Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 52 58
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6 -22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 81 115 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.49% 3.84% 3.32%
As % of the Applications category 32.66% 45.28% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 55 61
West Yorkshire median daily rate £295 £338 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.59% +18.42% -1.04%
10th Percentile £119 £175 £114
90th Percentile £435 £515 £425
Yorkshire median daily rate £293 £338 £275
% change year-on-year -13.33% +22.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 32
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.62% +6.12% +6.41%
10th Percentile £10.38 £10.51 £8.54
90th Percentile £14.65 £20.83 £18.53
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.60 £12.25
% change year-on-year -0.70% +10.98% +16.67%

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 248 254 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.63% 8.49% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 137 212
West Yorkshire median daily rate £341 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.57% +9.38% +1.59%
10th Percentile £144 £175 £145
90th Percentile £475 £493 £469
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £341 £320
% change year-on-year -0.29% +6.56% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 52
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -5.78% +19.72%
10th Percentile £10.43 £9.81 £8.88
90th Percentile £17.15 £25.13 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.67 £13.70
% change year-on-year +2.40% -0.22% +19.15%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -29 48 £350 +16.67% 30
Wakefield -2 9 £139 +6.73% 6
Bradford -5 7 £350 -6.67% 8
Pontefract - 5 £210 - 1
Halifax 0 3 £294 -23.07%
Pudsey +2 2 £290 -
Bingley - 2 £375 -
Brighouse +6 1 - - 2
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 57 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 37 (45.68%) Windows
3 34 (41.98%) Active Directory
4 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Excel
5 20 (24.69%) ITIL
5 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
6 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 16 (19.75%) Finance
8 14 (17.28%) Office 365
8 14 (17.28%) Windows 10
9 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
10 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (12.35%) Change Management
11 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
12 9 (11.11%) SQL
13 8 (9.88%) Project Management
13 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.88%) VMware
14 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
14 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (8.64%) Power BI
14 7 (8.64%) Degree
14 7 (8.64%) SCCM
15 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
15 6 (7.41%) Citrix
15 6 (7.41%) Windows XP

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 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Office 365
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.23%) Lucidchart
4 1 (1.23%) PaaS
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) LAN
2 4 (4.94%) WAN
3 3 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (3.70%) Skype
4 2 (2.47%) DHCP
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) 3G
5 1 (1.23%) 4G
5 1 (1.23%) ADSL
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) Intranet
5 1 (1.23%) Network Security
5 1 (1.23%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) VoIP
5 1 (1.23%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) Power BI
2 5 (6.17%) PowerPivot
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Power View
4 3 (3.70%) QlikView
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.23%) GIS
6 1 (1.23%) MS Access
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) JIRA
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Retail
3 4 (4.94%) Local Government
4 3 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Service Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.41%) Coordinator
5 6 (7.41%) Developer
5 6 (7.41%) IT Support
5 6 (7.41%) Support Technician
6 5 (6.17%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.17%) IT Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Power BI Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) NHS
3 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.23%) CMDB
4 1 (1.23%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Windows
2 20 (24.69%) Windows 7
3 14 (17.28%) Windows 10
4 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
5 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (7.41%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.23%) Linux
11 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) ITIL
2 10 (12.35%) Change Management
3 8 (9.88%) Project Management
3 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.17%) Information Governance
6 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
7 4 (4.94%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (4.94%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (4.94%) Change Control
7 4 (4.94%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.94%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.94%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) VBA
3 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) CBAP
3 2 (2.47%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.47%) MCSA
3 2 (2.47%) MCSE
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CCDP
4 1 (1.23%) CCIE
4 1 (1.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) CISM
4 1 (1.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.23%) HND
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) PMO
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (41.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) WSUS
3 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 57 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) VMware
3 6 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (4.94%) HP
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle
6 2 (2.47%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec
7 1 (1.23%) Wyse