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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 76 51 51
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 70 114 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.53% 3.87% 3.42%
As % of the Applications category 32.11% 37.62% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 69 34
Median daily rate £342 £288 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% +39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £116 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £289 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.38% +15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 31
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +12.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £9.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £27.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+21.36% -2.89%
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
218 303 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.87% 10.27% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 200 148
Median daily rate £346 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 41
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £26.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 25 June 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
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 25 June 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 -16 49 £290 -3.33% 38
South Yorkshire -14 14 £414 +43.91% 8
North Yorkshire -5 7 £450 +53.84% 8
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 88 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 81 (52.60%) MS Excel
3 65 (42.21%) Windows
4 57 (37.01%) Finance
5 49 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 45 (29.22%) ITIL
7 39 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (21.43%) Project Management
9 30 (19.48%) Windows 7
10 28 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 27 (17.53%) MS Visio
12 26 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
13 24 (15.58%) MS Project
14 22 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (13.64%) Blackberry
15 21 (13.64%) Problem Management
16 19 (12.34%) SQL
17 18 (11.69%) Legal
17 18 (11.69%) Office 365
18 17 (11.04%) ITSM
19 16 (10.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
20 15 (9.74%) Data Warehouse
20 15 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (9.74%) Windows Server
21 13 (8.44%) Service Management
21 13 (8.44%) Change Management
21 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
21 13 (8.44%) iPad
21 13 (8.44%) iPhone

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 16 (10.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.84%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.25%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.60%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.30%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.65%) eRoom
9 1 (0.65%) IIS
9 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 81 (52.60%) MS Excel
2 27 (17.53%) MS Visio
3 26 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (15.58%) MS Project
5 6 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.65%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.65%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.69%) Office 365
2 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.84%) FTP
2 7 (4.55%) DNS
3 6 (3.90%) Internet
4 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.60%) DHCP
5 4 (2.60%) Intranet
5 4 (2.60%) VPN
6 3 (1.95%) Extranet
6 3 (1.95%) Firewall
6 3 (1.95%) LAN
6 3 (1.95%) Wireless
7 2 (1.30%) Broadband
7 2 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.30%) ISDN
7 2 (1.30%) PSTN
7 2 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.30%) Telepresence
7 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.65%) OpenScape
8 1 (0.65%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.74%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.49%) Data Mining
2 10 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.84%) MS Access
4 8 (5.19%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.30%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.30%) FrontPage
1 2 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 57 (37.01%) Finance
2 18 (11.69%) Legal
3 10 (6.49%) Banking
4 8 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.25%) Law
6 4 (2.60%) Games
6 4 (2.60%) Publishing
7 2 (1.30%) Retail
7 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (36.36%) Analyst
2 21 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 20 (12.99%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (9.09%) Consultant
5 10 (6.49%) Coordinator
5 10 (6.49%) Developer
6 9 (5.84%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Lean Consultant
9 6 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.90%) Six Sigma Consultant
9 6 (3.90%) Trainer
9 6 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.90%) Middleware
2 1 (0.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.65%) Ajax
2 1 (0.65%) CSS
2 1 (0.65%) HTML
2 1 (0.65%) Sass
2 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.65%) XHTML
2 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 13 (8.44%) iPad
3 13 (8.44%) iPhone
4 12 (7.79%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.49%) NHS
6 6 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (3.25%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.25%) e-Learning
7 5 (3.25%) Video Editing
8 4 (2.60%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (2.60%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.60%) Social Media
8 4 (2.60%) Statistics
9 3 (1.95%) APACS
9 3 (1.95%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.95%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.95%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.21%) Windows
2 30 (19.48%) Windows 7
3 28 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 15 (9.74%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.90%) Unix
5 6 (3.90%) Windows 8
5 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.95%) Android
8 3 (1.95%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.22%) ITIL
2 33 (21.43%) Project Management
3 22 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 17 (11.04%) ITSM
6 15 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.44%) Change Management
7 13 (8.44%) Service Management
8 12 (7.79%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.49%) Business Analysis
9 10 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.84%) Analytics
11 8 (5.19%) Data Validation
11 8 (5.19%) Validation
11 8 (5.19%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.55%) ETL
12 7 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
12 7 (4.55%) Six Sigma
12 7 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (3.90%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.34%) SQL
2 4 (2.60%) VBA
3 1 (0.65%) C
3 1 (0.65%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.19%) MCP
2 8 (5.19%) MCSE
3 6 (3.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (3.25%) CCNA
4 5 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.60%) CCA
5 4 (2.60%) MCDST
5 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.95%) MCITP
6 3 (1.95%) MCSA
7 2 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.30%) Degree
7 2 (1.30%) ISEB
7 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) QA
2 7 (4.55%) SLA
3 4 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 49 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.65%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) SCCM
2 3 (1.95%) DameWare
3 2 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.30%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.65%) SCOM
4 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.65%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 88 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.49%) Citrix
3 7 (4.55%) Apple
3 7 (4.55%) Cisco
4 6 (3.90%) Minitab
4 6 (3.90%) Oracle
5 5 (3.25%) Adobe
5 5 (3.25%) HP
5 5 (3.25%) IBM
6 4 (2.60%) Lotus
6 4 (2.60%) Twitter
6 4 (2.60%) VMware
7 3 (1.95%) Brocade
7 3 (1.95%) Dell
8 2 (1.30%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.30%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.30%) Peregrine
8 2 (1.30%) Polycom
8 2 (1.30%) Remedy
8 2 (1.30%) Verint
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