Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 63 58
Rank change year-on-year -33 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 44 73 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.86% 3.26% 3.22%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 44.51% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 45
Leeds median daily rate £350 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £116 £175 £113
90th Percentile £675 £465 £440
West Yorkshire median daily rate £296 £331 £273
% change year-on-year -10.64% +21.56% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 17
Leeds median hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% -10.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £10.65 £12.13 £9.89
90th Percentile £14.45 £23.75 £20.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year -9.62% +6.12% +6.52%

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 154 164 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.52% 7.32% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 81 136
Leeds median daily rate £350 £338 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +4.49% +7.67%
10th Percentile £166 £175 £130
90th Percentile £488 £480 £473
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 24
Leeds median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +29.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.31 £10.37
90th Percentile £21.88 £26.25 £21.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year -3.85% -4.38% +17.96%

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 February 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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL
4 10 (22.73%) Finance
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
5 9 (20.45%) Office 365
6 7 (15.91%) Power BI
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
7 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.36%) VMware
8 5 (11.36%) SCCM
8 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) SLA
8 5 (11.36%) VBA
8 5 (11.36%) PowerPivot
8 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
9 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 4 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
9 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (9.09%) PMO
9 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2

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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Office 365
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) Lucidchart
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) Skype
2 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) 3G
3 1 (2.27%) 4G
3 1 (2.27%) ADSL
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Power BI
2 5 (11.36%) PowerPivot
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
4 3 (6.82%) QlikView
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) MS Access
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Service Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
4 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) Project Officer
4 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.55%) Excel Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) IT Support
5 2 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) NHS
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Cyberattack
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.36%) Change Management
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
4 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Break/Fix
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Change Control
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Data Management
5 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
5 3 (6.82%) Ticket Management
5 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) VBA
3 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) CBAP
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (4.55%) MCSA
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) CCDP
2 1 (2.27%) CCIE
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CISM
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 4 (9.09%) PMO
3 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec