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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 67 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 78 136 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.75% 4.82% 4.08%
As % of the Applications category 31.08% 39.65% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 78 49
Median daily rate £363 £280 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £113 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 28
Median hourly rate £17.00 £10.50 £11.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £24.44 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.21
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.99%
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
251 343 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.86% 12.16% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 210 150
Median daily rate £365 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.22 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

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 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -15 56 £313 +7.75% 17
South Yorkshire -32 13 £414 +50.45% 10
North Yorkshire +3 9 £450 +53.84% 2
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 98 (58.68%) Microsoft
2 92 (55.09%) MS Excel
3 73 (43.71%) Windows
4 55 (32.93%) Finance
5 50 (29.94%) Active Directory
6 40 (23.95%) ITIL
6 40 (23.95%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (21.56%) Windows 7
8 34 (20.36%) Project Management
9 29 (17.37%) MS Visio
10 26 (15.57%) MS Project
10 26 (15.57%) MS PowerPoint
11 24 (14.37%) Windows XP
12 22 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (12.57%) Office 365
14 20 (11.98%) SQL
14 20 (11.98%) Blackberry
15 16 (9.58%) Windows Server
16 15 (8.98%) Problem Management
16 15 (8.98%) SharePoint
16 15 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (8.38%) MS Exchange
17 14 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (7.78%) Legal
18 13 (7.78%) Change Management
18 13 (7.78%) Management Information System
18 13 (7.78%) SQL Server
18 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
19 12 (7.19%) PRINCE2
19 12 (7.19%) Data Mining

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 15 (8.98%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.38%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (4.79%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.99%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.40%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.20%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.60%) eRoom
9 1 (0.60%) IIS
9 1 (0.60%) Moodle
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 92 (55.09%) MS Excel
2 29 (17.37%) MS Visio
3 26 (15.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (15.57%) MS Project
4 8 (4.79%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.60%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.80%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.57%) Office 365
2 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.39%) FTP
2 8 (4.79%) Internet
3 7 (4.19%) DNS
4 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.99%) VPN
5 4 (2.40%) DAB
5 4 (2.40%) DHCP
5 4 (2.40%) Firewall
5 4 (2.40%) Intranet
5 4 (2.40%) LAN
5 4 (2.40%) Wireless
6 3 (1.80%) Extranet
6 3 (1.80%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.20%) Broadband
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.20%) ISDN
7 2 (1.20%) PSTN
7 2 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (7.78%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.19%) Data Mining
4 10 (5.99%) MS Access
5 9 (5.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.60%) OLAP
8 1 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.60%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) FrontPage
2 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.20%) Hudson
2 2 (1.20%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (32.93%) Finance
2 13 (7.78%) Legal
3 12 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.79%) Banking
5 5 (2.99%) Law
6 4 (2.40%) Games
6 4 (2.40%) Publishing
7 2 (1.20%) Retail
7 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) Local Government
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (33.53%) Analyst
2 17 (10.18%) Service Analyst
3 16 (9.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (8.38%) Consultant
4 14 (8.38%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.78%) 1st Line Support
6 12 (7.19%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (5.99%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 10 (5.99%) Developer
8 9 (5.39%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.39%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.79%) Coordinator
10 7 (4.19%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.19%) IT Support
11 6 (3.59%) Desktop Analyst
11 6 (3.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (3.59%) IT Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Junior
11 6 (3.59%) Six Sigma Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.59%) Middleware
2 2 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (0.60%) .NET
3 1 (0.60%) Ajax
3 1 (0.60%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) Sass
3 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.60%) XHTML
3 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.95%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.98%) Blackberry
3 13 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.19%) NHS
5 8 (4.79%) iPad
5 8 (4.79%) iPhone
6 6 (3.59%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.59%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.99%) e-Learning
7 5 (2.99%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.99%) Statistics
7 5 (2.99%) Video Editing
8 4 (2.40%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (2.40%) Social Media
9 3 (1.80%) APACS
9 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.80%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.80%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.80%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.20%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.71%) Windows
2 36 (21.56%) Windows 7
3 24 (14.37%) Windows XP
4 16 (9.58%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.59%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.99%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.99%) Unix
7 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.99%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.80%) Android
8 3 (1.80%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.95%) ITIL
2 34 (20.36%) Project Management
3 22 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (8.98%) Problem Management
5 14 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.78%) Change Management
7 12 (7.19%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.19%) Service Management
7 12 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (6.59%) ITSM
9 10 (5.99%) Business Analysis
9 10 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.39%) Analytics
11 8 (4.79%) Data Validation
11 8 (4.79%) ETL
11 8 (4.79%) Validation
11 8 (4.79%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.19%) ERP
12 7 (4.19%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.19%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.98%) SQL
2 4 (2.40%) VBA
3 1 (0.60%) C
3 1 (0.60%) Java
3 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.79%) MCP
2 8 (4.79%) MCSE
3 6 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (2.99%) CCNA
5 4 (2.40%) CCA
5 4 (2.40%) MCDST
5 4 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.80%) MCITP
6 3 (1.80%) MCSA
7 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.20%) Degree
7 2 (1.20%) ISEB
7 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) CCNP
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) QA
1 8 (4.79%) SLA
2 4 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) PMBOK
System Software
1 50 (29.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) SCCM
2 3 (1.80%) DameWare
3 2 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.20%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.60%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.60%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 98 (58.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.99%) Citrix
3 7 (4.19%) Apple
3 7 (4.19%) Cisco
3 7 (4.19%) HP
4 6 (3.59%) Adobe
4 6 (3.59%) Minitab
4 6 (3.59%) Oracle
4 6 (3.59%) VMware
5 5 (2.99%) IBM
6 4 (2.40%) Lotus
6 4 (2.40%) Twitter
7 3 (1.80%) Brocade
7 3 (1.80%) Dell
7 3 (1.80%) Peregrine
7 3 (1.80%) Remedy
8 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.20%) Polycom
8 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds
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