Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 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.

Microsoft Office
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 62 74
Rank change year-on-year -28 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 52 68 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.09% 3.17% 2.88%
As % of the Applications category 34.67% 40.48% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 34
Leeds median daily rate £200 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -5.19% +5.47%
10th Percentile £130 £213 £106
90th Percentile £370 £444 £593
West Yorkshire median daily rate £228 £308 £325
% change year-on-year -26.02% -5.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 12
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £11.25 £15.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -26.46% +12.52%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.54 £12.13
90th Percentile £27.60 £15.99 £31.43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year +37.53% -20.54% +12.02%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 150 168 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.03% 7.82% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 95
Leeds median daily rate £340 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +2.87%
10th Percentile £140 £213 £131
90th Percentile £475 £498 £528
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 18
Leeds median hourly rate £16.31 £17.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.09% +14.29% +9.42%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.58 £12.09
90th Percentile £29.63 £19.70 £30.98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +36.00% -22.41% +11.54%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Leeds

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Leeds

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Leeds

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Leeds

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) Windows
3 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (17.31%) Legal
8 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
8 9 (17.31%) Time Management
8 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
9 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 8 (15.38%) Virtual Team
9 8 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
9 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (15.38%) GxP
9 8 (15.38%) MS Access
9 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (13.46%) Finance
10 7 (13.46%) PMO
11 6 (11.54%) ServiceNow
11 6 (11.54%) Project Management
11 6 (11.54%) VMware
11 6 (11.54%) Degree
11 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
12 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
12 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
12 5 (9.62%) SLA

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.85%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (3.85%) LAN
1 2 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) MS Access
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) OLAP
3 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.92%) QGIS
3 1 (1.92%) QlikView
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (17.31%) Legal
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Military
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Category Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Commercial Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Database Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Virtual Team
3 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) iPhone
5 2 (3.85%) PDA
6 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (17.31%) Time Management
4 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
5 8 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
5 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) Project Management
7 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.69%) Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) Change Control
8 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) ITIL
8 4 (7.69%) ITSM
8 4 (7.69%) Service Management
9 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Contract Management
9 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 3 (5.77%) MCP
3 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.92%) MCDST
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) GxP
2 7 (13.46%) PMO
3 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) ServiceNow
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix
3 3 (5.77%) Fujitsu
3 3 (5.77%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Apple
4 2 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
5 1 (1.92%) ESRI
5 1 (1.92%) Xerox