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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 68 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 52 71 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.58% 3.18% 3.80%
As % of the Applications category 29.38% 24.23% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 25
Median daily rate £350 £268 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% -16.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £284 £285 £298
% change year-on-year
-0.35% -4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 17
Median hourly rate £13.60 £12.50 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% +12.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.43 £9.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £36.50 £14.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.40 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
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
177 293 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.79% 13.13% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 178 136
Median daily rate £342 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £137 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 26
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.43 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.38 £38.75 £14.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 39 £350 +75.00% 11
Wakefield - 4 £123 -
Halifax +6 3 £342 -27.69%
Bradford -4 3 £380 +38.18% 3
Pudsey - 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 51 (47.66%) MS Excel
3 49 (45.79%) Windows
4 44 (41.12%) Finance
5 37 (34.58%) Active Directory
6 33 (30.84%) ITIL
7 26 (24.30%) Windows 7
8 23 (21.50%) Windows XP
8 23 (21.50%) Problem Management
9 20 (18.69%) Legal
9 20 (18.69%) Blackberry
10 19 (17.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (15.89%) iPhone
12 17 (15.89%) Project Management
12 17 (15.89%) ITSM
12 17 (15.89%) iPad
13 16 (14.95%) MS PowerPoint
14 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (12.15%) MS Project
16 11 (10.28%) Change Management
16 11 (10.28%) Skype for Business
16 11 (10.28%) Office 365
16 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
17 10 (9.35%) MS Visio
18 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
18 8 (7.48%) Oracle
18 8 (7.48%) SLA
18 8 (7.48%) SharePoint

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 19 (17.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (10.28%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.80%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.87%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.93%) eRoom
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (47.66%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (12.15%) MS Project
4 10 (9.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.93%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Office 365
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) FTP
2 5 (4.67%) DNS
2 5 (4.67%) Intranet
3 3 (2.80%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.87%) DHCP
4 2 (1.87%) Internet
4 2 (1.87%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.87%) Skype
4 2 (1.87%) VPN
4 2 (1.87%) Wireless
5 1 (0.93%) ATM
5 1 (0.93%) Extranet
5 1 (0.93%) OpenScape
5 1 (0.93%) SAN
5 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.74%) MS Access
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.87%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 44 (41.12%) Finance
2 20 (18.69%) Legal
3 6 (5.61%) Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Games
4 4 (3.74%) Publishing
4 4 (3.74%) Retail
5 3 (2.80%) Law
5 3 (2.80%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (36.45%) Analyst
2 24 (22.43%) Service Analyst
3 23 (21.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (15.89%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Coordinator
7 5 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (4.67%) Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (4.67%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Desktop Support
9 3 (2.80%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) Middleware
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.87%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Blackberry
2 17 (15.89%) iPad
2 17 (15.89%) iPhone
3 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.67%) e-Learning
4 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.67%) Video Editing
5 4 (3.74%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (3.74%) Social Media
6 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.80%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.93%) Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.79%) Windows
2 26 (24.30%) Windows 7
3 23 (21.50%) Windows XP
4 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.54%) Unix
5 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.74%) Android
6 4 (3.74%) Linux
7 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.80%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.87%) Solaris
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) ITIL
2 23 (21.50%) Problem Management
3 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.89%) ITSM
4 17 (15.89%) Project Management
5 13 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.28%) Change Management
7 8 (7.48%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.54%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.61%) ERP
9 6 (5.61%) Information Architecture
9 6 (5.61%) Migration
9 6 (5.61%) Service Management
10 5 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.74%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.74%) Open Source
11 4 (3.74%) Project Planning
11 4 (3.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.54%) SQL
2 2 (1.87%) C#
2 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
2 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.87%) VBA
3 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.93%) VB
3 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) MCP
2 3 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.87%) CCNA
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.87%) Degree
3 2 (1.87%) MCDST
4 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.93%) CCA
4 1 (0.93%) CCDP
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
4 1 (0.93%) MCSA
4 1 (0.93%) MCSE
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 37 (34.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.80%) vSphere
4 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.87%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) SCCM
2 3 (2.80%) SCOM
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.87%) WSUS
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) DameWare
4 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.93%) Opsview
Vendors
1 58 (54.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) VMware
4 5 (4.67%) Apple
4 5 (4.67%) Brocade
4 5 (4.67%) Cisco
5 4 (3.74%) Adobe
5 4 (3.74%) HP
5 4 (3.74%) Twitter
6 3 (2.80%) Citrix
6 3 (2.80%) Dell
6 3 (2.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.87%) Avaya
7 2 (1.87%) Genesys
7 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.87%) Verint
8 1 (0.93%) CommVault
8 1 (0.93%) Minitab
8 1 (0.93%) Teradata
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