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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 85 103 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.64% 4.87% 4.50%
As % of the Applications category 30.25% 39.92% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 34
Average daily rate
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£265 £325 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +23.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 31
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.44 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +3.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £20.70 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
281 258 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.05% 12.21% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 125 152
Average daily rate £325 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £169 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 49
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.75 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £39.50 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -11 51 £283 -19.28% 33
North Yorkshire +9 16 £281 - 5
South Yorkshire -6 14 £105 -35.38% 10
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 106 (50.24%) Microsoft
2 94 (44.55%) MS Excel
3 85 (40.28%) Windows
4 52 (24.64%) Active Directory
5 49 (23.22%) Windows XP
6 39 (18.48%) Windows 7
7 36 (17.06%) Project Management
8 31 (14.69%) ITIL
9 28 (13.27%) MS Exchange
9 28 (13.27%) Finance
10 27 (12.80%) SharePoint
11 25 (11.85%) Service Management
12 23 (10.90%) SQL Server
13 21 (9.95%) .NET
14 18 (8.53%) Web Services
15 17 (8.06%) MS Project
15 17 (8.06%) Change Management
15 17 (8.06%) Banking
15 17 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
15 17 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (7.58%) Migration
17 15 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (7.11%) Oracle
18 14 (6.64%) SQL
18 14 (6.64%) Release Management
19 13 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2007
19 13 (6.16%) HTML
19 13 (6.16%) XML
19 13 (6.16%) HP
20 12 (5.69%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.80%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (5.21%) IBM Notes
4 11 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (3.79%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (2.84%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (2.37%) IIS
8 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 3 (1.42%) SAS
11 2 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.95%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.47%) Quickr
12 1 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 94 (44.55%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 17 (8.06%) MS Project
3 11 (5.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.32%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.42%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.21%) LAN
1 11 (5.21%) TCP/IP
1 11 (5.21%) Internet
2 10 (4.74%) WAN
3 7 (3.32%) SAN
4 6 (2.84%) Intranet
4 6 (2.84%) Firewall
4 6 (2.84%) NAS
5 5 (2.37%) SMTP
6 3 (1.42%) VPN
7 2 (0.95%) DNS
7 2 (0.95%) DHCP
8 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.47%) VoIP
8 1 (0.47%) Wireless
8 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.47%) VLAN
8 1 (0.47%) DSL
8 1 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.95%) IDOL
5 2 (0.95%) QlikView
5 2 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.95%) MS Access
5 2 (0.95%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.21%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.84%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.84%) Hudson
3 2 (0.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (13.27%) Finance
2 17 (8.06%) Banking
3 6 (2.84%) Retail
4 5 (2.37%) Legal
5 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.42%) Publishing
7 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (27.96%) Analyst
2 22 (10.43%) 1st Line Support
3 19 (9.00%) Service Analyst
4 18 (8.53%) Developer
5 16 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (7.11%) Support Engineer
6 15 (7.11%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.64%) Administrator
8 13 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (6.16%) IT Support
9 11 (5.21%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.74%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.74%) Rollout Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.84%) Project Administrator
12 6 (2.84%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (2.84%) Configuration Manager
12 6 (2.84%) PC Engineer
13 5 (2.37%) Software Manager
13 5 (2.37%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.95%) .NET
2 18 (8.53%) Web Services
3 13 (6.16%) XML
3 13 (6.16%) HTML
4 11 (5.21%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.32%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.84%) Middleware
6 6 (2.84%) WinForms
6 6 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (2.37%) Ajax
7 5 (2.37%) CSS
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.95%) jQuery
10 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (0.47%) WCF
10 1 (0.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.21%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.74%) NHS
3 8 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.42%) Handset
5 3 (1.42%) Statistics
5 3 (1.42%) iPhone
5 3 (1.42%) iPad
6 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.95%) IVR
6 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.47%) PKI
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.47%) Wiki
7 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 85 (40.28%) Windows
2 49 (23.22%) Windows XP
3 39 (18.48%) Windows 7
4 17 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.32%) Windows NT
7 6 (2.84%) UNIX
8 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.06%) Project Management
2 31 (14.69%) ITIL
3 25 (11.85%) Service Management
4 17 (8.06%) Change Management
5 16 (7.58%) Migration
6 15 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (6.64%) Release Management
8 12 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.69%) PRINCE2
9 11 (5.21%) Problem Management
10 10 (4.74%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.27%) Supplier Management
12 8 (3.79%) Configuration Management
12 8 (3.79%) Scrum
13 7 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (2.84%) Software Engineering
14 6 (2.84%) BPEL
14 6 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (2.37%) ERP
15 5 (2.37%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.64%) SQL
2 7 (3.32%) C#
2 7 (3.32%) VB.NET
2 7 (3.32%) VBA
3 6 (2.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.37%) VB
5 4 (1.90%) VB6
5 4 (1.90%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.37%) Degree
3 5 (2.37%) MCP
4 4 (1.90%) MCSE
4 4 (1.90%) ISEB
4 4 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.47%) MCITP
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.74%) SLA
2 9 (4.27%) QA
3 6 (2.84%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.95%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.90%) Terminal Services
2 4 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) XenApp
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
3 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (1.42%) Unicenter
2 3 (1.42%) SCCM
3 2 (0.95%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.95%) WSUS
3 2 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 106 (50.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.11%) Oracle
3 13 (6.16%) HP
4 11 (5.21%) Lotus
5 9 (4.27%) Citrix
6 8 (3.79%) Cisco
7 7 (3.32%) Remedy
7 7 (3.32%) VMware
8 6 (2.84%) Perforce
8 6 (2.84%) SAP
9 5 (2.37%) Adobe
9 5 (2.37%) Dell
10 4 (1.90%) Cognos
10 4 (1.90%) Siebel
11 3 (1.42%) CA
12 2 (0.95%) Informatica
12 2 (0.95%) Intel
12 2 (0.95%) Trillium
12 2 (0.95%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.95%) Toshiba
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £11.5 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14.72 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Drake Fleming
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £8 - £9 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago