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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 120 114 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.92% 5.05% 6.79%
As % of the Applications category 40.13% 39.86% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 40
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£300 £198 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.89% -36.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £393 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £220 £281
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 52
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.13 £10.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +17.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.10 £7.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £15.53 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.29 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.07% +3.70%
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
299 286 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.26% 12.66% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 159 120
Average daily rate £315 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £415 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 65
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £10.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.19 £14.83 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -1 81 £315 +65.78% 33
South Yorkshire 0 15 £140 -16.41% 6
East Yorkshire - 9 £190 - 1
North Yorkshire +1 8 £240 +23.07% 4
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 149 (57.75%) Microsoft
2 110 (42.64%) MS Excel
3 92 (35.66%) Windows
4 64 (24.81%) Active Directory
5 53 (20.54%) Finance
6 40 (15.50%) Windows XP
7 37 (14.34%) ITIL
8 34 (13.18%) Project Management
9 33 (12.79%) Windows 7
10 29 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (10.85%) SQL Server
11 28 (10.85%) SharePoint
12 27 (10.47%) SQL
13 25 (9.69%) MS Exchange
14 24 (9.30%) Oracle
14 24 (9.30%) PRINCE2
14 24 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (8.53%) MS Visio
16 20 (7.75%) Retail
17 18 (6.98%) LAN
17 18 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (6.59%) Citrix
18 17 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
19 16 (6.20%) NHS
19 16 (6.20%) DHCP
19 16 (6.20%) DNS
19 16 (6.20%) Software Deployment
20 15 (5.81%) Degree
20 15 (5.81%) Web Services

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 28 (10.85%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.69%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.94%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.78%) Lync
8 2 (0.78%) IIS
8 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 110 (42.64%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.53%) MS Visio
3 17 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (5.43%) MS Project
5 9 (3.49%) Photoshop
5 9 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (3.10%) InDesign
6 8 (3.10%) Adobe Captivate
7 6 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (5.04%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.98%) LAN
2 16 (6.20%) DHCP
2 16 (6.20%) DNS
3 13 (5.04%) SAN
3 13 (5.04%) VPN
3 13 (5.04%) WAN
4 10 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.10%) Ethernet
6 7 (2.71%) VoIP
7 6 (2.33%) SMTP
7 6 (2.33%) FTP
7 6 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.94%) Firewall
8 5 (1.94%) RTSP
9 4 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.16%) VLAN
10 3 (1.16%) IPv4
10 3 (1.16%) IPv6
10 3 (1.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.49%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (2.71%) QlikView
6 6 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.16%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.78%) OLAP
9 2 (0.78%) MS Access
9 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.39%) MySQL
10 1 (0.39%) Big Data
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.39%) OLTP
10 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (5.04%) Oracle Forms
1 13 (5.04%) Hudson
2 5 (1.94%) MSI
3 1 (0.39%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.39%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (20.54%) Finance
2 20 (7.75%) Retail
3 13 (5.04%) Banking
4 12 (4.65%) Legal
5 8 (3.10%) Publishing
5 8 (3.10%) Law
5 8 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.94%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.94%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.16%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.16%) German Language
9 2 (0.78%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.78%) Advertising
9 2 (0.78%) Games
9 2 (0.78%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Military
10 1 (0.39%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (22.48%) Analyst
2 24 (9.30%) Support Engineer
3 22 (8.53%) Developer
4 18 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.81%) Desktop Support
5 15 (5.81%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (5.43%) Desktop Engineer
6 14 (5.43%) IT Support
7 12 (4.65%) Configuration Manager
7 12 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (4.65%) Administrator
8 11 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (3.88%) Service Analyst
9 10 (3.88%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.49%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.10%) Release Manager
11 8 (3.10%) E-Learning Developer
11 8 (3.10%) Configuration and Release Manager
12 7 (2.71%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (2.71%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.81%) Web Services
2 13 (5.04%) .NET
2 13 (5.04%) Middleware
3 12 (4.65%) HTML
3 12 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (2.71%) HTML5
5 6 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.16%) jQuery
7 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.78%) XML
7 2 (0.78%) WPF
8 1 (0.39%) LINQ
8 1 (0.39%) WCF
8 1 (0.39%) CSS
8 1 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.20%) NHS
3 13 (5.04%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.88%) E-Learning
5 6 (2.33%) PDA
6 5 (1.94%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.16%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.16%) iPad
7 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.78%) Physics
8 2 (0.78%) FMCG
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) Blog
9 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (35.66%) Windows
2 40 (15.50%) Windows XP
3 33 (12.79%) Windows 7
4 18 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.04%) UNIX
7 12 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.16%) Android
10 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.34%) ITIL
2 34 (13.18%) Project Management
3 24 (9.30%) PRINCE2
3 24 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (6.20%) Software Deployment
5 15 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (5.04%) Configuration Management
8 11 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (3.88%) Change Management
9 10 (3.88%) ETL
10 9 (3.49%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.49%) Release Management
10 9 (3.49%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.49%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.49%) Transition Management
11 8 (3.10%) Waterfall
11 8 (3.10%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.10%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.71%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.47%) SQL
2 6 (2.33%) C#
3 5 (1.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.55%) VBA
4 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.39%) XAML
6 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (5.81%) Degree
2 10 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.10%) MCP
5 7 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.16%) ISEB
8 3 (1.16%) CCNP
8 3 (1.16%) CCIP
8 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.16%) APMP
8 3 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.78%) MCDST
10 1 (0.39%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.39%) PMP
10 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.39%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.04%) SLA
2 7 (2.71%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 64 (24.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.26%) vSphere
4 7 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.71%) XenApp
5 5 (1.94%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.94%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.16%) MetaFrame
6 3 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.16%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.16%) vCloud
7 2 (0.78%) UAG
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.88%) SCCM
2 4 (1.55%) SCOM
2 4 (1.55%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.39%) OVSD
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
4 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.39%) OpenView
4 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 149 (57.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.30%) Oracle
3 17 (6.59%) Citrix
4 14 (5.43%) Cisco
4 14 (5.43%) VMware
5 13 (5.04%) Perforce
5 13 (5.04%) HP
6 12 (4.65%) Adobe
7 7 (2.71%) Mitel
8 6 (2.33%) NetApp
8 6 (2.33%) Sophos
9 5 (1.94%) Lotus
10 4 (1.55%) Siemens
11 3 (1.16%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.16%) IBM
11 3 (1.16%) SAP
12 2 (0.78%) Remedy
12 2 (0.78%) Novell
13 1 (0.39%) Telerik
13 1 (0.39%) Altiris
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