The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 56 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 40 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.98% 3.21% 2.90%
As % of the Applications category 29.41% 30.24% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 19
Median daily rate £349 £325 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.30% +80.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £127 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 10
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.57% -12.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £8.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £22.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £15.50 £13.06
% change year-on-year -12.59% +18.72%  

MS 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 136 205 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 10.14% 10.60% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 119 116
Median daily rate £350 £325 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -0.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 23
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.68% +26.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.80 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £17.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Office in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in West Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Office in West Yorkshire

MS 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 MS Office within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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 -13 19 £343 -2.14% 16
Bradford +3 7 £288 +130.00% 1
Halifax +4 3 - - 2
Wakefield 0 3 - - 1
Brighouse - 1 - - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £163 -
Keighley - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Office.

1 55 (56.12%) Microsoft
2 41 (41.84%) MS Excel
3 33 (33.67%) Windows
4 25 (25.51%) Active Directory
5 20 (20.41%) Finance
6 19 (19.39%) Project Management
6 19 (19.39%) MS Project
6 19 (19.39%) Windows 7
7 16 (16.33%) SharePoint
7 16 (16.33%) Legal
8 15 (15.31%) ITIL
8 15 (15.31%) PMO
9 14 (14.29%) VMware
10 13 (13.27%) Management Information System
11 11 (11.22%) CRM
12 10 (10.20%) SQL
12 10 (10.20%) MS Visio
12 10 (10.20%) Cisco
12 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (10.20%) Office 365
12 10 (10.20%) Data Centre
13 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
13 9 (9.18%) Migration
13 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.18%) Brocade
13 9 (9.18%) Degree
14 8 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
14 8 (8.16%) Supplier Management
14 8 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (8.16%) Problem Management

MS Office
Top Related 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 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.04%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.02%) CMS
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) Moodle
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (41.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (19.39%) MS Project
3 10 (10.20%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Office 365
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) IaaS
3 3 (3.06%) PaaS
3 3 (3.06%) SaaS
4 2 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (8.16%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (8.16%) FCoE
1 8 (8.16%) NetScaler
1 8 (8.16%) NX-OS
2 3 (3.06%) DHCP
2 3 (3.06%) DNS
2 3 (3.06%) VPN
3 2 (2.04%) Firewall
3 2 (2.04%) LAN
3 2 (2.04%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) 2G
4 1 (1.02%) 3G
4 1 (1.02%) Extranet
4 1 (1.02%) GPRS
4 1 (1.02%) ISDN
4 1 (1.02%) Softphone
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) QlikView
3 4 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.06%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 20 (20.41%) Finance
2 16 (16.33%) Legal
3 7 (7.14%) Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.08%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Billing
6 2 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Military
6 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) Analyst
2 14 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 12 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Architect
4 9 (9.18%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (6.12%) Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.10%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) CRM Architect
8 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM Architect
8 5 (5.10%) IT Support
8 5 (5.10%) Trainer
9 4 (4.08%) Designer
9 4 (4.08%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) .NET
2 5 (5.10%) Web Services
3 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (8.16%) Blackberry
4 7 (7.14%) iPad
4 7 (7.14%) iPhone
5 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.06%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.06%) NHS
7 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.04%) CMDB
7 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.02%) Handset
8 1 (1.02%) IVR
8 1 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.67%) Windows
2 19 (19.39%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.16%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.16%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.02%) Android
8 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Project Management
2 15 (15.31%) ITIL
3 11 (11.22%) CRM
4 9 (9.18%) Migration
4 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.16%) BPMN
5 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
5 8 (8.16%) Supplier Management
6 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.14%) ITSM
6 7 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.12%) Analytics
7 6 (6.12%) High Availability
7 6 (6.12%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.10%) Data Management
8 5 (5.10%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.10%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) SQL
2 3 (3.06%) VBA
3 2 (2.04%) C
3 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) MOS
3 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.04%) CCA
4 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.04%) MCDST
4 2 (2.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.31%) PMO
2 7 (7.14%) SLA
3 2 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.04%) QA
4 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (25.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) SCCM
2 2 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 55 (56.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) VMware
3 10 (10.20%) Cisco
4 9 (9.18%) Brocade
5 8 (8.16%) F5
6 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.14%) Oracle
7 3 (3.06%) Veeam
8 2 (2.04%) Apple
8 2 (2.04%) Dell
8 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.04%) Xerox
9 1 (1.02%) Avaya
9 1 (1.02%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.02%) HP
9 1 (1.02%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.02%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.02%) Sage
9 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.02%) Verint
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