Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 52 49
Rank change year-on-year -19 -3 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 125 185 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.86% 3.79% 3.59%
As % of the Applications category 35.82% 43.84% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 84 86
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £334 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.60% +24.77% -10.83%
10th Percentile £115 £163 £113
90th Percentile £493 £500 £454
England median daily rate £285 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 62
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.75 £13.60 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.22% +8.76% +8.70%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.90 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.23 £24.00 £18.70
England median hourly rate £14.10 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.76% +3.57% -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 349 422 551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.97% 8.64% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 233 299
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.85% +3.59%
10th Percentile £149 £175 £143
90th Percentile £488 £485 £469
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 93
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.15 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.07% +2.98% +15.70%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.81 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.17 £25.38 £20.25
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -31 82 £281 -16.67% 50
South Yorkshire +7 27 £288 +64.29% 12
North Yorkshire -4 13 £224 -31.15% 8
East Yorkshire -1 3 £363 - 4
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 88 (70.40%) Microsoft
2 55 (44.00%) Windows
3 44 (35.20%) Active Directory
4 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 27 (21.60%) Windows 7
6 26 (20.80%) ITIL
7 24 (19.20%) Finance
8 23 (18.40%) MS Exchange
9 20 (16.00%) Office 365
10 17 (13.60%) Windows Server
11 16 (12.80%) Windows 10
11 16 (12.80%) Migration
12 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (11.20%) VMware
12 14 (11.20%) Degree
13 13 (10.40%) Project Management
14 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (8.80%) Change Management
16 10 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (8.00%) SQL
16 10 (8.00%) Windows 8
17 9 (7.20%) Data Centre
17 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Project
17 9 (7.20%) Windows XP
17 9 (7.20%) VPN
17 9 (7.20%) Service Delivery
17 9 (7.20%) Service Management
17 9 (7.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2007
18 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared

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 23 (18.40%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.60%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (5.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.20%) AutoCAD
5 3 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.60%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.80%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.80%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.00%) Office 365
2 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.80%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.80%) PaaS
4 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) VPN
2 7 (5.60%) LAN
2 7 (5.60%) Skype
3 6 (4.80%) WAN
4 5 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (3.20%) DNS
5 4 (3.20%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 4 (3.20%) VoIP
6 3 (2.40%) DHCP
6 3 (2.40%) Firewall
6 3 (2.40%) Internet
6 3 (2.40%) Network Security
6 3 (2.40%) SAN
6 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.60%) BGP
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.60%) IPsec
7 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.00%) Power BI
3 4 (3.20%) GIS
3 4 (3.20%) PowerPivot
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (1.60%) MS Access
5 2 (1.60%) QlikView
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 24 (19.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.00%) Retail
5 4 (3.20%) Electronics
5 4 (3.20%) Local Government
5 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.80%) Automotive
8 1 (0.80%) German Language
8 1 (0.80%) Law
8 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (28.80%) Analyst
2 13 (10.40%) 1st Line Support
2 13 (10.40%) Service Analyst
2 13 (10.40%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (8.80%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (8.80%) Coordinator
3 11 (8.80%) Project Coordinator
4 9 (7.20%) IT Support
4 9 (7.20%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.20%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) Desktop Support
5 8 (6.40%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Developer
7 6 (4.80%) IT Analyst
7 6 (4.80%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) NHS
4 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.20%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.60%) PDA
6 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.80%) CMDB
7 1 (0.80%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.00%) Windows
2 27 (21.60%) Windows 7
3 17 (13.60%) Windows Server
4 16 (12.80%) Windows 10
5 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.00%) Windows 8
8 9 (7.20%) Windows XP
9 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.20%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.60%) Linux
11 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.80%) ITIL
2 16 (12.80%) Migration
3 13 (10.40%) Project Management
4 11 (8.80%) Change Management
5 10 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.20%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.20%) Service Management
7 7 (5.60%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.60%) ITSM
7 7 (5.60%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.80%) Risk Management
8 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.00%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.00%) Process Improvement
10 4 (3.20%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.20%) ETL
10 4 (3.20%) Resource Management
10 4 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.00%) SQL
2 5 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 3 (2.40%) VBA
4 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.20%) HND
4 3 (2.40%) CCNP
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.60%) CCNA
5 2 (1.60%) MCSA
5 2 (1.60%) MCSE
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) CCDP
6 1 (0.80%) CCIE
6 1 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.80%) CISM
6 1 (0.80%) CISSP
6 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.80%) ISEB
6 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) PMO
3 4 (3.20%) GDPR
4 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 44 (35.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (2.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.80%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.80%) NFS
4 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (6.40%) SCCM
2 6 (4.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.40%) WSUS
4 2 (1.60%) DameWare
5 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 88 (70.40%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.20%) VMware
3 7 (5.60%) Cisco
3 7 (5.60%) HP
4 6 (4.80%) Citrix
5 3 (2.40%) Oracle
6 2 (1.60%) Adobe
6 2 (1.60%) Bomgar
6 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.60%) Dell
6 2 (1.60%) Progress
6 2 (1.60%) Remedy
6 2 (1.60%) SAP
6 2 (1.60%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.80%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.80%) Brocade
7 1 (0.80%) NetApp
7 1 (0.80%) Symantec
7 1 (0.80%) Veeam
7 1 (0.80%) Wyse