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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 107 141 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.28% 6.11% 7.61%
As % of the Applications category 35.08% 46.69% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 44
Average daily rate
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£260 £289 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.95% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £420 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 59
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £10.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £10.00 £7.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £14.85 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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
305 302 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.20% 13.09% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 164 136
Average daily rate £300 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 73
Average hourly rate £11.74 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £24.10 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 -19 60 £250 -13.79% 33
South Yorkshire -5 18 £260 -13.33% 8
East Yorkshire +3 12 £205 +17.14% 1
North Yorkshire -6 10 £425 +117.94% 12
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 153 (61.20%) Microsoft
2 101 (40.40%) MS Excel
3 88 (35.20%) Windows
4 56 (22.40%) Active Directory
5 53 (21.20%) Finance
6 37 (14.80%) Windows XP
6 37 (14.80%) Windows 7
7 35 (14.00%) Project Management
8 33 (13.20%) ITIL
9 28 (11.20%) MS Visio
10 27 (10.80%) SharePoint
11 25 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 25 (10.00%) SQL Server
12 24 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (8.80%) Oracle
13 22 (8.80%) MS Exchange
14 21 (8.40%) SQL
15 19 (7.60%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (7.20%) MS Project
16 18 (7.20%) Retail
17 17 (6.80%) NHS
17 17 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (6.40%) Software Deployment
18 16 (6.40%) Citrix
18 16 (6.40%) LAN
18 16 (6.40%) Adobe
18 16 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (6.00%) TCP/IP
19 15 (6.00%) VPN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 27 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.80%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.00%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.60%) IIS
7 4 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.80%) Lync
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 101 (40.40%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.20%) MS Visio
3 19 (7.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (7.20%) MS Project
5 8 (3.20%) Photoshop
5 8 (3.20%) Adobe Captivate
5 8 (3.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (3.20%) InDesign
6 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.80%) Agresso
3 2 (0.80%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.40%) LAN
2 15 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.00%) VPN
3 14 (5.60%) SAN
4 12 (4.80%) DHCP
4 12 (4.80%) DNS
5 10 (4.00%) WAN
6 9 (3.60%) Ethernet
7 7 (2.80%) VoIP
8 6 (2.40%) SMTP
8 6 (2.40%) FTP
8 6 (2.40%) iSCSI
8 6 (2.40%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (2.00%) RTSP
9 5 (2.00%) Firewall
10 4 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.60%) Wireless
11 3 (1.20%) VLAN
11 3 (1.20%) Broadband
11 3 (1.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.60%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.20%) FileMaker
7 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.20%) QlikView
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.40%) MySQL
8 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.40%) Big Data
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.40%) OLTP
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Oracle Forms
1 11 (4.40%) Hudson
2 5 (2.00%) MSI
3 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.40%) Selenium
4 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.40%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (21.20%) Finance
2 18 (7.20%) Retail
3 12 (4.80%) Banking
4 8 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.20%) Legal
4 8 (3.20%) Publishing
5 6 (2.40%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.00%) Law
7 4 (1.60%) Back Office
8 3 (1.20%) Games
8 3 (1.20%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.20%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 62 (24.80%) Analyst
2 24 (9.60%) Support Engineer
3 22 (8.80%) Developer
4 20 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 19 (7.60%) Project Manager
6 18 (7.20%) Desktop Support
7 17 (6.80%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (5.60%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (5.60%) Service Analyst
9 13 (5.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.40%) IT Support
11 10 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
12 9 (3.60%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.60%) Help Desk Support
13 8 (3.20%) Release Manager
13 8 (3.20%) Configuration and Release Manager
13 8 (3.20%) E-Learning Developer
14 7 (2.80%) PMO Analyst
14 7 (2.80%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.60%) HTML
2 13 (5.20%) .NET
2 13 (5.20%) Web Services
3 11 (4.40%) Middleware
3 11 (4.40%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (3.60%) HTML5
5 6 (2.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 6 (2.40%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.00%) jQuery
7 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.80%) WPF
7 2 (0.80%) XML
8 1 (0.40%) WCF
8 1 (0.40%) COM
8 1 (0.40%) CSS
8 1 (0.40%) LINQ
8 1 (0.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.80%) NHS
3 10 (4.00%) E-Learning
4 9 (3.60%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.40%) PDA
6 5 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.00%) Learning Management System
7 4 (1.60%) iPad
7 4 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.20%) Physics
8 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.80%) FMCG
10 1 (0.40%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) Wiki
10 1 (0.40%) Blog
10 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 88 (35.20%) Windows
2 37 (14.80%) Windows XP
2 37 (14.80%) Windows 7
3 17 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.40%) UNIX
5 11 (4.40%) Windows 8
6 8 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.20%) Android
8 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.00%) Project Management
2 33 (13.20%) ITIL
3 25 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 22 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (6.40%) Software Deployment
6 13 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (4.40%) Configuration Management
7 11 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 10 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (4.00%) Change Management
8 10 (4.00%) ETL
9 9 (3.60%) Service Management
9 9 (3.60%) ITIL V3
9 9 (3.60%) Transition Management
10 8 (3.20%) Waterfall
10 8 (3.20%) Release Management
10 8 (3.20%) Test Scripting
10 8 (3.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.40%) SQL
2 8 (3.20%) C#
2 8 (3.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.60%) VBA
4 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.20%) VB
5 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.40%) XAML
5 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (5.20%) Degree
2 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.00%) MCP
6 4 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.20%) PMP
7 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.20%) ISEB
7 3 (1.20%) CCNP
7 3 (1.20%) CCIP
7 3 (1.20%) VCP4
7 3 (1.20%) APMP
7 3 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.80%) MCDST
8 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.40%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 56 (22.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.20%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.40%) vSphere
4 5 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.20%) vCloud
6 2 (0.80%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) UAG
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) SCCM
2 4 (1.60%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.40%) OVSD
4 1 (0.40%) OpenView
4 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 153 (61.20%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.80%) Oracle
3 16 (6.40%) Adobe
3 16 (6.40%) Citrix
4 11 (4.40%) Perforce
5 10 (4.00%) Cisco
6 9 (3.60%) VMware
7 8 (3.20%) HP
8 7 (2.80%) Mitel
9 6 (2.40%) Remedy
9 6 (2.40%) LANDesk
10 5 (2.00%) SAP
10 5 (2.00%) Lotus
11 4 (1.60%) Sophos
11 4 (1.60%) Siemens
12 3 (1.20%) Telerik
12 3 (1.20%) NetApp
12 3 (1.20%) Juniper
13 2 (0.80%) BMC
13 2 (0.80%) Novell
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