Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 86 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 -24 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 57 51 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.38% 2.27% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 34.34% 29.48% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 35
Leeds median daily rate £228 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% -1.56% +60.00%
10th Percentile £105 £116 £160
90th Percentile £376 £675 £505
West Yorkshire median daily rate £245 £290 £325
% change year-on-year -15.52% -10.77% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 16
Leeds median hourly rate £13.50 £11.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.46% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.54 £12.13
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.06 £31.13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.13 £12.50
% change year-on-year +37.53% -11.00% +2.04%

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 166 173 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.92% 7.70% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 118 98
Leeds median daily rate £325 £338 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +1.12% -4.64%
10th Percentile £130 £178 £171
90th Percentile £475 £532 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +10.77% -3.70% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 9 20
Leeds median hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +25.93% -0.70%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.60 £12.11
90th Percentile £24.50 £23.85 £30.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +33.04% -14.81% -0.70%

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 18 December 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 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) Windows
3 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
3 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (21.05%) Legal
5 12 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
6 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
6 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (15.79%) Finance
7 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 9 (15.79%) SLA
8 8 (14.04%) GxP
8 8 (14.04%) MS Access
8 8 (14.04%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (14.04%) Virtual Team
8 8 (14.04%) PMO
8 8 (14.04%) Analytical Thinking
8 8 (14.04%) Time Management
9 7 (12.28%) ServiceNow
9 7 (12.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
10 6 (10.53%) VMware
10 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.53%) Degree
10 6 (10.53%) Office 365
11 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS

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 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.04%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.51%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.75%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (3.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MS Access
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) GIS
4 1 (1.75%) OLAP
4 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.75%) QGIS
4 1 (1.75%) QlikView
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (21.05%) Legal
2 9 (15.79%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Military
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.28%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) IT Support
4 6 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 3 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Field Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.75%) PostGIS
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Virtual Team
3 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.26%) e-Learning
6 2 (3.51%) iPhone
7 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.75%) NHS
7 1 (1.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
3 9 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (14.04%) Analytical Thinking
4 8 (14.04%) Time Management
5 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.77%) ITIL
6 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Process Improvement
7 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Change Control
8 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) ITSM
8 3 (5.26%) Logistics
8 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) C
3 2 (3.51%) C#
4 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.75%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 3 (5.26%) MCDST
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) ISEB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.51%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) SLA
2 8 (14.04%) GxP
2 8 (14.04%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) P3O
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) ServiceNow
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Apple
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) Dell
4 3 (5.26%) Fujitsu
4 3 (5.26%) HP
4 3 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) Xerox
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) ESRI
6 1 (1.75%) Nintex
6 1 (1.75%) Verint