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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 53 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 96 85 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.21% 3.64% 4.87%
As % of the Applications category 30.97% 30.14% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 35
Average daily rate
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£251 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 33
Average hourly rate £15.23 £12.50 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.84% +0.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £15.95 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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
310 282 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.37% 12.09% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 167 125
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £125 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 50
Average hourly rate £13.55 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £9.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -8 62 £256 -9.29% 22
North Yorkshire -8 15 £120 -57.33% 9
South Yorkshire -15 12 £265 +152.38% 5
East Yorkshire +6 4 £193 - 5
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MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 168 (70.29%) Microsoft
2 107 (44.77%) MS Excel
3 98 (41.00%) Windows
4 62 (25.94%) ITIL
5 48 (20.08%) Windows 7
6 46 (19.25%) Active Directory
7 45 (18.83%) SQL
8 36 (15.06%) Windows XP
9 34 (14.23%) MS Visio
10 33 (13.81%) Finance
11 29 (12.13%) Project Management
12 26 (10.88%) MS Exchange
12 26 (10.88%) LAN
13 25 (10.46%) WAN
13 25 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (10.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (9.62%) MS Project
15 23 (9.62%) Data Analysis
16 22 (9.21%) VMware
16 22 (9.21%) TCP/IP
17 21 (8.79%) SharePoint
18 20 (8.37%) NHS
19 19 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (7.53%) Citrix
20 18 (7.53%) SLA
20 18 (7.53%) Service Management
20 18 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
21 15 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
21 15 (6.28%) SQL Server
21 15 (6.28%) Management Information System

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 26 (10.88%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.79%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.60%) SAS
3 11 (4.60%) IIS
4 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.42%) Moodle
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 107 (44.77%) MS Excel
2 34 (14.23%) MS Visio
3 23 (9.62%) MS Project
4 18 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.42%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Agresso
1 4 (1.67%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.42%) Line 500
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.88%) LAN
2 25 (10.46%) WAN
3 22 (9.21%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.44%) VPN
5 8 (3.35%) SSL
6 7 (2.93%) Internet
6 7 (2.93%) MPLS
6 7 (2.93%) VoIP
7 6 (2.51%) SAN
8 5 (2.09%) OSPF
8 5 (2.09%) BGP
8 5 (2.09%) Wireless
9 4 (1.67%) DNS
9 4 (1.67%) DHCP
10 3 (1.26%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.26%) Broadband
10 3 (1.26%) Extranet
10 3 (1.26%) Firewall
11 2 (0.84%) DSL
12 1 (0.42%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.35%) OLAP
4 8 (3.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (2.51%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.84%) DataStage
7 2 (0.84%) MS Access
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.42%) QlikView
8 1 (0.42%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (13.81%) Finance
2 15 (6.28%) Legal
3 14 (5.86%) Law
4 12 (5.02%) Retail
5 8 (3.35%) Banking
6 4 (1.67%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.42%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (38.49%) Analyst
2 31 (12.97%) Service Analyst
3 27 (11.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (8.79%) Developer
5 20 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (7.95%) Support Analyst
7 16 (6.69%) Support Engineer
7 16 (6.69%) Project Manager
8 15 (6.28%) Business Analyst
8 15 (6.28%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (5.02%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (4.18%) SQL Developer
10 10 (4.18%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.77%) Information Analyst
12 8 (3.35%) Administrator
12 8 (3.35%) MI Analyst
12 8 (3.35%) IT Support
13 6 (2.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 6 (2.51%) Oracle DBA
13 6 (2.51%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.18%) .NET
1 10 (4.18%) XML
2 8 (3.35%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.93%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 5 (2.09%) COM
5 3 (1.26%) HTML
6 2 (0.84%) jQuery
6 2 (0.84%) HTML5
7 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.42%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.37%) NHS
3 15 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.44%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.67%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.67%) iPhone
6 3 (1.26%) CMDB
6 3 (1.26%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.26%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.26%) iPad
6 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.42%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) IVR
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 98 (41.00%) Windows
2 48 (20.08%) Windows 7
3 36 (15.06%) Windows XP
4 24 (10.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.18%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.93%) Linux
9 6 (2.51%) UNIX
9 6 (2.51%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.67%) Android
11 3 (1.26%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.84%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.94%) ITIL
2 29 (12.13%) Project Management
3 23 (9.62%) Data Analysis
4 18 (7.53%) Service Management
5 14 (5.86%) Change Management
5 14 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (5.44%) Migration
7 12 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (5.02%) PRINCE2
8 11 (4.60%) ITSM
8 11 (4.60%) Incident Management
8 11 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (4.60%) Analytics
9 10 (4.18%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.77%) Business Analysis
10 9 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (3.35%) Project Planning
11 8 (3.35%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.93%) UML
12 7 (2.93%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.83%) SQL
2 9 (3.77%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.51%) C
4 5 (2.09%) Java
4 5 (2.09%) VBA
5 4 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.67%) C++
6 3 (1.26%) C#
7 1 (0.42%) PHP
7 1 (0.42%) X++
7 1 (0.42%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.02%) Degree
3 9 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.35%) MCP
5 6 (2.51%) PMP
5 6 (2.51%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.51%) MCDST
5 6 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.51%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.09%) CCNP
6 5 (2.09%) CCIP
6 5 (2.09%) CCNA
7 3 (1.26%) ISEB
7 3 (1.26%) CCIE
7 3 (1.26%) CIPD
7 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) MCITP
8 2 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.84%) MCT
8 2 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.53%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 46 (19.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.84%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.42%) XenApp
4 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) Unicenter
1 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.26%) WSUS
1 3 (1.26%) SCCM
2 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.84%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.42%) OpenView
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 168 (70.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.21%) VMware
3 18 (7.53%) Citrix
4 10 (4.18%) Oracle
5 7 (2.93%) SAP
5 7 (2.93%) Cisco
5 7 (2.93%) Adobe
5 7 (2.93%) Remedy
6 6 (2.51%) LANDesk
6 6 (2.51%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.09%) Lotus
8 4 (1.67%) HP
8 4 (1.67%) Juniper
9 3 (1.26%) CA
9 3 (1.26%) Nokia
9 3 (1.26%) Peregrine
9 3 (1.26%) Amdocs
9 3 (1.26%) Trustwave
10 2 (0.84%) BMC
10 2 (0.84%) Symantec
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