13.49%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.94%) Architect
5 10 (7.94%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (7.14%) Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Designer
7 7 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (5.56%) IT Support
8 6 (4.76%) Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Trainer
9 5 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.97%) CRM Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) .NET
1 5 (3.97%) Web Services
2 2 (1.59%) Middleware
2 2 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) CCXML
3 1 (0.79%) COM
3 1 (0.79%) RFC 2833
3 1 (0.79%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Blackberry
2 17 (13.49%) iPhone
3 16 (12.70%) iPad
4 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 10 (7.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (7.14%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.38%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.38%) e-Learning
9 3 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.59%) NHS
10 2 (1.59%) PMI
10 2 (1.59%) Statistics
10 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.79%) Informatics
11 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.68%) Windows
2 29 (23.02%) Windows 7
3 18 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 13 (10.32%) Windows Server
5 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.97%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.38%) Android
8 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) Linux
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.79%) Unix
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.02%) ITIL
2 28 (22.22%) Project Management
3 18 (14.29%) Migration
3 18 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 16 (12.70%) ITSM
5 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.73%) CRM
6 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.94%) Service Delivery
8 9 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (7.14%) High Availability
9 8 (6.35%) BPMN
9 8 (6.35%) Project Planning
9 8 (6.35%) Supplier Management
10 7 (5.56%) Analytics
10 7 (5.56%) Change Management
11 6 (4.76%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.76%) ETL
11 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.94%) SQL
2 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.17%) VBA
4 2 (1.59%) C
4 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.59%) VB
4 2 (1.59%) VBScript
5 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (6.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.38%) MCDST
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.59%) CCA
4 2 (1.59%) CCNA
4 2 (1.59%) CCNP
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.59%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.79%) CCDP
5 1 (0.79%) CCIE
5 1 (0.79%) MCP
5 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 44 (34.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.97%) vSphere
4 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) SCCM
2 3 (2.38%) SCOM
2 3 (2.38%) WSUS
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.79%) Opsview
Vendors
1 68 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.87%) VMware
3 14 (11.11%) Cisco
4 13 (10.32%) Brocade
5 8 (6.35%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.35%) F5
5 8 (6.35%) Oracle
6 4 (3.17%) Dell
7 3 (2.38%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.59%) Apple
8 2 (1.59%) Avaya
8 2 (1.59%) Genesys
8 2 (1.59%) Veeam
8 2 (1.59%) Verint
8 2 (1.59%) Xerox
9 1 (0.79%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.79%) iManage
9 1 (0.79%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.79%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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