The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 75 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 77 104 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.60% 3.26% 4.02%
As % of the Applications category 29.06% 28.89% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 36
Median daily rate £334 £281 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £123 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 30
Median hourly rate £13.60 £12.75 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.62% +2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £9.43 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £34.00 £14.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -
MS Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
265 360 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.94% 11.28% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 221 176
Median daily rate £338 £340 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £155 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 44
Median hourly rate £13.19 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.52% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.43 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £34.00 £15.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Yorkshire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Yorkshire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire -10 55 £346 +23.02% 17
South Yorkshire 0 15 £263 -0.94% 7
North Yorkshire -12 3 £244 +21.87% 6
East Yorkshire -4 2 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 88 (56.77%) Microsoft
2 78 (50.32%) MS Excel
3 64 (41.29%) Windows
4 57 (36.77%) Finance
5 51 (32.90%) Active Directory
6 48 (30.97%) ITIL
7 33 (21.29%) Windows 7
8 31 (20.00%) Project Management
9 29 (18.71%) Windows XP
10 28 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (16.77%) Problem Management
12 24 (15.48%) Legal
13 23 (14.84%) ITSM
13 23 (14.84%) Blackberry
14 22 (14.19%) MS PowerPoint
15 20 (12.90%) MS Visio
15 20 (12.90%) Office 365
16 19 (12.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 19 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (11.61%) Change Management
17 18 (11.61%) MS Project
17 18 (11.61%) iPad
17 18 (11.61%) iPhone
18 16 (10.32%) Windows Server
18 16 (10.32%) Service Management
19 14 (9.03%) MS Exchange
19 14 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 13 (8.39%) SLA
20 13 (8.39%) SharePoint
21 12 (7.74%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (12.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (9.03%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.39%) SharePoint
4 11 (7.10%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.94%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 3 (1.94%) IIS
7 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.65%) eRoom
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 78 (50.32%) MS Excel
2 22 (14.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (12.90%) MS Visio
4 18 (11.61%) MS Project
5 3 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.29%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.65%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.90%) Office 365
2 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) FTP
1 7 (4.52%) Internet
2 6 (3.87%) DNS
3 5 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (3.23%) Intranet
3 5 (3.23%) Wireless
4 3 (1.94%) DHCP
4 3 (1.94%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.94%) NetScaler
4 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.94%) VPN
4 3 (1.94%) WAN
5 2 (1.29%) Broadband
5 2 (1.29%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (1.29%) ISDN
5 2 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.29%) Skype
5 2 (1.29%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.58%) MS Access
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.29%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.94%) JIRA
2 2 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.29%) MSI
General
1 57 (36.77%) Finance
2 24 (15.48%) Legal
3 10 (6.45%) Banking
4 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.58%) Games
5 4 (2.58%) Publishing
5 4 (2.58%) Retail
6 3 (1.94%) Law
6 3 (1.94%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (34.84%) Analyst
2 32 (20.65%) Service Analyst
3 31 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (11.61%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (9.03%) Consultant
6 12 (7.74%) Coordinator
7 9 (5.81%) IT Support
7 9 (5.81%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.16%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.16%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (5.16%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.52%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (4.52%) Architect
9 7 (4.52%) Project Coordinator
9 7 (4.52%) Service Desk Support
10 6 (3.87%) Administrator
10 6 (3.87%) Lean Consultant
10 6 (3.87%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 6 (3.87%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.52%) Middleware
2 3 (1.94%) .NET
3 2 (1.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.29%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (14.84%) Blackberry
3 18 (11.61%) iPad
3 18 (11.61%) iPhone
4 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.23%) e-Learning
5 5 (3.23%) Video Editing
6 4 (2.58%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (2.58%) Social Media
7 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.94%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.94%) Statistics
7 3 (1.94%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.65%) FMCG
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (41.29%) Windows
2 33 (21.29%) Windows 7
3 29 (18.71%) Windows XP
4 16 (10.32%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.52%) Unix
7 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.58%) Android
9 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.58%) Linux
9 4 (2.58%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.94%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.97%) ITIL
2 31 (20.00%) Project Management
3 26 (16.77%) Problem Management
4 23 (14.84%) ITSM
5 19 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (11.61%) Change Management
7 16 (10.32%) Service Management
8 14 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (7.74%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.45%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.81%) Migration
12 8 (5.16%) Incident Management
12 8 (5.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (5.16%) Waterfall
13 7 (4.52%) ERP
13 7 (4.52%) Information Architecture
13 7 (4.52%) Lean Six Sigma
13 7 (4.52%) Six Sigma
13 7 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.74%) SQL
2 3 (1.94%) VBA
3 2 (1.29%) C#
3 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.65%) C
4 1 (0.65%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.65%) VB
4 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.52%) CCNA
1 7 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (2.58%) MCP
4 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.29%) CCA
5 2 (1.29%) CCNP
5 2 (1.29%) Degree
5 2 (1.29%) ISEB
5 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.29%) MCDST
6 1 (0.65%) CCDP
6 1 (0.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.65%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 51 (32.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.94%) vSphere
4 2 (1.29%) XenApp
5 1 (0.65%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) SCCM
2 3 (1.94%) SCOM
2 3 (1.94%) WSUS
3 2 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.29%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.65%) DameWare
4 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.65%) Opsview
4 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.65%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 88 (56.77%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.10%) Cisco
3 9 (5.81%) Oracle
3 9 (5.81%) VMware
4 7 (4.52%) Apple
5 6 (3.87%) Citrix
5 6 (3.87%) Minitab
6 5 (3.23%) Adobe
6 5 (3.23%) Brocade
6 5 (3.23%) HP
7 4 (2.58%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.58%) Twitter
7 4 (2.58%) Verint
8 3 (1.94%) Dell
8 3 (1.94%) IBM
9 2 (1.29%) Avaya
9 2 (1.29%) Genesys
9 2 (1.29%) Lotus
9 2 (1.29%) Peregrine
9 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
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