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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 58 55 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Office 97 115 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.38% 3.58% 4.85%
As % of the Applications category 32.99% 30.67% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 48 37
Median daily rate £300 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £125 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £464 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 45
Median hourly rate £14.63 £12.38 £11.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.43 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £17.55 £14.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £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
294 375 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.26% 11.67% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 197 175
Median daily rate £341 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 60 57
Median hourly rate £13.81 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £17.60 £16.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -9 63 £325 +3.58% 12
South Yorkshire +6 18 £344 +40.30% 6
North Yorkshire +1 12 £175 -30.00% 3
East Yorkshire -5 2 - -
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 97 (57.74%) Microsoft
2 81 (48.21%) Windows
3 72 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 64 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 57 (33.93%) Finance
6 51 (30.36%) ITIL
7 49 (29.17%) Windows 7
8 31 (18.45%) Windows XP
8 31 (18.45%) Problem Management
9 29 (17.26%) Project Management
9 29 (17.26%) Legal
10 28 (16.67%) Blackberry
11 27 (16.07%) ITSM
12 26 (15.48%) MS PowerPoint
13 23 (13.69%) iPhone
13 23 (13.69%) iPad
13 23 (13.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 21 (12.50%) SharePoint
14 21 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (11.31%) Office 365
15 19 (11.31%) Service Management
16 17 (10.12%) MS Project
17 16 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (9.52%) Windows Server
17 16 (9.52%) SCCM
18 15 (8.93%) Migration
18 15 (8.93%) SQL
19 14 (8.33%) MS Visio
19 14 (8.33%) Change Management
20 13 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management

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 (13.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 21 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 11 (6.55%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.79%) IIS
8 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.19%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.19%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.60%) eRoom
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 72 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 26 (15.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (10.12%) MS Project
4 14 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.19%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.60%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.31%) Office 365
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) Internet
2 7 (4.17%) DNS
3 6 (3.57%) FTP
4 5 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (2.98%) DHCP
4 5 (2.98%) Intranet
5 4 (2.38%) WAN
5 4 (2.38%) Wireless
6 3 (1.79%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (1.79%) Firewall
6 3 (1.79%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.79%) ISDN
6 3 (1.79%) LAN
6 3 (1.79%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.19%) Broadband
7 2 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.19%) PSTN
7 2 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.17%) MS Access
2 5 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.60%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.79%) JIRA
1 3 (1.79%) MSI
2 2 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.19%) Bitbucket
General
1 57 (33.93%) Finance
2 29 (17.26%) Legal
3 11 (6.55%) Banking
4 5 (2.98%) Games
4 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.38%) Law
5 4 (2.38%) Publishing
5 4 (2.38%) Retail
6 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.79%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) French Language
8 1 (0.60%) German Language
8 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (39.88%) Analyst
2 40 (23.81%) Service Analyst
3 39 (23.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (10.12%) Support Analyst
6 11 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (6.55%) IT Support
7 10 (5.95%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.36%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.36%) Service Desk Support
9 8 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.76%) Consultant
9 8 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
9 8 (4.76%) IT Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 7 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) .NET
2 5 (2.98%) Middleware
3 4 (2.38%) Web Services
4 3 (1.79%) XML
5 2 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) CCXML
6 1 (0.60%) COM
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
6 1 (0.60%) RFC 2833
6 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.60%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 23 (13.69%) iPad
2 23 (13.69%) iPhone
3 21 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.98%) e-Learning
6 5 (2.98%) Video Editing
7 4 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.38%) Social Media
8 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.79%) FMCG
8 3 (1.79%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.19%) Statistics
9 2 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (48.21%) Windows
2 49 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 31 (18.45%) Windows XP
4 16 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.57%) Android
6 6 (3.57%) Unix
6 6 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.38%) Linux
8 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.79%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.36%) ITIL
2 31 (18.45%) Problem Management
3 29 (17.26%) Project Management
4 27 (16.07%) ITSM
5 19 (11.31%) Service Management
6 16 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.93%) Migration
8 14 (8.33%) Change Management
9 13 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.36%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.36%) Data Analysis
10 9 (5.36%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.17%) Document Management
11 7 (4.17%) ERP
11 7 (4.17%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.17%) Waterfall
12 6 (3.57%) Change Control
12 6 (3.57%) Patch Management
13 5 (2.98%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.93%) SQL
2 6 (3.57%) Java
3 3 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.79%) VBA
4 2 (1.19%) C
4 2 (1.19%) C#
4 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.19%) VB
4 2 (1.19%) VBScript
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (4.76%) CCNA
1 8 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.38%) MCP
5 3 (1.79%) CCNP
5 3 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.79%) MCDST
5 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.19%) Degree
7 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.60%) CCA
7 1 (0.60%) CCDP
7 1 (0.60%) CCIE
7 1 (0.60%) ISEB
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.60%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 64 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.79%) vSphere
4 2 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.60%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (9.52%) SCCM
2 4 (2.38%) WSUS
3 3 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.79%) SCOM
4 2 (1.19%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.60%) Opsview
5 1 (0.60%) Plesk
5 1 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.60%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 97 (57.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.74%) Cisco
3 11 (6.55%) VMware
4 7 (4.17%) Apple
4 7 (4.17%) Oracle
5 6 (3.57%) Citrix
6 5 (2.98%) Adobe
6 5 (2.98%) HP
7 4 (2.38%) Brocade
7 4 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.38%) Planview
7 4 (2.38%) Twitter
7 4 (2.38%) Verint
8 2 (1.19%) iManage
8 2 (1.19%) Lotus
8 2 (1.19%) Peregrine
8 2 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.19%) Remedy
8 2 (1.19%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.19%) Veeam
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