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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 77 79 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.85% 4.44% 5.52%
As % of the Applications category 31.43% 40.51% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 29
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £135 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 19
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.44 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.18% -8.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.30 £9.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £15.00 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
245 195 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.25% 10.97% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 127 95
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £15.00 £26.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -6 54 £214 -19.24% 19
Bradford -12 12 £225 +12.50% 2
Halifax +2 8 £290 -23.68% 2
Dewsbury 0 4 - - 2
Huddersfield +3 3 £180 - 1
Wakefield 0 1 £113 - 2
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 109 (69.43%) Microsoft
2 80 (50.96%) MS Excel
3 49 (31.21%) Windows
4 38 (24.20%) Finance
5 32 (20.38%) ITIL
6 24 (15.29%) SQL
7 23 (14.65%) Oracle
8 22 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (14.01%) Windows 7
9 21 (13.38%) PRINCE2
10 20 (12.74%) Active Directory
10 20 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (12.74%) Project Management
11 19 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (11.46%) MS PowerPoint
12 18 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (10.19%) MS Visio
13 16 (10.19%) Adobe
13 16 (10.19%) SharePoint
14 14 (8.92%) Legal
14 14 (8.92%) Retail
14 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (8.28%) Software Deployment
15 13 (8.28%) SLA
16 12 (7.64%) Configuration Management
16 12 (7.64%) Citrix
16 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
16 12 (7.64%) .NET
17 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET
17 11 (7.01%) VPN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.01%) SAS
3 9 (5.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.46%) IIS
5 3 (1.91%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Moodle
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 80 (50.96%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (10.19%) MS Visio
4 9 (5.73%) MS Project
5 8 (5.10%) Adobe Captivate
5 8 (5.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (5.10%) InDesign
5 8 (5.10%) Photoshop
6 4 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.01%) VPN
2 7 (4.46%) DNS
2 7 (4.46%) DHCP
3 5 (3.18%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (3.18%) SMTP
3 5 (3.18%) SAN
3 5 (3.18%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.18%) FTP
3 5 (3.18%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.55%) Wireless
4 4 (2.55%) RTSP
4 4 (2.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.91%) Extranet
5 3 (1.91%) SSL
5 3 (1.91%) WAN
5 3 (1.91%) LAN
5 3 (1.91%) Broadband
6 2 (1.27%) VoIP
6 2 (1.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.64%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.74%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.73%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (5.10%) Oracle OLAP
4 8 (5.10%) OLAP
5 6 (3.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.27%) QlikView
6 2 (1.27%) MS Access
6 2 (1.27%) DataStage
6 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.64%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Hudson
1 9 (5.73%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.55%) MSI
3 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.64%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 38 (24.20%) Finance
2 14 (8.92%) Legal
2 14 (8.92%) Retail
3 11 (7.01%) Banking
3 11 (7.01%) Law
4 6 (3.82%) Publishing
5 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.55%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.91%) Games
6 3 (1.91%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.91%) Interactive Media
7 2 (1.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Local Government
8 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (36.94%) Analyst
2 16 (10.19%) Developer
3 13 (8.28%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (8.28%) Service Analyst
4 11 (7.01%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.73%) Business Analyst
5 9 (5.73%) E-Learning Developer
6 8 (5.10%) Release Manager
6 8 (5.10%) Information Analyst
6 8 (5.10%) Configuration Manager
6 8 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.10%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.10%) Desktop Support
6 8 (5.10%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 7 (4.46%) Support Engineer
7 7 (4.46%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) PMO Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (3.82%) DBA
8 6 (3.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.64%) .NET
2 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.37%) Web Services
3 10 (6.37%) HTML
4 9 (5.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (5.73%) Middleware
5 8 (5.10%) XML
6 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 6 (3.82%) HTML5
7 6 (3.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (3.18%) COM
9 2 (1.27%) CSS
10 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.64%) LINQ
10 1 (0.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.01%) E-Learning
3 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.82%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.82%) NHS
4 6 (3.82%) Learning Management System
5 5 (3.18%) PDA
6 3 (1.91%) iPhone
6 3 (1.91%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.91%) Physics
6 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) iPad
7 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
7 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.64%) Economics
7 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 49 (31.21%) Windows
2 22 (14.01%) Windows 7
3 14 (8.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.37%) Windows XP
4 10 (6.37%) UNIX
4 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.38%) ITIL
2 22 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (13.38%) PRINCE2
4 20 (12.74%) Project Management
5 19 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (8.28%) Software Deployment
7 12 (7.64%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.37%) ETL
8 10 (6.37%) Analytics
9 9 (5.73%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.73%) Transition Management
9 9 (5.73%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.10%) Release Management
10 8 (5.10%) Service Management
11 7 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.46%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.46%) Migration
11 7 (4.46%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.29%) SQL
2 8 (5.10%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.55%) VBA
5 2 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (0.64%) C
6 1 (0.64%) PHP
6 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (5.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (5.73%) Degree
2 7 (4.46%) MCP
3 5 (3.18%) MCDST
4 4 (2.55%) ISEB
4 4 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.91%) APMP
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PMP
7 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CCDA
7 1 (0.64%) MCSE
7 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) MOS
7 1 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) SLA
2 4 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.18%) VMware ESX
2 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.55%) XenDesktop
3 4 (2.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.64%) XenApp
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.64%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 109 (69.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.65%) Oracle
3 16 (10.19%) Adobe
4 12 (7.64%) Citrix
5 9 (5.73%) Perforce
6 8 (5.10%) VMware
7 5 (3.18%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.55%) SAP
8 4 (2.55%) Cisco
8 4 (2.55%) Remedy
9 3 (1.91%) Juniper
9 3 (1.91%) Lotus
9 3 (1.91%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.91%) Amdocs
10 2 (1.27%) Netezza
10 2 (1.27%) Nokia
10 2 (1.27%) Novell
10 2 (1.27%) BMC
11 1 (0.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
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