Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 25 May 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 64 73
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 76 87 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.22% 3.14% 2.85%
As % of the Applications category 32.20% 40.65% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 50
West Yorkshire median daily rate £303 £338 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.37% +6.13% +27.20%
10th Percentile £125 £188 £122
90th Percentile £425 £500 £508
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £325 £334
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.55% +27.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -12.90% -7.30%
10th Percentile £9.12 £9.76 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.20 £20.50 £22.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.05 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +12.40% -19.35% +47.62%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 236 214 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.90% 7.72% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 116 203
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% -1.54%
10th Percentile £160 £215 £156
90th Percentile £438 £490 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.05 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.40% -19.35% +16.98%
10th Percentile £9.46 £9.81 £8.65
90th Percentile £23.88 £26.25 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -19.35% +34.96%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -26 46 £275 -15.38% 35
Bradford -4 8 £306 +6.52% 8
Pudsey 0 3 £290 - 1
Wakefield -2 3 £125 -13.79% 5
Bingley - 3 £375 -
Pontefract - 3 - -
Huddersfield -5 1 - - 1
Halifax -8 1 £340 -2.86% 1
Otley - 1 £350 -
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 47 (61.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (39.47%) Windows
3 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 16 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (18.42%) Finance
7 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
7 13 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (15.79%) ITIL
9 11 (14.47%) PMO
10 10 (13.16%) SQL
10 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
10 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
11 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.53%) Project Management
12 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
12 8 (10.53%) Office 365
13 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (7.89%) Service Management
14 6 (7.89%) Change Management
14 6 (7.89%) SLA
14 6 (7.89%) Citrix
14 6 (7.89%) Change Control
14 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
14 6 (7.89%) Power BI
15 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
15 5 (6.58%) ITIL V3
15 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
15 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP R/3
1 3 (3.95%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.32%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.32%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) LAN
1 3 (3.95%) Skype
1 3 (3.95%) WAN
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) NAS
3 1 (1.32%) Network Security
3 1 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.32%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) VoIP
3 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Power BI
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
2 4 (5.26%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.63%) QlikView
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Legal
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Local Government
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Analyst
2 9 (11.84%) Developer
2 9 (11.84%) Service Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (9.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) IT Support
5 5 (6.58%) Coordinator
5 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Support Technician
6 4 (5.26%) Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (5.26%) IT Technician
6 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (3.95%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Project Officer
7 3 (3.95%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Web Services
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) e-Learning
2 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.32%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Windows 7
3 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
3 10 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.63%) Unix
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (15.79%) ITIL
4 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.53%) Project Management
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.89%) Change Control
7 6 (7.89%) Change Management
7 6 (7.89%) Service Management
8 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.58%) ITIL V3
8 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (5.26%) Information Governance
9 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.26%) Ticket Management
10 3 (3.95%) Analytics
10 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) VBA
3 4 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) CIPD
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) HNC
2 2 (2.63%) MCP
2 2 (2.63%) MCSA
2 2 (2.63%) MCSE
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.32%) CBAP
3 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) PMO
2 6 (7.89%) SLA
3 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 47 (61.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Citrix
3 5 (6.58%) VMware
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (1.32%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.32%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.32%) NetApp
6 1 (1.32%) QNAP
6 1 (1.32%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.32%) Synology
6 1 (1.32%) Tableau
6 1 (1.32%) Veeam