The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Rank 69 53 60
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.87% 2.94% 2.66%
As % of the Applications category 22.62% 34.75% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 12
Median daily rate £343 £338 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.48% +82.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £249 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £465 £262
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £291 £275
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +16.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £12.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £21.50 £20.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +19.23%  

MS 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 84 118 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.27% 8.46% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 68 69
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £494 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.10 £18.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Leeds

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Office in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Leeds

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Leeds

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Leeds

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Office in Leeds

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Office.

1 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 24 (41.38%) Windows
3 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
4 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 17 (29.31%) Finance
5 17 (29.31%) Windows 7
6 16 (27.59%) Legal
7 11 (18.97%) VMware
7 11 (18.97%) ITIL
8 10 (17.24%) Cisco
9 9 (15.52%) Brocade
9 9 (15.52%) Migration
10 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
10 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
10 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
10 8 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (13.79%) Problem Management
10 8 (13.79%) FCoE
10 8 (13.79%) F5
10 8 (13.79%) Office 365
10 8 (13.79%) NetScaler
10 8 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (13.79%) NX-OS
10 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
10 8 (13.79%) PMO
11 7 (12.07%) iPad
11 7 (12.07%) iPhone
11 7 (12.07%) Degree

MS Office
Top Related 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 8 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) Moodle
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (13.79%) FCoE
1 8 (13.79%) NetScaler
1 8 (13.79%) NX-OS
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) 2G
4 1 (1.72%) 3G
4 1 (1.72%) 4G
4 1 (1.72%) Extranet
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) GPRS
4 1 (1.72%) HSPA
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.45%) QlikView
4 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 16 (27.59%) Legal
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Billing
4 2 (3.45%) Law
4 2 (3.45%) Military
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Service Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) IT Support
5 4 (6.90%) Designer
5 4 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (6.90%) Network Designer
5 4 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Legal Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (12.07%) iPad
2 7 (12.07%) iPhone
2 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 17 (29.31%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Migration
3 8 (13.79%) Problem Management
4 7 (12.07%) ITSM
4 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.34%) High Availability
5 6 (10.34%) Project Management
5 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.62%) BPMN
6 5 (8.62%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.90%) Document Management
7 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.90%) Time Management
8 3 (5.17%) Analytics
8 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) Service Management
9 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) VBA
3 2 (3.45%) C
3 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.17%) MOS
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.45%) CCA
3 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.45%) MCDST
3 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) PMO
2 5 (8.62%) SLA
3 2 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) VMware
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco
4 9 (15.52%) Brocade
5 8 (13.79%) F5
6 7 (12.07%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.45%) Apple
7 2 (3.45%) Dell
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle
7 2 (3.45%) Veeam
7 2 (3.45%) Xerox
8 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.72%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.72%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.72%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (1.72%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Rate: £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago