Period
to 24 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 68 79
Rank change year-on-year -46 +11 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 43 61 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.70% 2.89% 2.58%
As % of the Applications category 32.33% 41.78% 40.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 35
Leeds median daily rate £275 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% -8.57% +75.88%
10th Percentile £134 £250 £120
90th Percentile £425 £445 £577
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £320 £321
% change year-on-year +1.56% -0.31% +23.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Leeds median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +2.94% -15.00%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.89 £12.63
90th Percentile £23.63 £33.70 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.60 £15.41
% change year-on-year -8.05% -11.78% -7.83%

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 133 146 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.26% 6.91% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 78 102
Leeds median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £142 £216 £158
90th Percentile £438 £484 £516
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 13
Leeds median hourly rate £15.00 £20.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.71% +43.10% -27.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.97 £12.15
90th Percentile £30.25 £31.13 £21.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.12 £11.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year +22.76% -24.93% -8.37%

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 June 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 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (20.93%) SQL
5 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
5 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
6 7 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.95%) Finance
7 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.95%) PMO
8 5 (11.63%) Power BI
8 5 (11.63%) Office 365
8 5 (11.63%) LAN
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
9 4 (9.30%) VBA
9 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.30%) PowerPivot
9 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Power View
9 4 (9.30%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
10 3 (6.98%) Contract Management
10 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.98%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Skype
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Power BI
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Power View
2 4 (9.30%) PowerPivot
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) QlikView
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Publishing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Power BI Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Category Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Excel Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Support Officer
6 2 (4.65%) VBA Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) PDA
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
3 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Contract Management
6 3 (6.98%) E-Procurement
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Information Governance
7 2 (4.65%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 4 (9.30%) VBA
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) CBAP
2 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) PMO
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
3 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Citrix
2 2 (4.65%) Remedy
3 1 (2.33%) Apple
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.33%) Tableau
3 1 (2.33%) VMware