Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 101 66
Rank change year-on-year +59 -35 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 117 69 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.36% 1.99% 3.44%
As % of the Applications category 46.06% 32.24% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 38
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.56% -1.54%
10th Percentile £145 £140 £147
90th Percentile £550 £425 £445
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £325 £295
% change year-on-year -7.69% +10.17% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 16
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.15 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.22% +12.50% -13.03%
10th Percentile £11.04 £9.82 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.25 £25.50 £20.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.85 £15.15 £12.00
% change year-on-year +4.62% +26.25% -15.04%

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 254 214 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.47% 6.18% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 126 130
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £153 £160 £195
90th Percentile £525 £438 £469
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year - +3.17% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +34.83% -21.24%
10th Percentile £11.12 £9.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.25 £30.25 £20.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.20 £11.75
% change year-on-year -1.23% +37.87% -16.07%

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019. 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 +65 75 £300 +25.00% 50
Bradford +5 17 £419 +36.73% 10
Wakefield 0 4 £108 -66.92% 5
Pontefract -1 4 - -
Wetherby - 2 £383 -
Halifax -2 1 £342 +0.59%
Brighouse - 1 - - 2
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 73 (62.39%) Microsoft
2 44 (37.61%) Windows
3 35 (29.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (27.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 28 (23.93%) Project Management
7 25 (21.37%) ITIL
8 22 (18.80%) SharePoint
9 21 (17.95%) Active Directory
9 21 (17.95%) Finance
10 19 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (14.53%) SAP
12 16 (13.68%) Office 365
13 15 (12.82%) Windows 7
13 15 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (12.82%) Windows 10
14 14 (11.97%) CSS
15 13 (11.11%) XML
15 13 (11.11%) CMS
15 13 (11.11%) Scrum
16 12 (10.26%) HTML
16 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (9.40%) Content Development
17 11 (9.40%) Camtasia
17 11 (9.40%) XMetaL
17 11 (9.40%) Service Management
17 11 (9.40%) Degree
17 11 (9.40%) Video Editing
17 11 (9.40%) JIRA
17 11 (9.40%) Content Management

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 22 (18.80%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.11%) CMS
3 10 (8.55%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.84%) Confluence
5 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.56%) SAS
6 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (29.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (27.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (9.40%) Camtasia
3 11 (9.40%) XMetaL
4 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.71%) SPSS
6 2 (1.71%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (6.84%) SAP R/3
1 8 (6.84%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.42%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.85%) Primavera
3 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.68%) Office 365
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.71%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.71%) PaaS
4 2 (1.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) Internet
2 5 (4.27%) LAN
2 5 (4.27%) Skype
2 5 (4.27%) WAN
3 3 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.71%) DNS
4 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.71%) VoIP
4 2 (1.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.85%) ADSL
5 1 (0.85%) DHCP
5 1 (0.85%) Firewall
5 1 (0.85%) Intranet
5 1 (0.85%) ISDN
5 1 (0.85%) MPLS
5 1 (0.85%) OpenScape
5 1 (0.85%) PSTN
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) Qlik Sense
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) JIRA
2 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) French Language
5 3 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (29.91%) Analyst
2 13 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 12 (10.26%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (9.40%) Communications Specialist
4 11 (9.40%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 9 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.98%) IT Support
7 7 (5.98%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) ERP Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Scrum Master
8 6 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.27%) Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Digital Performance Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (4.27%) Master Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) CSS
2 13 (11.11%) XML
3 12 (10.26%) HTML
4 3 (2.56%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (1.71%) Web Services
5 2 (1.71%) XSLT
6 1 (0.85%) Spring
6 1 (0.85%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.40%) Video Editing
3 10 (8.55%) e-Learning
4 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.13%) NHS
6 3 (2.56%) CCTV
6 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.56%) iPhone
7 2 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.85%) Life Science
8 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.61%) Windows
2 15 (12.82%) Windows 10
2 15 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.85%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) Unix
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.93%) Project Management
3 25 (21.37%) ITIL
4 19 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.11%) Scrum
7 11 (9.40%) Content Development
7 11 (9.40%) Content Management
7 11 (9.40%) Service Management
8 9 (7.69%) Change Management
8 9 (7.69%) Migration
9 8 (6.84%) Analytics
9 8 (6.84%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.84%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.84%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.84%) ERP
9 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.84%) Line Management
9 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.98%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.98%) SQL
2 2 (1.71%) C#
2 2 (1.71%) Java
2 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) CIPD
2 5 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.42%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.42%) PMP
4 2 (1.71%) ISEB
4 2 (1.71%) MCP
4 2 (1.71%) MCSE
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.85%) CCA
5 1 (0.85%) CCAA
5 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.85%) HNC
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.85%) MCITP
5 1 (0.85%) MCSA
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) PMO
3 3 (2.56%) QA
4 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.71%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 21 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (62.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.53%) SAP
3 7 (5.98%) Adobe
4 6 (5.13%) IFS
4 6 (5.13%) Infor
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle
4 6 (5.13%) VMware
5 5 (4.27%) Google
5 5 (4.27%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.27%) Tableau
6 4 (3.42%) Citrix
6 4 (3.42%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.71%) Remedy
7 2 (1.71%) Veeam
8 1 (0.85%) Altiris
8 1 (0.85%) Avaya
8 1 (0.85%) Mitel
8 1 (0.85%) Sophos
8 1 (0.85%) Symantec
8 1 (0.85%) Wyse