Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Microsoft Office
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 69 66
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 -24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 58 84 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.56% 3.20% 3.05%
As % of the Applications category 31.52% 43.30% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 55
Leeds median daily rate £320 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00% -20.63%
10th Percentile £159 £110 £113
90th Percentile £675 £500 £455
West Yorkshire median daily rate £295 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -9.23% +18.18% -12.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 12
Leeds median hourly rate £11.25 £13.05 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.78% -4.03% +22.20%
10th Percentile £10.53 £12.13 £9.77
90th Percentile £11.88 £31.43 £19.88
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £13.05 £12.50
% change year-on-year -15.69% +4.42% +16.23%

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 184 194 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.12% 7.40% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 94 194
Leeds median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £194 £150 £181
90th Percentile £530 £468 £470
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year - -4.41% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 23
Leeds median hourly rate £18.00 £14.05 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.14% +3.33% +22.20%
10th Percentile £10.59 £12.09 £9.55
90th Percentile £24.84 £30.98 £19.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year -17.86% +2.98% +26.47%

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 23 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 45 (77.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (34.48%) Windows
3 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (29.31%) Finance
5 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
6 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 13 (22.41%) Project Management
8 12 (20.69%) Cisco
8 12 (20.69%) Resource Management
9 11 (18.97%) Coaching
10 10 (17.24%) Project Governance
10 10 (17.24%) PMO
10 10 (17.24%) Blackberry
11 9 (15.52%) VPN
11 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Project
11 9 (15.52%) ITIL
11 9 (15.52%) Banking
12 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (13.79%) Citrix
12 8 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 8 (13.79%) Android
13 7 (12.07%) Office 365
13 7 (12.07%) BYOD
14 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
14 6 (10.34%) Lotus
14 6 (10.34%) IBM Notes
14 6 (10.34%) SLA
14 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
14 6 (10.34%) Mac OS

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 6 (10.34%) IBM Notes
2 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.90%) MS Project Server
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) Moodle
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
5 4 (6.90%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Lucidchart
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) VPN
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (6.90%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 1 (1.72%) 3G
4 1 (1.72%) 4G
4 1 (1.72%) ADSL
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) GIS
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) MS Access
3 1 (1.72%) Power BI
3 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.72%) QlikView
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.90%) Electronics
5 3 (5.17%) Billing
5 3 (5.17%) Military
6 2 (3.45%) Back Office
6 2 (3.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Law
7 1 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (17.24%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) IT Support
7 3 (5.17%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.07%) BYOD
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.17%) e-Learning
6 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) CMDB
7 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.79%) Android
4 6 (10.34%) Mac OS
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Project Management
2 12 (20.69%) Resource Management
3 11 (18.97%) Coaching
4 10 (17.24%) Project Governance
5 9 (15.52%) ITIL
6 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.62%) Change Management
8 4 (6.90%) CAD
8 4 (6.90%) Document Management
8 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.17%) Analytics
9 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.17%) CRM
9 3 (5.17%) Logistics
9 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
9 3 (5.17%) Migration
9 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) C
2 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) VBA
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.90%) HND
4 3 (5.17%) A+ Certification
4 3 (5.17%) MCDST
4 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) MCSA
5 2 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.72%) CCDP
6 1 (1.72%) CCIE
6 1 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CISM
6 1 (1.72%) CISSP
6 1 (1.72%) ISEB
6 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.72%) MOS
6 1 (1.72%) PMP
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) PMO
2 6 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (77.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Cisco
3 8 (13.79%) Citrix
4 6 (10.34%) Lotus
5 4 (6.90%) VMware
6 3 (5.17%) Xerox
7 2 (3.45%) Apple
7 2 (3.45%) Huawei
7 2 (3.45%) Virgin Media
8 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.72%) Dell
8 1 (1.72%) EMC
8 1 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle
8 1 (1.72%) Reuters
8 1 (1.72%) Symantec