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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 34 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 144 122 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.02% 4.82% 5.11%
As % of the Applications category 39.34% 42.96% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 61 28
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£275 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £110 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 32
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £19.40 £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £13.73
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +1.96%
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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
366 284 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.77% 11.22% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 155 118
Average daily rate £300 £290 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 42
Average hourly rate £11.25 £12.69 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
West Yorkshire -3 73 £263 -9.48% 18
South Yorkshire +11 49 £275 -8.33% 5
North Yorkshire -5 14 £293 +74.62% 6
East Yorkshire +3 6 £210 +52.72% 3
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England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 187 (71.10%) Microsoft
2 123 (46.77%) MS Excel
3 90 (34.22%) Windows
4 50 (19.01%) Finance
5 49 (18.63%) ITIL
6 48 (18.25%) Active Directory
7 46 (17.49%) SQL
8 39 (14.83%) Windows 7
9 38 (14.45%) Windows XP
10 33 (12.55%) MS Visio
11 32 (12.17%) Project Management
12 30 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (11.03%) SharePoint
14 26 (9.89%) MS PowerPoint
15 25 (9.51%) PRINCE2
15 25 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (8.75%) NHS
17 22 (8.37%) Oracle
17 22 (8.37%) MS Exchange
17 22 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (8.37%) LAN
18 21 (7.98%) TCP/IP
18 21 (7.98%) SQL Server
18 21 (7.98%) Citrix
19 20 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (7.60%) Data Analysis
20 19 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
20 19 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 18 (6.84%) WAN
21 18 (6.84%) SLA

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 29 (11.03%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.37%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.18%) SAS
3 11 (4.18%) IIS
4 7 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.90%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.38%) Lync
8 1 (0.38%) Moodle
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 123 (46.77%) MS Excel
2 33 (12.55%) MS Visio
3 26 (9.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (6.46%) MS Project
5 8 (3.04%) Photoshop
5 8 (3.04%) Adobe Captivate
5 8 (3.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (3.04%) InDesign
6 4 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (3.42%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.52%) Agresso
2 4 (1.52%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.37%) LAN
2 21 (7.98%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.84%) WAN
4 17 (6.46%) VPN
5 15 (5.70%) SAN
6 9 (3.42%) DNS
6 9 (3.42%) DHCP
7 8 (3.04%) Ethernet
7 8 (3.04%) MPLS
7 8 (3.04%) OSPF
7 8 (3.04%) BGP
8 6 (2.28%) Firewall
8 6 (2.28%) Wireless
8 6 (2.28%) VoIP
9 5 (1.90%) Internet
10 4 (1.52%) FTP
10 4 (1.52%) SMTP
10 4 (1.52%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.14%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.42%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (3.04%) Oracle OLAP
6 8 (3.04%) OLAP
7 6 (2.28%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.28%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.76%) MS Access
9 2 (0.76%) DataStage
9 2 (0.76%) QlikView
10 1 (0.38%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (3.42%) Hudson
1 9 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.14%) MSI
3 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) Selenium
4 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.38%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (19.01%) Finance
2 16 (6.08%) Legal
3 15 (5.70%) Retail
4 12 (4.56%) Banking
5 11 (4.18%) Law
6 6 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.28%) Publishing
7 5 (1.90%) Back Office
8 3 (1.14%) Games
8 3 (1.14%) Interactive Media
8 3 (1.14%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.14%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.76%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 93 (35.36%) Analyst
2 28 (10.65%) Service Analyst
2 28 (10.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 27 (10.27%) Developer
4 20 (7.60%) Support Engineer
5 17 (6.46%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (5.32%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (4.56%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.80%) Desktop Support
10 10 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (3.80%) Information Analyst
11 9 (3.42%) SQL Developer
11 9 (3.42%) Administrator
11 9 (3.42%) E-Learning Developer
12 8 (3.04%) MI Analyst
12 8 (3.04%) IT Support
12 8 (3.04%) Configuration and Release Manager
12 8 (3.04%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.56%) HTML
2 11 (4.18%) Web Services
3 10 (3.80%) .NET
4 9 (3.42%) Middleware
4 9 (3.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (3.42%) HTML5
5 8 (3.04%) XML
5 8 (3.04%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.66%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 6 (2.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (1.90%) COM
9 3 (1.14%) jQuery
10 1 (0.38%) CSS
10 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.75%) NHS
3 12 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.18%) E-Learning
5 10 (3.80%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.28%) Learning Management System
7 4 (1.52%) iPad
7 4 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.52%) PDA
8 3 (1.14%) Physics
8 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.14%) iPhone
9 2 (0.76%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.38%) Informatics
10 1 (0.38%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) iSeries
10 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 90 (34.22%) Windows
2 39 (14.83%) Windows 7
3 38 (14.45%) Windows XP
4 30 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (6.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.80%) UNIX
7 8 (3.04%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.52%) Android
8 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.14%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.38%) Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.63%) ITIL
2 32 (12.17%) Project Management
3 25 (9.51%) PRINCE2
4 22 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (7.60%) Data Analysis
6 19 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (5.32%) Change Management
8 13 (4.94%) Service Management
8 13 (4.94%) Software Deployment
9 12 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (4.56%) Configuration Management
9 12 (4.56%) Migration
10 10 (3.80%) ETL
10 10 (3.80%) Test Scripting
10 10 (3.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (3.80%) Analytics
11 9 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.42%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.42%) Business Analysis
11 9 (3.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.49%) SQL
2 8 (3.04%) PL/SQL
3 7 (2.66%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.90%) VBA
5 4 (1.52%) C#
6 3 (1.14%) VB
7 2 (0.76%) C
8 1 (0.38%) X++
8 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.38%) RPG
8 1 (0.38%) Java
8 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.94%) Degree
3 10 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (3.04%) CCNP
5 8 (3.04%) CCIP
6 6 (2.28%) CCNA
6 6 (2.28%) MCP
6 6 (2.28%) PMP
6 6 (2.28%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.90%) ISEB
8 4 (1.52%) MCDST
8 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.14%) APMP
9 3 (1.14%) CCIE
9 3 (1.14%) MCSE
10 2 (0.76%) MCSA
10 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.84%) SLA
2 4 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 48 (18.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.52%) vSphere
5 3 (1.14%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.14%) vCloud
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.76%) XenApp
7 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) SCCM
2 4 (1.52%) ARCserve
3 3 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.76%) SCOM
4 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.38%) WSUS
5 1 (0.38%) OpenView
5 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 187 (71.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.37%) Oracle
3 21 (7.98%) Citrix
4 16 (6.08%) Adobe
5 15 (5.70%) VMware
6 14 (5.32%) Cisco
7 9 (3.42%) Perforce
8 8 (3.04%) SAP
9 7 (2.66%) Mitel
10 6 (2.28%) HP
10 6 (2.28%) LANDesk
11 5 (1.90%) Remedy
11 5 (1.90%) Lotus
12 3 (1.14%) Telerik
12 3 (1.14%) Amdocs
12 3 (1.14%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.14%) Juniper
12 3 (1.14%) NetApp
13 2 (0.76%) Nokia
13 2 (0.76%) Symantec
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