Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 65 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 156 136 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.15% 3.06% 3.40%
As % of the Applications category 43.09% 39.19% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 66 73
Yorkshire median daily rate £250 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £130 £116 £122
90th Percentile £438 £531 £498
England median daily rate £290 £290 £300
% change year-on-year - -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 23 41
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.15 £11.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.74% -15.41% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.51 £9.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £17.31 £17.20 £23.75
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% -2.76% +3.57%

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 362 347 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.32% 7.80% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 212 229
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.41% +4.62%
10th Percentile £163 £151 £173
90th Percentile £475 £493 £488
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 40 54
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £13.91 £14.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.03% -0.89% +3.20%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.75 £10.83
90th Percentile £22.63 £23.17 £23.75
England median hourly rate £15.96 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.25% - +6.67%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +8 104 £245 -15.52% 44
South Yorkshire -10 24 £276 -3.91% 15
East Yorkshire +9 12 £180 -50.34% 3
North Yorkshire -8 11 £306 +75.00% 10
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 97 (62.18%) Microsoft
2 71 (45.51%) Windows
3 39 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 38 (24.36%) Active Directory
5 33 (21.15%) SharePoint
6 32 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
7 28 (17.95%) Finance
8 27 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (15.38%) Office 365
10 21 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (10.90%) Windows XP
11 17 (10.90%) SLA
11 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (10.90%) Unix
12 16 (10.26%) MCP
12 16 (10.26%) Incident Management
12 16 (10.26%) Windows 10
13 15 (9.62%) Legal
13 15 (9.62%) Internet
13 15 (9.62%) Windows 2000
14 14 (8.97%) MCSE
14 14 (8.97%) MCSA
14 14 (8.97%) HNC
14 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (8.97%) Windows Vista
15 13 (8.33%) SCCM
15 13 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 12 (7.69%) Citrix
16 12 (7.69%) Project Management
16 12 (7.69%) SQL

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 33 (21.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.28%) Apache
5 2 (1.28%) Confluence
5 2 (1.28%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.28%) WordPress
6 1 (0.64%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (7.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.56%) SAP R/3
1 4 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.28%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.28%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.64%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.64%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.38%) Office 365
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.92%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.64%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.62%) Internet
2 9 (5.77%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (3.85%) DHCP
3 6 (3.85%) DNS
4 4 (2.56%) LAN
4 4 (2.56%) Skype
5 3 (1.92%) Firewall
6 2 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.28%) SAN
6 2 (1.28%) WAN
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.64%) FTP
7 1 (0.64%) GLBP
7 1 (0.64%) HSRP
7 1 (0.64%) MPLS
7 1 (0.64%) OSPF
7 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.64%) VPN
7 1 (0.64%) VXLAN
7 1 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.77%) MS Access
2 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.64%) Firebird
5 1 (0.64%) GIS
5 1 (0.64%) OLAP
5 1 (0.64%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.64%) QGIS
5 1 (0.64%) QlikView
5 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.64%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) JIRA
2 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (17.95%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Legal
3 6 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.21%) Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.92%) Electronics
7 2 (1.28%) Law
7 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Military
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (40.38%) Analyst
2 29 (18.59%) Service Analyst
3 25 (16.03%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.33%) Desktop Support
7 11 (7.05%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) IT Support
9 8 (5.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 7 (4.49%) Administrator
10 7 (4.49%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (4.49%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.49%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (3.85%) Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Developer
11 6 (3.85%) IT Manager
11 6 (3.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) .NET
1 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET
1 4 (2.56%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (1.92%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.28%) Web Services
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.64%) CSS
4 1 (0.64%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) HTML5
4 1 (0.64%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.64%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.64%) Spring
4 1 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.77%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.49%) e-Learning
3 7 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.21%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.21%) iPhone
6 4 (2.56%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.92%) NHS
7 3 (1.92%) PMI
8 2 (1.28%) iPad
8 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.64%) CCTV
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (45.51%) Windows
2 39 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (10.90%) Unix
3 17 (10.90%) Windows XP
4 16 (10.26%) Windows 10
5 15 (9.62%) Windows 2000
6 14 (8.97%) Windows Vista
7 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.56%) Android
8 4 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.56%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.92%) AIX
9 3 (1.92%) Linux
9 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.28%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (10.26%) Incident Management
3 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (7.69%) Project Management
4 12 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 11 (7.05%) Business Analysis
6 10 (6.41%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.41%) Time Management
7 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (5.77%) Change Management
7 9 (5.77%) ITIL
7 9 (5.77%) Migration
7 9 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (5.13%) Analytical Thinking
8 8 (5.13%) Workflow
9 6 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 6 (3.85%) Line Management
10 5 (3.21%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.69%) SQL
2 9 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.21%) C#
4 4 (2.56%) C
5 3 (1.92%) Python
6 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.28%) Korn
6 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.64%) VB
7 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.26%) MCP
3 14 (8.97%) HNC
3 14 (8.97%) MCSA
3 14 (8.97%) MCSE
4 12 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 12 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.05%) Degree
6 5 (3.21%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.56%) CIPD
8 3 (1.92%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.92%) IBM AIX Certification
8 3 (1.92%) ISEB
8 3 (1.92%) MCDST
8 3 (1.92%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.28%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.28%) PMP
10 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.90%) SLA
2 11 (7.05%) PMO
3 8 (5.13%) GxP
4 4 (2.56%) GDPR
5 2 (1.28%) GAAP
5 2 (1.28%) IFRS
5 2 (1.28%) QA
6 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.64%) P3O
System Software
1 38 (24.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (62.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.69%) Citrix
2 12 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 11 (7.05%) VMware
4 10 (6.41%) SAP
5 7 (4.49%) Apple
6 5 (3.21%) Cisco
6 5 (3.21%) HP
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle
8 3 (1.92%) Dell
8 3 (1.92%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.92%) Nintex
8 3 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.92%) Xerox
9 2 (1.28%) Google
9 2 (1.28%) Meraki
10 1 (0.64%) Lotus
10 1 (0.64%) Sage
10 1 (0.64%) Spiceworks
10 1 (0.64%) Verint