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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 136 103 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.83% 4.09% 5.46%
As % of the Applications category 38.97% 37.59% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 29
Average daily rate
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£280 £225 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -29.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £104 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 33
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.81 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.44 £25.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.21 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.99% +1.50%
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
349 274 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.39% 10.88% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 150 109
Average daily rate £300 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 45
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.25 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.22 £25.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 69 £290 +3.11% 26
South Yorkshire +14 47 £275 +129.16% 7
North Yorkshire +2 12 £293 +160.00% 4
East Yorkshire +4 6 £210 +110.00% 4
MS Office
England

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 173 (71.19%) Microsoft
2 115 (47.33%) MS Excel
3 83 (34.16%) Windows
4 44 (18.11%) SQL
4 44 (18.11%) Active Directory
5 42 (17.28%) Windows 7
6 40 (16.46%) ITIL
7 38 (15.64%) Finance
8 37 (15.23%) Windows XP
9 34 (13.99%) MS Visio
10 29 (11.93%) Project Management
10 29 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (11.11%) LAN
11 27 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 25 (10.29%) SharePoint
13 24 (9.88%) MS Exchange
13 24 (9.88%) NHS
14 23 (9.47%) WAN
14 23 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (9.05%) SQL Server
16 21 (8.64%) TCP/IP
16 21 (8.64%) Data Analysis
17 20 (8.23%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (7.41%) Oracle
19 18 (7.41%) PRINCE2
20 17 (7.00%) Adobe
21 16 (6.58%) Retail
21 16 (6.58%) Citrix

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.88%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.35%) IIS
4 11 (4.53%) SAS
5 5 (2.06%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.41%) Moodle
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 115 (47.33%) MS Excel
2 34 (13.99%) MS Visio
3 27 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (6.58%) MS Project
5 9 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (3.70%) InDesign
5 9 (3.70%) Photoshop
6 8 (3.29%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.41%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.65%) Agresso
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.65%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Line 500
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.11%) LAN
2 23 (9.47%) WAN
3 21 (8.64%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.76%) VPN
5 10 (4.12%) SAN
6 9 (3.70%) MPLS
7 8 (3.29%) OSPF
7 8 (3.29%) BGP
8 6 (2.47%) Internet
8 6 (2.47%) Wireless
9 5 (2.06%) Firewall
9 5 (2.06%) SSL
10 4 (1.65%) DNS
10 4 (1.65%) DHCP
10 4 (1.65%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.65%) VLAN
11 3 (1.23%) VoIP
11 3 (1.23%) IPv4
11 3 (1.23%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.29%) OLAP
5 8 (3.29%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.06%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.23%) MS Access
10 2 (0.82%) DataStage
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.41%) QlikView
11 1 (0.41%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Hudson
1 5 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.41%) Selenium
3 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.41%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (15.64%) Finance
2 16 (6.58%) Retail
3 14 (5.76%) Legal
4 12 (4.94%) Banking
5 10 (4.12%) Law
6 6 (2.47%) Publishing
7 5 (2.06%) Back Office
7 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.23%) Interactive Media
8 3 (1.23%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.23%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.23%) Games
9 2 (0.82%) Billing
9 2 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.82%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (34.98%) Analyst
2 30 (12.35%) Developer
3 28 (11.52%) Service Analyst
3 28 (11.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (7.00%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.35%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (4.94%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.12%) Administrator
8 10 (4.12%) SQL Developer
9 9 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) Information Analyst
9 9 (3.70%) E-Learning Developer
9 9 (3.70%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.29%) Network Engineer
10 8 (3.29%) IT Support
10 8 (3.29%) MI Analyst
11 6 (2.47%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.94%) HTML
2 10 (4.12%) .NET
3 9 (3.70%) HTML5
3 9 (3.70%) XML
4 8 (3.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 6 (2.47%) Web Services
7 5 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (2.06%) Middleware
7 5 (2.06%) COM
8 3 (1.23%) jQuery
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.88%) NHS
2 23 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.53%) E-Learning
3 11 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.12%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.47%) Learning Management System
6 4 (1.65%) iPad
6 4 (1.65%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.23%) Physics
7 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.23%) iPhone
7 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.82%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.41%) Informatics
9 1 (0.41%) iSeries
9 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.41%) IVR
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (34.16%) Windows
2 42 (17.28%) Windows 7
3 37 (15.23%) Windows XP
4 29 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (8.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.88%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.88%) UNIX
8 4 (1.65%) Android
9 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.82%) Linux
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.46%) ITIL
2 29 (11.93%) Project Management
3 21 (8.64%) Data Analysis
4 18 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 13 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (5.35%) Change Management
6 12 (4.94%) Service Management
7 10 (4.12%) Migration
7 10 (4.12%) Analytics
8 9 (3.70%) Business Analysis
8 9 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (3.29%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (3.29%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (2.88%) ITSM
11 6 (2.47%) ERP
11 6 (2.47%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.11%) SQL
2 8 (3.29%) PL/SQL
3 7 (2.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.06%) VBA
5 4 (1.65%) C#
6 3 (1.23%) C
6 3 (1.23%) VB
7 2 (0.82%) Java
8 1 (0.41%) X++
8 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.35%) Degree
3 10 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.29%) CCNP
4 8 (3.29%) CCIP
5 6 (2.47%) CCNA
5 6 (2.47%) PMP
5 6 (2.47%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.65%) ISEB
7 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.23%) MCDST
8 3 (1.23%) APMP
8 3 (1.23%) CCIE
8 3 (1.23%) MCP
9 2 (0.82%) MCSE
9 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.82%) MCITP
10 1 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) SLA
2 4 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 44 (18.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.88%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.23%) vCloud
4 2 (0.82%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) ARCserve
1 4 (1.65%) SCCM
2 3 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.82%) WSUS
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 173 (71.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.41%) Oracle
3 17 (7.00%) Adobe
4 16 (6.58%) Citrix
5 13 (5.35%) VMware
5 13 (5.35%) Cisco
6 8 (3.29%) SAP
7 7 (2.88%) Mitel
8 6 (2.47%) Lotus
8 6 (2.47%) LANDesk
9 5 (2.06%) Perforce
9 5 (2.06%) Remedy
9 5 (2.06%) HP
10 4 (1.65%) Juniper
11 3 (1.23%) Telerik
11 3 (1.23%) Amdocs
11 3 (1.23%) NetApp
11 3 (1.23%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.82%) Nokia
12 2 (0.82%) Symantec
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