The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 89 80 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.86% 5.92% 5.40%
As % of the Applications category 41.98% 40.20% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 42
Average daily rate £290 £310 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £128 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 18
Average hourly rate £11.44 £12.25 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.63% -1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.96 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.65 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
212 199 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.57% 14.73% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 106 89
Average daily rate £300 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.75 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Office
Yorkshire

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -3 54 £213 +6.25% 14
Halifax -9 9 £310 -3.12% 2
Bradford +7 7 £200 - 7
Huddersfield 0 1 - - 3
Wakefield -4 1 - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Otley - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Batley - - - -
Bingley - - - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 86 (54.43%) MS Excel
2 79 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 40 (25.32%) Windows
4 31 (19.62%) Finance
5 29 (18.35%) Windows 7
6 27 (17.09%) Project Management
7 26 (16.46%) MS PowerPoint
8 25 (15.82%) SQL Server
9 23 (14.56%) Windows XP
10 22 (13.92%) .NET
11 21 (13.29%) Active Directory
12 19 (12.03%) SQL
12 19 (12.03%) MS Project
12 19 (12.03%) ITIL
12 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (11.39%) MS Exchange
13 18 (11.39%) SharePoint
13 18 (11.39%) Migration
14 16 (10.13%) Change Management
15 15 (9.49%) Oracle
15 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (8.86%) XML
16 14 (8.86%) Service Management
17 13 (8.23%) Web Services
17 13 (8.23%) Visual Studio
17 13 (8.23%) Spreadsheet
17 13 (8.23%) .NET Framework
17 13 (8.23%) SQL Server 2005
18 12 (7.59%) Software Engineering
18 12 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (11.39%) SharePoint
1 18 (11.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (3.16%) IIS
6 4 (2.53%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Node.js
8 1 (0.63%) Lync
8 1 (0.63%) Confluence
8 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.63%) WorkSite
Applications
1 86 (54.43%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (12.03%) MS Project
4 13 (8.23%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (6.96%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) Intranet
2 5 (3.16%) Firewall
2 5 (3.16%) NAS
2 5 (3.16%) LAN
2 5 (3.16%) WAN
2 5 (3.16%) SMTP
2 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.16%) SAN
3 3 (1.90%) DNS
3 3 (1.90%) DHCP
3 3 (1.90%) Internet
4 2 (1.27%) VPN
5 1 (0.63%) 3G
5 1 (0.63%) 2G
5 1 (0.63%) VLAN
5 1 (0.63%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.63%) Subversion
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.63%) Ranorex
General
1 31 (19.62%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Banking
3 10 (6.33%) Legal
4 7 (4.43%) Retail
5 5 (3.16%) Publishing
6 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (32.91%) Analyst
2 19 (12.03%) Developer
3 14 (8.86%) Administrator
4 13 (8.23%) Service Analyst
4 13 (8.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (6.96%) Project Administrator
6 10 (6.33%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.70%) Coordinator
7 9 (5.70%) Project Coordinator
7 9 (5.70%) PMO Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) Release Manager
9 7 (4.43%) Architect
9 7 (4.43%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.80%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Siebel Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Rollout Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.92%) .NET
2 14 (8.86%) XML
3 13 (8.23%) .NET Framework
3 13 (8.23%) Web Services
4 11 (6.96%) WinForms
4 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (5.70%) HTML
6 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.90%) CSS
7 2 (1.27%) Ajax
8 1 (0.63%) JSON
8 1 (0.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.80%) NHS
2 5 (3.16%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.90%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.90%) Statistics
5 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.63%) PDA
6 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.32%) Windows
2 29 (18.35%) Windows 7
3 23 (14.56%) Windows XP
4 15 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.16%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.90%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.09%) Project Management
2 19 (12.03%) ITIL
2 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (11.39%) Migration
4 16 (10.13%) Change Management
5 14 (8.86%) Service Management
6 12 (7.59%) Software Engineering
6 12 (7.59%) Change Control
7 11 (6.96%) Release Management
8 10 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.70%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.06%) SOA
10 8 (5.06%) EAI
10 8 (5.06%) Workflow
11 7 (4.43%) Scrum
11 7 (4.43%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.80%) Project Planning
13 5 (3.16%) Performance Testing
13 5 (3.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.03%) SQL
2 12 (7.59%) VBA
3 11 (6.96%) VB.NET
4 6 (3.80%) VB
5 4 (2.53%) VB6
6 3 (1.90%) C#
6 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.27%) C
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.63%) Java
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (4.43%) ISEB
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.90%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.90%) Degree
3 3 (1.90%) MCSE
4 2 (1.27%) MCP
4 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MOS
5 1 (0.63%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.80%) SLA
3 3 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 21 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.27%) WSUS
3 2 (1.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.63%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.49%) Oracle
3 8 (5.06%) Siebel
4 7 (4.43%) Cisco
5 6 (3.80%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.53%) Lotus
7 2 (1.27%) Citrix
7 2 (1.27%) Sophos
8 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.63%) Symantec
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe
8 1 (0.63%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £9.5 - £11.5 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £349 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago