Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 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
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 9.78% 5.21% 13.64%
As % of the Applications category 69.23% 35.71% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Wakefield median daily rate £139 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.73% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £281 £338 £260
% change year-on-year -16.67% +29.81% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.30 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.14% +3.70% +28.57%
10th Percentile £10.63 £13.50 £12.65
90th Percentile £13.81 £14.50 £13.95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.75 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.00% - +13.64%

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 Wakefield with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Wakefield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 13 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 14.13% 14.58% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Wakefield median daily rate £134 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.56% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £338 £326
% change year-on-year - +3.69% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Wakefield median hourly rate £14.10 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +10.71% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.01 £13.85 £12.80
90th Percentile £16.83 £15.75 £15.77
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £13.60
% change year-on-year +5.66% -2.54% +23.59%

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 20 January 2018, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
8 1 (11.11%) Project Management
8 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 1 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 1 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) Local Government
8 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) SCCM
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared

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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft