Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 44 66
Rank change year-on-year -37 +22 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 131 175 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.68% 4.12% 3.12%
As % of the Applications category 37.97% 44.99% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 78 71
Yorkshire median daily rate £240 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.52% -11.54% +18.18%
10th Percentile £130 £104 £100
90th Percentile £425 £503 £500
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 39
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.38 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.51% -22.88% +18.00%
10th Percentile £10.18 £8.85 £11.80
90th Percentile £18.70 £17.53 £24.00
England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.12% -5.33% +3.45%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 345 389 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.07% 9.16% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 221 233
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £315 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.67% +3.85%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £150
90th Percentile £475 £494 £474
England median daily rate £375 £360 £338
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.51% -3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 34 54
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.00 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -18.27% +9.08%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.08 £11.30
90th Percentile £25.26 £21.75 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +9.27%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
West Yorkshire -20 92 £228 -27.78% 43
South Yorkshire -26 20 £325 +18.18% 8
North Yorkshire -9 13 £375 +108.33% 9
East Yorkshire +2 4 £400 +10.34% 3
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 80 (61.07%) Microsoft
2 57 (43.51%) Windows
3 35 (26.72%) Windows 7
4 30 (22.90%) Active Directory
5 29 (22.14%) SharePoint
6 26 (19.85%) Microsoft Excel
7 22 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (12.21%) Windows 10
10 15 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (11.45%) Finance
11 14 (10.69%) MCP
12 13 (9.92%) Windows XP
12 13 (9.92%) SLA
12 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (9.16%) Legal
13 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (9.16%) Windows 2000
13 12 (9.16%) Office 365
14 11 (8.40%) Waterfall
14 11 (8.40%) MCSE
14 11 (8.40%) MCSA
14 11 (8.40%) HNC
14 11 (8.40%) Unix
14 11 (8.40%) Internet
14 11 (8.40%) Windows Vista
15 10 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (7.63%) Time Management
15 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
15 10 (7.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 29 (22.14%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.11%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.82%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.29%) Confluence
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.53%) WordPress
6 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) Documentum
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (19.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) SAP R/3
1 7 (5.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.53%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.53%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.53%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.76%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.76%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.16%) Office 365
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) Internet
2 8 (6.11%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (3.82%) DHCP
3 5 (3.82%) DNS
4 4 (3.05%) SAN
5 3 (2.29%) Firewall
5 3 (2.29%) LAN
6 2 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.53%) VPN
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.76%) FTP
7 1 (0.76%) IPsec
7 1 (0.76%) MPLS
7 1 (0.76%) NAS
7 1 (0.76%) Skype
7 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.76%) WAN
7 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) MS Access
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.76%) Firebird
5 1 (0.76%) GIS
5 1 (0.76%) OLAP
5 1 (0.76%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.76%) QGIS
5 1 (0.76%) QlikView
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (11.45%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Legal
3 7 (5.34%) Banking
4 5 (3.82%) Marketing
5 3 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.53%) Law
6 2 (1.53%) Publishing
6 2 (1.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Military
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (41.98%) Analyst
2 28 (21.37%) Service Analyst
3 22 (16.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (11.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (8.40%) Desktop Support
6 9 (6.87%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Consultant
8 7 (5.34%) Developer
9 6 (4.58%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (4.58%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) IT Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) IT Support
10 5 (3.82%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (1.53%) .NET
2 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) PostGIS
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Virtual Team
3 8 (6.11%) e-Learning
4 6 (4.58%) iPhone
4 6 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.05%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.29%) iPad
6 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.53%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.53%) PDA
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (43.51%) Windows
2 35 (26.72%) Windows 7
3 16 (12.21%) Windows 10
4 13 (9.92%) Windows XP
5 12 (9.16%) Windows 2000
6 11 (8.40%) Unix
6 11 (8.40%) Windows Vista
7 9 (6.87%) Windows 8
7 9 (6.87%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.05%) Android
8 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.29%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (8.40%) Waterfall
5 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
5 10 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (7.63%) Time Management
5 10 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (6.87%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.87%) ITIL
6 9 (6.87%) Project Management
6 9 (6.87%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (6.11%) Analytical Thinking
8 7 (5.34%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.58%) Change Management
9 6 (4.58%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.82%) ITSM
10 5 (3.82%) Migration
10 5 (3.82%) Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (3.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.58%) PowerShell
1 6 (4.58%) SQL
2 3 (2.29%) C#
3 1 (0.76%) C
3 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.76%) Python
3 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) MCP
2 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.40%) HNC
3 11 (8.40%) MCSA
3 11 (8.40%) MCSE
4 9 (6.87%) Degree
4 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.58%) CIPD
7 4 (3.05%) A+ Certification
7 4 (3.05%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.76%) ISEB
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.76%) MCDST
8 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) SLA
2 10 (7.63%) PMO
3 8 (6.11%) GxP
4 2 (1.53%) GAAP
4 2 (1.53%) IFRS
5 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.76%) GDPR
5 1 (0.76%) P3O
5 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 30 (22.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) SCCM
2 3 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.53%) WSUS
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (61.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.63%) Citrix
2 10 (7.63%) SAP
3 8 (6.11%) Apple
3 8 (6.11%) ServiceNow
4 7 (5.34%) VMware
5 5 (3.82%) HP
6 3 (2.29%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco
7 2 (1.53%) Google
7 2 (1.53%) Nintex
7 2 (1.53%) Remedy
7 2 (1.53%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.76%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.76%) Meraki
8 1 (0.76%) QNAP
8 1 (0.76%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (0.76%) Spiceworks
8 1 (0.76%) Synology
8 1 (0.76%) Veeam