The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 126 113 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.02% 5.56% 5.15%
As % of the Applications category 42.42% 40.07% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 31 55
Average daily rate £280 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £264 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 33
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.46 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% +3.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £25.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
297 282 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.83% 13.87% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 124 149
Average daily rate £290 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Office
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 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
West Yorkshire -5 76 £290 -5.30% 9
South Yorkshire +2 21 £300 +87.50% 1
North Yorkshire -4 13 £225 - 3
East Yorkshire +1 8 £138 -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 131 (54.58%) MS Excel
2 123 (51.25%) Microsoft
3 79 (32.92%) Windows
4 48 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 45 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 43 (17.92%) Active Directory
7 39 (16.25%) Finance
7 39 (16.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 34 (14.17%) Project Management
9 33 (13.75%) ITIL
10 31 (12.92%) SQL Server
11 26 (10.83%) SQL
11 26 (10.83%) MS Exchange
12 24 (10.00%) SharePoint
12 24 (10.00%) .NET
12 24 (10.00%) MS Project
13 23 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (9.17%) Change Management
15 21 (8.75%) Service Management
15 21 (8.75%) Migration
16 20 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (7.92%) XML
18 18 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
19 17 (7.08%) HTML
19 17 (7.08%) Banking
20 16 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
21 15 (6.25%) Oracle
21 15 (6.25%) Visual Studio
21 15 (6.25%) Web Services
21 15 (6.25%) .NET Framework

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.58%) IBM Notes
5 10 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.92%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.08%) CMS
8 5 (2.08%) IIS
9 4 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.42%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.42%) Confluence
11 1 (0.42%) Node.js
11 1 (0.42%) Lync
Applications
1 131 (54.58%) MS Excel
2 39 (16.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (10.00%) MS Project
4 13 (5.42%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (4.58%) MS Visio
6 6 (2.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.42%) Intranet
2 12 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.17%) LAN
3 10 (4.17%) WAN
4 9 (3.75%) Internet
5 8 (3.33%) SAN
6 5 (2.08%) NAS
6 5 (2.08%) Firewall
6 5 (2.08%) SMTP
7 4 (1.67%) DHCP
7 4 (1.67%) DNS
8 3 (1.25%) VPN
9 1 (0.42%) Broadband
9 1 (0.42%) VoIP
9 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.42%) Wireless
9 1 (0.42%) 2G
9 1 (0.42%) VLAN
9 1 (0.42%) 4G
9 1 (0.42%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.25%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.42%) DTS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.42%) Subversion
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (16.25%) Finance
2 17 (7.08%) Banking
3 14 (5.83%) Legal
4 9 (3.75%) Retail
5 5 (2.08%) Publishing
6 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.25%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (32.50%) Analyst
2 22 (9.17%) Developer
3 19 (7.92%) Service Analyst
3 19 (7.92%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
4 18 (7.50%) Administrator
5 16 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 15 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 15 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 13 (5.42%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.42%) Project Administrator
8 11 (4.58%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.17%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.75%) Project Coordinator
10 9 (3.75%) Coordinator
10 9 (3.75%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (3.33%) Release Manager
11 8 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
12 7 (2.92%) Rollout Engineer
12 7 (2.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.00%) .NET
2 19 (7.92%) XML
3 17 (7.08%) HTML
4 15 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 15 (6.25%) Web Services
5 11 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (4.58%) WinForms
6 10 (4.17%) CSS
7 5 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.08%) XSLT
8 4 (1.67%) Ajax
9 1 (0.42%) JSON
9 1 (0.42%) Velocity
9 1 (0.42%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.75%) NHS
3 8 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.25%) Statistics
6 3 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.25%) iPhone
6 3 (1.25%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.25%) Handset
6 3 (1.25%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.25%) iPad
7 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.83%) Speech Recognition
7 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.83%) Informatics
7 2 (0.83%) Social Media
8 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.42%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 79 (32.92%) Windows
2 48 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 45 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 20 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.08%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.25%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.42%) UNIX
10 1 (0.42%) Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.17%) Project Management
2 33 (13.75%) ITIL
3 23 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (9.17%) Change Management
5 21 (8.75%) Service Management
5 21 (8.75%) Migration
6 13 (5.42%) PRINCE2
6 13 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (5.00%) Change Control
8 11 (4.58%) Release Management
8 11 (4.58%) Software Engineering
8 11 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.17%) Time Management
10 9 (3.75%) Data Modelling
11 8 (3.33%) SOA
11 8 (3.33%) EAI
11 8 (3.33%) Scrum
11 8 (3.33%) Workflow
12 7 (2.92%) Incident Management
12 7 (2.92%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.83%) SQL
2 13 (5.42%) VBA
3 11 (4.58%) VB.NET
4 10 (4.17%) C#
5 6 (2.50%) Java
6 5 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.08%) Perl
6 5 (2.08%) C++
6 5 (2.08%) VB
6 5 (2.08%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.67%) VB6
7 4 (1.67%) C
8 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.42%) Ruby
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (4.58%) Degree
2 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.33%) ISEB
4 6 (2.50%) MCP
5 5 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.25%) MCSE
7 3 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.42%) MOS
9 1 (0.42%) MCDST
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.00%) SLA
2 8 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 43 (17.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.67%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.25%) Unicenter
3 3 (1.25%) SCCM
4 2 (0.83%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.83%) WSUS
4 2 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Puppet
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 123 (51.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.25%) Oracle
3 11 (4.58%) Lotus
4 10 (4.17%) HP
5 8 (3.33%) Siebel
5 8 (3.33%) Cisco
6 7 (2.92%) Citrix
7 5 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.08%) SAP
8 4 (1.67%) Adobe
8 4 (1.67%) Remedy
9 3 (1.25%) CA
9 3 (1.25%) Dell
9 3 (1.25%) VMware
10 2 (0.83%) Intel
10 2 (0.83%) Cognos
11 1 (0.42%) NetApp
11 1 (0.42%) Sophos
11 1 (0.42%) Toshiba
11 1 (0.42%) BT
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £market rates - neg on exp
Posted: 16 days ago