Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 65 56
Rank change year-on-year -34 -9 -21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 114 137 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.35% 3.19% 3.32%
As % of the Applications category 34.55% 41.77% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 90
Yorkshire median daily rate £305 £330 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.58% +2.80% +12.63%
10th Percentile £125 £125 £113
90th Percentile £445 £500 £453
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 44
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -4.54% +24.71%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.52 £8.61
90th Percentile £16.52 £16.04 £22.25
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +7.72%

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 330 328 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.81% 7.65% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 190 286
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £342 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +5.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £160 £174 £135
90th Percentile £468 £464 £481
England median daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +6.07% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £12.50 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.80% -18.09% +45.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.81 £8.90
90th Percentile £30.25 £22.30 £21.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year +3.13% -0.59% +7.30%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -27 77 £350 +3.70% 65
South Yorkshire -4 25 £298 +70.00% 15
North Yorkshire -13 9 £220 -33.33% 12
East Yorkshire -5 1 - - 2
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 48 (42.11%) Windows
3 32 (28.07%) Active Directory
4 29 (25.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 22 (19.30%) Windows 7
6 21 (18.42%) Finance
6 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (16.67%) ITIL
8 18 (15.79%) Office 365
9 17 (14.91%) SQL
9 17 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.28%) MS Exchange
10 14 (12.28%) Windows Server
11 13 (11.40%) Windows 10
11 13 (11.40%) Project Management
12 11 (9.65%) VMware
12 11 (9.65%) PMO
13 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (8.77%) Banking
14 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
14 9 (7.89%) SLA
14 9 (7.89%) Windows 8
15 8 (7.02%) Windows XP
15 8 (7.02%) VPN
15 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (7.02%) Migration
15 8 (7.02%) Business Analysis
16 7 (6.14%) Retail

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 14 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.63%) Confluence
6 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (25.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.79%) Office 365
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) VPN
2 6 (5.26%) LAN
3 4 (3.51%) Firewall
3 4 (3.51%) Skype
3 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.51%) VoIP
3 4 (3.51%) WAN
4 3 (2.63%) DHCP
4 3 (2.63%) DNS
4 3 (2.63%) IPsec
4 3 (2.63%) Network Security
5 2 (1.75%) 4G
5 2 (1.75%) BGP
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.75%) NX-OS
5 2 (1.75%) SAN
5 2 (1.75%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.88%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) Power BI
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Power View
4 4 (3.51%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) QlikView
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) MS Access
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 21 (18.42%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Legal
5 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.75%) German Language
6 2 (1.75%) Local Government
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) Analyst
2 16 (14.04%) Service Analyst
3 13 (11.40%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (8.77%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (7.89%) Developer
5 9 (7.89%) IT Support
6 7 (6.14%) Coordinator
7 6 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.39%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (4.39%) IT Technician
8 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Administrator
9 4 (3.51%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) Web Services
2 3 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.26%) NHS
2 6 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.51%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.88%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.11%) Windows
2 22 (19.30%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.28%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.40%) Windows 10
5 9 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.51%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.63%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.75%) Unix
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (16.67%) ITIL
3 17 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.40%) Project Management
5 9 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.02%) Business Analysis
6 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.02%) Migration
7 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.14%) Change Management
7 7 (6.14%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.26%) Change Control
8 6 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.39%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.39%) Requirements Management
9 5 (4.39%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.39%) Use Case
9 5 (4.39%) Visualisation
10 4 (3.51%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.91%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
2 5 (4.39%) VBA
3 4 (3.51%) C#
3 4 (3.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (2.63%) Java
5 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
1 6 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.63%) MCSA
3 3 (2.63%) MCSE
4 2 (1.75%) CBAP
4 2 (1.75%) CCNA
4 2 (1.75%) CCNP
4 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.75%) CISSP
4 2 (1.75%) CRISC
4 2 (1.75%) HNC
4 2 (1.75%) ISEB
4 2 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.75%) MCP
5 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) PMO
2 9 (7.89%) SLA
3 3 (2.63%) GDPR
4 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) NFS
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 80 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.65%) VMware
3 7 (6.14%) Cisco
3 7 (6.14%) Citrix
4 4 (3.51%) HP
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle
5 3 (2.63%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.75%) Dell
6 2 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (0.88%) Apple
7 1 (0.88%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.88%) Brocade
7 1 (0.88%) Capita
7 1 (0.88%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.88%) Progress
7 1 (0.88%) Sophos
7 1 (0.88%) Symantec
7 1 (0.88%) Veeam