The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 30 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.

Microsoft Office
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 23 34
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 18 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 9.84% 7.05% 2.85%
As % of the Applications category 47.37% 38.10% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £334 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.47% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £276
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.19 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.02% +9.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.43 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £18.64 £13.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £13.14
% change year-on-year -8.19% +16.05%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 38 42 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 20.77% 18.50% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 13
Median daily rate £330 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.01% -5.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.84 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.26% +38.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in North Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in North Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in North Yorkshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +12 7 £325 -27.77% 3
Harrogate 0 2 £356 -11.49%
Middlesbrough - 2 - -
Scarborough - 2 - - 1
Skipton - 2 - -
Selby - 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 18 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) DHCP
6 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
7 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (18.18%) WSUS
8 4 (18.18%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) Network Security
8 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
8 4 (18.18%) Disk Encryption
8 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (18.18%) NetVault Backup
8 4 (18.18%) Dell
8 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
8 4 (18.18%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) Law

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DHCP
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MS Access
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Field Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Field Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Rollout Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Solaris
7 1 (4.55%) Unix
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Disk Encryption
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Statistics
3 2 (9.09%) BPMN
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 4 (18.18%) NetVault Backup
1 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) Netcool
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) Unicenter
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Dell
3 4 (18.18%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Meridio
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas