Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 61 66
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 103 106 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.00% 3.51% 3.37%
As % of the Applications category 39.46% 38.55% 41.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 50 57
West Yorkshire median daily rate £228 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.88% -9.23% +25.00%
10th Percentile £111 £131 £112
90th Percentile £388 £540 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £228 £275 £325
% change year-on-year -17.27% -15.38% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.09% -19.09% +8.80%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.25 £10.95
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.30 £30.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year +33.04% -21.37% +17.00%

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 261 275 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.61% 9.12% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 165 167
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -6.67%
10th Percentile £142 £163 £153
90th Percentile £475 £473 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £308 £338
% change year-on-year +5.69% -8.89% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.25 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -20.35% +6.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £24.88 £21.13 £24.68
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +22.40% -13.79% +6.66%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -12 61 £208 -35.16% 22
Pontefract +2 15 - -
Wakefield 0 11 £226 +51.60% 6
Bradford -16 9 £375 +7.14% 5
Huddersfield - 2 £375 - 3
Brighouse 0 1 - -
Halifax -3 1 £405 +36.36% 2
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 67 (65.05%) Microsoft
2 53 (51.46%) Windows
3 34 (33.01%) Windows 7
4 23 (22.33%) SharePoint
4 23 (22.33%) Active Directory
5 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 17 (16.50%) MCP
7 16 (15.53%) Windows XP
7 16 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (14.56%) Windows 2000
8 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (13.59%) Internet
9 14 (13.59%) HNC
9 14 (13.59%) MCSE
9 14 (13.59%) MCSA
9 14 (13.59%) Unix
9 14 (13.59%) Windows Vista
10 13 (12.62%) ServiceNow
11 12 (11.65%) Windows 10
11 12 (11.65%) Legal
11 12 (11.65%) Citrix
11 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
11 12 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (10.68%) Office 365
12 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.68%) SLA
13 10 (9.71%) ITIL
13 10 (9.71%) Finance
13 10 (9.71%) Incident 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 23 (22.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.77%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.94%) WordPress
6 1 (0.97%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.97%) CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Confluence
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SAP R/3
1 3 (2.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.97%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.97%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.97%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.59%) Internet
2 6 (5.83%) DHCP
2 6 (5.83%) DNS
2 6 (5.83%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (2.91%) LAN
3 3 (2.91%) SAN
4 2 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) FTP
5 1 (0.97%) IPsec
5 1 (0.97%) MPLS
5 1 (0.97%) Skype
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) MS Access
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.97%) Firebird
4 1 (0.97%) GIS
4 1 (0.97%) OLAP
4 1 (0.97%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.97%) QGIS
4 1 (0.97%) QlikView
4 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.97%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) JIRA
1 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (11.65%) Legal
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Marketing
4 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.94%) Publishing
5 2 (1.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.97%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Billing
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (49.51%) Analyst
2 28 (27.18%) Service Analyst
3 22 (21.36%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (12.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (10.68%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.83%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) IT Support
9 5 (4.85%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 5 (4.85%) Developer
9 5 (4.85%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Active Directory Support
10 4 (3.88%) Administrator
10 4 (3.88%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) IT Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) .NET
1 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
1 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.91%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.97%) PostGIS
2 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.77%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.88%) e-Learning
3 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.91%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.91%) iPhone
5 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) PDA
6 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (51.46%) Windows
2 34 (33.01%) Windows 7
3 16 (15.53%) Windows XP
4 15 (14.56%) Windows 2000
5 14 (13.59%) Unix
5 14 (13.59%) Windows Vista
6 12 (11.65%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.97%) Android
10 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.71%) Incident Management
4 10 (9.71%) ITIL
5 9 (8.74%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (8.74%) Waterfall
6 8 (7.77%) Analytical Thinking
6 8 (7.77%) Time Management
7 7 (6.80%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.83%) ITSM
8 6 (5.83%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.85%) Project Management
10 4 (3.88%) Change Management
10 4 (3.88%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.88%) Service Management
11 3 (2.91%) Change Control
11 3 (2.91%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.80%) SQL
3 4 (3.88%) C#
4 1 (0.97%) C
4 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.97%) Python
4 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) MCP
2 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (13.59%) HNC
3 14 (13.59%) MCSA
3 14 (13.59%) MCSE
4 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.71%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.80%) Degree
7 4 (3.88%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.91%) CIPD
8 3 (2.91%) ISEB
9 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.97%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) SLA
2 8 (7.77%) GxP
2 8 (7.77%) PMO
3 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.97%) P3O
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 23 (22.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) WSUS
3 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (65.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.62%) ServiceNow
3 12 (11.65%) Citrix
4 8 (7.77%) VMware
5 6 (5.83%) SAP
6 5 (4.85%) HP
7 3 (2.91%) Fujitsu
7 3 (2.91%) Nintex
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco
8 2 (1.94%) Remedy
9 1 (0.97%) Adobe
9 1 (0.97%) Apple
9 1 (0.97%) Dell
9 1 (0.97%) ESRI
9 1 (0.97%) Lotus
9 1 (0.97%) McAfee
9 1 (0.97%) Meraki
9 1 (0.97%) Sage
9 1 (0.97%) Spiceworks
9 1 (0.97%) Symantec