The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 16 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 6.60% 4.05% 6.01%
As % of the Applications category 53.85% 24.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £288 £125 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +130.00% -54.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £125 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £8.50 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.05% -42.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.10
% change year-on-year -12.90% +18.34%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 13 25 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 12.26% 16.89% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 17
Median daily rate £375 £204 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.04% -32.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% +21.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Bradford

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Office in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Bradford

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Bradford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Bradford

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Bradford

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bradford region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) NHS
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) CMDB
4 2 (18.18%) Data Entry
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) MS Project
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Process Management
5 1 (9.09%) IVR
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) CMS
5 1 (9.09%) Handset
5 1 (9.09%) Softphone
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) ISDN
1 1 (9.09%) Softphone
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Process Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
3 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Entry
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) BPMN
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Verint