Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 62 56
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 96 120 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.15% 3.33% 3.28%
As % of the Applications category 35.42% 42.25% 34.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 73
West Yorkshire median daily rate £295 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.23% +18.18% -12.70%
10th Percentile £131 £121 £113
90th Percentile £600 £525 £457
Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £325 £260
% change year-on-year -11.54% +25.00% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 33
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £13.05 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.69% +4.42% +16.23%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.93 £8.96
90th Percentile £14.30 £30.98 £23.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.38 £14.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year -20.18% +14.00% +8.70%

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 271 284 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.90% 7.89% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 158 257
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.41% +4.62%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £163
90th Percentile £496 £488 £454
Yorkshire median daily rate £320 £339 £325
% change year-on-year -5.54% +4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 51
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.86% +2.98% +26.47%
10th Percentile £9.47 £10.70 £8.96
90th Percentile £21.13 £25.35 £20.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.81 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -4.76% +6.66% +14.48%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -9 58 £320 +16.36% 8
Wakefield -1 10 £149 +21.43%
Bradford +9 8 £350 +4.48% 3
Pontefract - 5 £210 -
Halifax +16 4 £297 -17.73% 1
Pudsey -1 1 £125 -
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £200 -
Bingley - 1 - - 1
Brighouse - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 46 (47.92%) Windows
3 31 (32.29%) Active Directory
4 30 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 23 (23.96%) Finance
6 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Excel
7 19 (19.79%) ITIL
8 16 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 16 (16.67%) Project Management
9 14 (14.58%) Office 365
10 12 (12.50%) Resource Management
10 12 (12.50%) Blackberry
10 12 (12.50%) Cisco
11 11 (11.46%) Banking
11 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Project
11 11 (11.46%) Coaching
11 11 (11.46%) Windows 10
11 11 (11.46%) PMO
12 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
12 10 (10.42%) Project Governance
12 10 (10.42%) Degree
12 10 (10.42%) Citrix
13 9 (9.38%) SLA
13 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (9.38%) VPN
13 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
13 9 (9.38%) Change Management
13 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
13 9 (9.38%) SCCM
13 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

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 16 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (4.17%) MS Project Server
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.08%) IIS
6 2 (2.08%) Moodle
Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Eikon
1 1 (1.04%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) Lucidchart
3 1 (1.04%) PaaS
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) VPN
2 8 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (4.17%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 3 (3.13%) DHCP
5 3 (3.13%) DNS
5 3 (3.13%) Internet
5 3 (3.13%) Intranet
5 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.08%) LAN
7 1 (1.04%) 3G
7 1 (1.04%) 4G
7 1 (1.04%) ADSL
7 1 (1.04%) Firewall
7 1 (1.04%) SAN
7 1 (1.04%) WAN
7 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) GIS
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.04%) MS Access
3 1 (1.04%) Power BI
3 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.04%) QlikView
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
1 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Electronics
5 3 (3.13%) Billing
5 3 (3.13%) Local Government
5 3 (3.13%) Military
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) IT Trainer
6 7 (7.29%) Support Technician
6 7 (7.29%) Trainer
7 6 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.25%) IT Support
7 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Trainer
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (5.21%) IT Technician
8 5 (5.21%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.29%) BYOD
4 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.13%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) CMDB
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (47.92%) Windows
2 30 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.46%) Windows 10
4 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.33%) Android
6 8 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.25%) Mac OS
9 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.04%) Linux
11 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Project Management
3 12 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 11 (11.46%) Coaching
5 10 (10.42%) Project Governance
6 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.38%) Change Management
6 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.29%) Migration
7 7 (7.29%) Process Improvement
7 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.21%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.17%) CAD
9 4 (4.17%) Document Management
9 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.17%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.13%) CRM
10 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.13%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) C
2 2 (2.08%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) VBA
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.17%) HND
5 3 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.13%) MCDST
5 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.08%) MCSA
6 2 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.04%) CCDP
7 1 (1.04%) CCIE
7 1 (1.04%) CCNP
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CISM
7 1 (1.04%) CISSP
7 1 (1.04%) ISEB
7 1 (1.04%) MOS
7 1 (1.04%) PMP
7 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) PMO
2 9 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (32.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.04%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) DameWare
2 2 (2.08%) WSUS
3 1 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) Cisco
3 10 (10.42%) Citrix
4 6 (6.25%) HP
4 6 (6.25%) Lotus
4 6 (6.25%) VMware
5 4 (4.17%) Dell
6 3 (3.13%) Wyse
6 3 (3.13%) Xerox
7 2 (2.08%) Apple
7 2 (2.08%) Huawei
7 2 (2.08%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.08%) Virgin Media
8 1 (1.04%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.04%) EMC
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle
8 1 (1.04%) Reuters
8 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.04%) Symantec