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 3 months to 27 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 67 53
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 57 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.97% 2.63% 3.24%
As % of the Applications category 45.60% 38.57% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 41
Median daily rate £320 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £120 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £600 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £286 £288
% change year-on-year +4.80% -0.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £10.19 £14.79 £22.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.06% -33.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.60 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.52 £17.30 £73.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.72 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.87% +20.43%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 125 140 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 8.70% 6.82% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 83 139
Median daily rate £315 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £182 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Median hourly rate £10.89 £15.32 £22.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.94% -31.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.60 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £17.00 £144.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +22 42 £320 -24.70% 20
Wakefield -2 5 £134 -13.00% 1
Halifax +11 4 £350 +28.79%
Pudsey -1 1 £125 - 2
Brighouse - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.75%) Windows
3 27 (28.13%) Project Management
4 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Excel
5 22 (22.92%) Windows 7
6 18 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 18 (18.75%) PMO
7 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (17.71%) Finance
8 16 (16.67%) ITIL
9 15 (15.63%) SQL
9 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
10 14 (14.58%) Banking
10 14 (14.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 14 (14.58%) Office 365
11 12 (12.50%) Blackberry
11 12 (12.50%) MS Visio
11 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 12 (12.50%) Degree
12 10 (10.42%) Resource Management
12 10 (10.42%) .NET
12 10 (10.42%) SLA
12 10 (10.42%) Migration
12 10 (10.42%) Project Governance
13 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
13 9 (9.38%) Cisco
13 9 (9.38%) VPN
13 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared

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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.33%) MS Project Server
3 7 (7.29%) IIS
3 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.08%) CMS
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.08%) SAS
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.04%) Moodle
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (14.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Eikon
3 1 (1.04%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.08%) IaaS
3 2 (2.08%) PaaS
3 2 (2.08%) SaaS
3 2 (2.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) AdWords
4 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) VPN
2 8 (8.33%) DHCP
3 7 (7.29%) DNS
3 7 (7.29%) Firewall
3 7 (7.29%) Internet
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (6.25%) LAN
4 6 (6.25%) VLAN
4 6 (6.25%) WAN
5 5 (5.21%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (5.21%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.08%) Intranet
6 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.04%) 2G
7 1 (1.04%) 3G
7 1 (1.04%) Extranet
7 1 (1.04%) GPRS
7 1 (1.04%) ISDN
7 1 (1.04%) Softphone
7 1 (1.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) MS Access
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.08%) QlikView
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.04%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Legal
4 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (4.17%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.13%) Billing
6 3 (3.13%) Law
6 3 (3.13%) Military
7 2 (2.08%) Back Office
8 1 (1.04%) Advertising
8 1 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Analyst
2 15 (15.63%) PMO Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (10.42%) Service Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.29%) Trainer
7 6 (6.25%) Architect
7 6 (6.25%) IT Trainer
7 6 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Project Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Coordinator
9 4 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) .NET
2 6 (6.25%) HTML
2 6 (6.25%) XML
3 5 (5.21%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.21%) jQuery
4 4 (4.17%) Web Services
5 2 (2.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.04%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.25%) BYOD
4 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.13%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.08%) CMDB
6 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Handset
7 1 (1.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.04%) IVR
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.75%) Windows
2 22 (22.92%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.25%) Android
4 6 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.17%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) Project Management
2 16 (16.67%) ITIL
3 10 (10.42%) Migration
3 10 (10.42%) Project Governance
3 10 (10.42%) Resource Management
4 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.33%) Change Management
5 8 (8.33%) Coaching
5 8 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.29%) CRM
6 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.25%) Analytics
7 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.21%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.21%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.21%) Information Governance
8 5 (5.21%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.21%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.63%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) C#
2 5 (5.21%) Delphi
2 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.13%) C
3 3 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.13%) MCDST
5 3 (3.13%) MOS
6 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.08%) PMP
7 1 (1.04%) MCP
7 1 (1.04%) MCSE
7 1 (1.04%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.75%) PMO
2 10 (10.42%) SLA
3 2 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.04%) IFRS
4 1 (1.04%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.04%) P3O
4 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.04%) Firmware
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) DameWare
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Cisco
3 8 (8.33%) Citrix
4 4 (4.17%) Lotus
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.13%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.13%) Dell
5 3 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (3.13%) Reuters
5 3 (3.13%) Sage
5 3 (3.13%) Veeam
5 3 (3.13%) Xerox
6 2 (2.08%) Apple
6 2 (2.08%) Huawei
6 2 (2.08%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.08%) Siebel
6 2 (2.08%) VMware
6 2 (2.08%) Wyse
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