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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 42 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 91 118 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.79% 3.82% 5.73%
As % of the Applications category 40.44% 36.09% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 72
Median daily rate £320 £250 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £255
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +19.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 41
Median hourly rate £14.63 £12.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.38% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.20 £15.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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
225 327 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.36% 10.59% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 150 187
Median daily rate £360 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 56 52
Median hourly rate £15.18 £12.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.46% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.00 £9.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £17.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +21 64 £320 +1.58% 20
South Yorkshire -19 20 £175 -33.33% 5
North Yorkshire -3 8 - - 5
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 100 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 78 (43.33%) Windows
3 76 (42.22%) MS Excel
4 69 (38.33%) Active Directory
5 47 (26.11%) Finance
6 43 (23.89%) Windows 7
7 37 (20.56%) ITIL
8 34 (18.89%) Project Management
9 27 (15.00%) Migration
9 27 (15.00%) VMware
10 25 (13.89%) Legal
10 25 (13.89%) SCCM
11 23 (12.78%) Windows Server
11 23 (12.78%) SharePoint
11 23 (12.78%) MS Project
12 22 (12.22%) Windows XP
12 22 (12.22%) ITSM
12 22 (12.22%) Problem Management
13 21 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
13 21 (11.67%) Cisco
13 21 (11.67%) Blackberry
14 20 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (10.56%) iPhone
16 18 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (10.00%) iPad
16 18 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (8.89%) SLA
18 15 (8.33%) MS Visio
18 15 (8.33%) SQL
19 14 (7.78%) MS Exchange

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 23 (12.78%) SharePoint
2 18 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (7.78%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.78%) IIS
6 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Moodle
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 76 (42.22%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.78%) MS Project
3 21 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.22%) Office 365
2 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.22%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (7.22%) NetScaler
2 11 (6.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (6.11%) DNS
3 10 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (5.56%) NX-OS
4 9 (5.00%) FCoE
5 8 (4.44%) DHCP
6 6 (3.33%) Internet
6 6 (3.33%) Network Security
6 6 (3.33%) WAN
7 5 (2.78%) Firewall
7 5 (2.78%) LAN
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (1.11%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (1.11%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (1.11%) FWSM
9 2 (1.11%) SAN
9 2 (1.11%) Skype
9 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.33%) MS Access
3 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) JIRA
2 3 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.67%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 47 (26.11%) Finance
2 25 (13.89%) Legal
3 11 (6.11%) Banking
4 6 (3.33%) Law
4 6 (3.33%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.67%) Billing
6 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.11%) Advertising
7 2 (1.11%) Military
7 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) German Language
8 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (33.89%) Analyst
2 31 (17.22%) Service Analyst
2 31 (17.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 19 (10.56%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.22%) IT Support
6 13 (7.22%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (5.56%) Desktop Support
8 10 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
9 9 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.00%) Consultant
9 9 (5.00%) Project Analyst
10 8 (4.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.44%) Designer
10 8 (4.44%) IT Analyst
10 8 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (4.44%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.89%) .NET
2 4 (2.22%) Web Services
3 3 (1.67%) Middleware
3 3 (1.67%) XML
4 2 (1.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.56%) CCXML
5 1 (0.56%) COM
5 1 (0.56%) HTML
5 1 (0.56%) RFC 2833
5 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.56%) VXML
5 1 (0.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.67%) Blackberry
2 20 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.56%) iPhone
4 18 (10.00%) iPad
5 12 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (4.44%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.33%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.67%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.67%) FMCG
9 3 (1.67%) NHS
10 2 (1.11%) Clustering
10 2 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.11%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.11%) PMI
10 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (43.33%) Windows
2 43 (23.89%) Windows 7
3 23 (12.78%) Windows Server
4 22 (12.22%) Windows XP
5 14 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.78%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.67%) Android
8 3 (1.67%) Linux
8 3 (1.67%) Unix
8 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.56%) ITIL
2 34 (18.89%) Project Management
3 27 (15.00%) Migration
4 22 (12.22%) ITSM
4 22 (12.22%) Problem Management
5 14 (7.78%) Service Management
6 13 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.11%) Business Analysis
8 11 (6.11%) Change Management
9 10 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.00%) High Availability
10 9 (5.00%) Software Deployment
11 8 (4.44%) Document Management
12 7 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.89%) Data Analysis
12 7 (3.89%) Project Planning
13 6 (3.33%) CRM
13 6 (3.33%) ERP
13 6 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (2.78%) Java
2 5 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.22%) VBA
4 3 (1.67%) C
4 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.11%) C#
5 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.11%) VB
5 2 (1.11%) VBScript
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (3.89%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.78%) MCDST
4 4 (2.22%) CCNA
4 4 (2.22%) CCNP
4 4 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.22%) MCP
4 4 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.11%) CCA
5 2 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.56%) CCDP
6 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 69 (38.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.33%) vSphere
4 5 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.56%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (13.89%) SCCM
2 8 (4.44%) WSUS
3 5 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.78%) SCOM
4 4 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.22%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Opsview
6 1 (0.56%) Plesk
Vendors
1 100 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.00%) VMware
3 21 (11.67%) Cisco
4 14 (7.78%) Brocade
5 11 (6.11%) CheckPoint
6 9 (5.00%) F5
7 7 (3.89%) Dell
7 7 (3.89%) Oracle
8 6 (3.33%) Citrix
9 5 (2.78%) Symantec
10 4 (2.22%) Planview
11 3 (1.67%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.11%) Apple
12 2 (1.11%) Avaya
12 2 (1.11%) Genesys
12 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.11%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.11%) Veeam
12 2 (1.11%) Verint
12 2 (1.11%) Xerox
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