Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 22 July 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
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 8.75% 9.21% 2.08%
As % of the Applications category 53.85% 58.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Wakefield median daily rate £134 £154 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.01% +36.67% -
10th Percentile £109 £127 £106
90th Percentile £161 £186 £119
West Yorkshire median daily rate £320 £325 £203
% change year-on-year -1.54% +60.10% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.89 £14.79 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.80% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £13.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.03% -21.16% +66.67%

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 Wakefield with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 13 12 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 16.25% 15.79% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Wakefield median daily rate £250 £185 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.14% +1.37% -
10th Percentile £127 £133 £112
90th Percentile £306 £259 £260
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.89 £15.32 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.38 £13.80 £16.72
% change year-on-year -17.56% -17.48% +50.29%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wakefield.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Wakefield

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Wakefield

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Huawei
4 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Huawei
2 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media