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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
England / Yorkshire
Rank 53 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 75 107 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.45% 3.83% 5.08%
As % of the Applications category 32.33% 33.54% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 69
Median daily rate £349 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.25% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 22
Median hourly rate £12.71 £12.38 £11.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +3.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £9.00 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £19.40 £16.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.71 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +3.70%

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
232 319 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.66% 11.41% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 150 182
Median daily rate £350 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £125 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 32
Median hourly rate £13.55 £13.30 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +7.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £9.00 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +10.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +13 55 £360 +80.00% 16
South Yorkshire -17 16 £175 -36.36% 5
North Yorkshire -1 8 £341 +111.62% 3
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 96 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 74 (41.11%) MS Excel
3 73 (40.56%) Windows
4 63 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 44 (24.44%) Finance
6 39 (21.67%) Project Management
7 38 (21.11%) Windows 7
8 35 (19.44%) ITIL
9 33 (18.33%) SharePoint
10 28 (15.56%) VMware
10 28 (15.56%) Migration
11 25 (13.89%) Legal
12 24 (13.33%) MS Project
13 23 (12.78%) SCCM
14 21 (11.67%) Problem Management
15 20 (11.11%) Blackberry
15 20 (11.11%) Windows Server
16 19 (10.56%) Windows XP
16 19 (10.56%) MS Visio
16 19 (10.56%) Cisco
17 18 (10.00%) ITSM
17 18 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
17 18 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (9.44%) iPhone
18 17 (9.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (8.89%) iPad
20 15 (8.33%) Brocade
20 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (8.33%) Management Information System

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 33 (18.33%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.22%) IIS
6 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.56%) Moodle
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 74 (41.11%) MS Excel
2 24 (13.33%) MS Project
3 19 (10.56%) MS Visio
4 18 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.78%) Office 365
2 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (1.67%) IaaS
3 3 (1.67%) PaaS
3 3 (1.67%) SaaS
4 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.78%) Cisco ASA
1 14 (7.78%) NetScaler
2 12 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (6.11%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (6.11%) NX-OS
4 10 (5.56%) DNS
4 10 (5.56%) FCoE
5 7 (3.89%) DHCP
6 6 (3.33%) Network Security
7 5 (2.78%) Firewall
7 5 (2.78%) WAN
8 4 (2.22%) LAN
9 3 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (1.67%) Internet
10 2 (1.11%) FWSM
10 2 (1.11%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.11%) NAS
10 2 (1.11%) SAN
10 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (3.33%) MS Access
3 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.67%) Big Data
4 3 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.67%) QlikView
5 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
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 44 (24.44%) Finance
2 25 (13.89%) Legal
3 9 (5.00%) Banking
4 7 (3.89%) Law
5 6 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.78%) Retail
7 3 (1.67%) Billing
7 3 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.11%) Advertising
8 2 (1.11%) Military
8 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (33.33%) Analyst
2 26 (14.44%) Service Analyst
2 26 (14.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (11.67%) Support Analyst
4 17 (9.44%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (9.44%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.67%) IT Support
5 12 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.56%) Architect
6 10 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.56%) Consultant
6 10 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 9 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
7 9 (5.00%) Project Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) Designer
8 8 (4.44%) IT Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.56%) .NET
2 5 (2.78%) Web Services
3 3 (1.67%) XML
4 2 (1.11%) Middleware
5 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.56%) 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 20 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 17 (9.44%) iPhone
3 16 (8.89%) iPad
4 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 13 (7.22%) Data Centre
6 12 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.33%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.78%) Statistics
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%) Hybrid Cloud
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%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 73 (40.56%) Windows
2 38 (21.11%) Windows 7
3 20 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 19 (10.56%) 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%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.56%) Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.56%) Unix
10 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.67%) Project Management
2 35 (19.44%) ITIL
3 28 (15.56%) Migration
4 21 (11.67%) Problem Management
5 18 (10.00%) ITSM
6 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.22%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.11%) CRM
8 11 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (5.56%) BPMN
9 10 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 10 (5.56%) High Availability
9 10 (5.56%) Service Management
10 9 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.00%) Change Management
10 9 (5.00%) Document Management
10 9 (5.00%) Software Deployment
11 8 (4.44%) ETL
11 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.44%) Supplier Management
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%) VB
5 2 (1.11%) VBScript
6 1 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.56%) Degree
3 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.22%) CCNA
5 4 (2.22%) CCNP
5 4 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.67%) MCDST
7 2 (1.11%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.11%) CCA
7 2 (1.11%) MCP
7 2 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.56%) CCDP
8 1 (0.56%) CCIE
8 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.56%) ISEB
8 1 (0.56%) MCSE
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 63 (35.00%) 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%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (12.78%) SCCM
2 8 (4.44%) WSUS
3 5 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.22%) NetVault Backup
5 3 (1.67%) SCOM
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 96 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.56%) VMware
3 19 (10.56%) Cisco
4 15 (8.33%) Brocade
5 12 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.56%) F5
7 8 (4.44%) Oracle
8 7 (3.89%) Dell
9 5 (2.78%) 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%) Bluefish Communications
12 2 (1.11%) Genesys
12 2 (1.11%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.11%) Veeam
12 2 (1.11%) Verint
12 2 (1.11%) Xerox
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