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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 70 54
Rank change year-on-year +27 -16  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 45 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.08% 2.56% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 46.91% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 39
Median daily rate £320 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.70% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £116 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £600 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £290
% change year-on-year +4.34% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.30 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.84% -23.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.61 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -17.53% +20.43%  

Microsoft 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 Leeds with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 90 81 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.16% 5.47% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 65 172
Median daily rate £320 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £161 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £577 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.17% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 47 (74.60%) Microsoft
2 30 (47.62%) Windows
3 24 (38.10%) Project Management
4 17 (26.98%) PMO
5 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
6 15 (23.81%) Finance
7 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
8 13 (20.63%) Banking
9 12 (19.05%) SQL
9 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
10 11 (17.46%) Blackberry
10 11 (17.46%) Resource Management
10 11 (17.46%) Degree
10 11 (17.46%) Project Governance
11 10 (15.87%) Office 365
11 10 (15.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 10 (15.87%) Cisco
12 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.29%) ITIL
13 8 (12.70%) IIS
13 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
13 8 (12.70%) VPN
13 8 (12.70%) Citrix
13 8 (12.70%) Migration
13 8 (12.70%) Change Management
13 8 (12.70%) MS Project Server
13 8 (12.70%) Coaching
14 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (11.11%) BYOD

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 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
2 8 (12.70%) MS Project Server
3 5 (7.94%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.17%) Moodle
5 2 (3.17%) SAS
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (15.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Eikon
2 1 (1.59%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) AdWords
3 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) VPN
2 7 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (9.52%) DHCP
3 6 (9.52%) DNS
3 6 (9.52%) Firewall
4 5 (7.94%) Internet
4 5 (7.94%) LAN
4 5 (7.94%) VLAN
4 5 (7.94%) WAN
4 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.59%) 2G
6 1 (1.59%) 3G
6 1 (1.59%) 4G
6 1 (1.59%) Extranet
6 1 (1.59%) GPRS
6 1 (1.59%) HSPA
6 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) MS Access
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Legal
4 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.76%) Billing
5 3 (4.76%) Military
5 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Back Office
6 2 (3.17%) Law
7 1 (1.59%) Advertising
7 1 (1.59%) Marketing
7 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Analyst
2 15 (23.81%) PMO Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.94%) Project Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Project Leader
7 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 3 (4.76%) Deskside Support
8 3 (4.76%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
2 5 (7.94%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) jQuery
2 5 (7.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) BYOD
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
6 1 (1.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (47.62%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.11%) Android
4 5 (7.94%) Mac OS
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Project Management
2 11 (17.46%) Project Governance
2 11 (17.46%) Resource Management
3 9 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (12.70%) Change Management
4 8 (12.70%) Coaching
4 8 (12.70%) Migration
5 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.94%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.94%) Information Governance
6 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.94%) Project Planning
6 5 (7.94%) Web Development
7 4 (6.35%) Analytics
7 4 (6.35%) Document Management
7 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) C#
2 5 (7.94%) Delphi
2 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) C
3 3 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 3 (4.76%) MCDST
3 3 (4.76%) MOS
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.17%) PMP
5 1 (1.59%) MCP
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) PMO
2 6 (9.52%) SLA
3 2 (3.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.59%) IFRS
4 1 (1.59%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.59%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Cisco
3 8 (12.70%) Citrix
4 5 (7.94%) Lotus
5 4 (6.35%) Bloomberg
5 4 (6.35%) Reuters
6 3 (4.76%) Apple
6 3 (4.76%) Xerox
7 2 (3.17%) Huawei
7 2 (3.17%) Veeam
7 2 (3.17%) Virgin Media
8 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.59%) Google
8 1 (1.59%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.59%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.59%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (1.59%) Remedy
8 1 (1.59%) Sage
8 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.59%) VMware
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