Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 58 76
Rank change year-on-year -43 +18 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 70 99 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.03% 3.48% 2.71%
As % of the Applications category 33.02% 41.77% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 51
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +51.87%
10th Percentile £140 £147 £121
90th Percentile £425 £445 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £295 £350
% change year-on-year +10.17% -15.71% +28.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 20
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.40 £12.00 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.03% -19.36%
10th Percentile £10.05 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £25.38 £20.50 £21.28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.00 £14.13
% change year-on-year +27.50% -15.04% +13.59%

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 212 237 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.13% 8.33% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 130 179
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -1.54%
10th Percentile £160 £195 £157
90th Percentile £438 £469 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 28
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.35% -15.52%
10th Percentile £9.75 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £30.25 £20.50 £19.23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.10 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +34.17% -14.29% +13.71%

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 17 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 July 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 -42 43 £240 -25.00% 41
Bradford -10 7 £306 +6.52% 3
Pontefract +2 4 - -
Bingley - 3 £375 -
Wakefield -5 2 £325 +142.99% 3
Halifax +1 1 £340 -2.86%
Pudsey -1 1 - -
Huddersfield -4 1 - - 1
Otley - 1 £350 -
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.29%) Windows
3 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.57%) Finance
6 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (17.14%) PMO
8 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
9 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (12.86%) Windows 10
10 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (11.43%) Legal
12 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (10.00%) Project Management
12 7 (10.00%) SQL
12 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
13 6 (8.57%) Windows 8
13 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
14 5 (7.14%) ITIL
14 5 (7.14%) MCP
14 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
14 5 (7.14%) Windows 2000
14 5 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 5 (7.14%) Windows Vista
14 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (5.71%) Time Management
15 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Server

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 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP R/3
1 3 (4.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.43%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.43%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
1 4 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (2.86%) SAN
2 2 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) IPsec
3 1 (1.43%) MPLS
3 1 (1.43%) NAS
3 1 (1.43%) Skype
3 1 (1.43%) VoIP
3 1 (1.43%) VPN
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) MS Access
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) Power BI
3 2 (2.86%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.86%) QlikView
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.43%) GIS
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.43%) OLAP
4 1 (1.43%) QGIS
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Legal
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Service Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Developer
4 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support
5 4 (5.71%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.29%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Commercial Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (4.29%) IT Technician
6 3 (4.29%) Process Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Report Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) e-Learning
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) PDA
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.86%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.57%) Windows 8
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.71%) Unix
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.00%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) ITIL
5 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.71%) Analytics
6 4 (5.71%) Change Management
6 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Time Management
6 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.29%) Change Control
7 3 (4.29%) E-Procurement
7 3 (4.29%) ETL
7 3 (4.29%) ITSM
7 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) C#
2 3 (4.29%) VBA
3 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) Python
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) MCP
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) HNC
2 4 (5.71%) MCSA
2 4 (5.71%) MCSE
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) CIPD
5 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.43%) CBAP
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) PMO
2 4 (5.71%) GxP
2 4 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) SAP
2 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.86%) Apple
3 2 (2.86%) Citrix
3 2 (2.86%) Fujitsu
3 2 (2.86%) HP
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Remedy
3 2 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco
4 1 (1.43%) ESRI
4 1 (1.43%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.43%) NetApp
4 1 (1.43%) QNAP
4 1 (1.43%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (1.43%) Synology
4 1 (1.43%) Tableau
4 1 (1.43%) Veeam