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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 6.45% - -
As % of the Applications category 66.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £288
% change year-on-year -0.86% +0.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.89 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.03
% change year-on-year - +15.14%  

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 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 9.68% 11.43% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.89 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.82% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +0.56% +7.74%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

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 25 April 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Trainer
1 2 (40.00%) Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft