Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 58 92
Rank change year-on-year +21 +34 -39
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 144 174 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.92% 3.61% 2.55%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 47.67% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 85 68
Yorkshire median daily rate £255 £300 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +0.50% -11.56%
10th Percentile £118 £131 £125
90th Percentile £535 £475 £489
England median daily rate £270 £285 £295
% change year-on-year -5.44% -3.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 52 21
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.10 £14.85 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.40 £17.50 £17.25
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.19 £14.46
% change year-on-year +8.62% +5.05% -0.28%

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 264 365 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.01% 7.58% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 187 210
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% -0.29%
10th Percentile £148 £160 £159
90th Percentile £517 £475 £488
England median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.15 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.51% +8.21% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.38 £10.48
90th Percentile £33.50 £23.31 £23.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% -3.13%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +13 91 £275 -15.38% 46
South Yorkshire +43 28 £138 -52.17% 17
North Yorkshire +4 19 £185 -7.50% 10
East Yorkshire -3 6 £125 -34.21% 11
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 118 (81.94%) Microsoft
2 73 (50.69%) Windows
3 35 (24.31%) Active Directory
4 31 (21.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 30 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (20.14%) Project Management
7 27 (18.75%) Driving Licence
8 26 (18.06%) Windows 10
9 25 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (15.97%) Incident Management
10 23 (15.97%) Office 365
11 22 (15.28%) ITIL
11 22 (15.28%) Finance
12 21 (14.58%) Change Management
13 20 (13.89%) HP
13 20 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 18 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (11.81%) Fujitsu
16 14 (9.72%) Service Management
16 14 (9.72%) Management Information System
16 14 (9.72%) SharePoint
17 13 (9.03%) Windows Server
18 12 (8.33%) Skype
19 11 (7.64%) Degree
19 11 (7.64%) SCCM
19 11 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
19 11 (7.64%) Skype for Business
19 11 (7.64%) GDPR
19 11 (7.64%) Public Sector
20 10 (6.94%) Windows 7

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 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.64%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.78%) CMS
5 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (21.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (13.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.69%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.69%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.69%) SAP CS
2 1 (0.69%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.97%) Office 365
2 7 (4.86%) Azure
3 6 (4.17%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.08%) Basecamp
5 3 (2.08%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.33%) Skype
2 9 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.47%) LAN
3 5 (3.47%) VPN
3 5 (3.47%) WAN
4 4 (2.78%) MPLS
5 2 (1.39%) BGP
5 2 (1.39%) DHCP
5 2 (1.39%) DNS
5 2 (1.39%) Firewall
5 2 (1.39%) IPv4
5 2 (1.39%) IPv6
5 2 (1.39%) Network Security
5 2 (1.39%) OSPF
5 2 (1.39%) VLAN
5 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.69%) DKIM
6 1 (0.69%) Internet
6 1 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) Power BI
3 2 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (1.39%) QlikView
3 2 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.78%) Jasmine
1 4 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (2.78%) Protractor
1 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (1.39%) JIRA
2 2 (1.39%) RStudio
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (15.28%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.08%) Local Government
5 2 (1.39%) Back Office
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Legal
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (31.94%) Analyst
2 19 (13.19%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.72%) Desktop Support
3 14 (9.72%) Field Engineer
4 12 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.64%) Service Analyst
6 10 (6.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) IT Support
7 9 (6.25%) Coordinator
7 9 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.25%) CSS
2 5 (3.47%) Angular 2
2 5 (3.47%) AngularJS
2 5 (3.47%) HTML
2 5 (3.47%) React
3 4 (2.78%) .NET
3 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET Core
3 4 (2.78%) Jest
3 4 (2.78%) LESS
3 4 (2.78%) Sass
4 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.08%) XML
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Graph
6 1 (0.69%) COM
6 1 (0.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 25 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.72%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.94%) NHS
5 8 (5.56%) iPad
6 7 (4.86%) iPhone
7 6 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.47%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (2.08%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.08%) User Experience
10 2 (1.39%) Handset
10 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.69%) Fibre Optics
11 1 (0.69%) Life Science
11 1 (0.69%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (50.69%) Windows
2 26 (18.06%) Windows 10
3 13 (9.03%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.94%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.17%) Android
6 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) Linux
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
2 29 (20.14%) Project Management
3 23 (15.97%) Incident Management
4 22 (15.28%) ITIL
5 21 (14.58%) Change Management
6 18 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (9.72%) Service Management
8 11 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (6.25%) Line Management
9 9 (6.25%) Workflow
10 8 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (5.56%) Data Privacy
10 8 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.56%) Task Automation
11 7 (4.86%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.17%) Data Management
12 6 (4.17%) Decision-Making
12 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.56%) SQL
2 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.78%) C#
3 4 (2.78%) TypeScript
4 2 (1.39%) R
5 1 (0.69%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.69%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) VB
5 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) CCNA
2 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) GDPR
2 4 (2.78%) PMO
3 3 (2.08%) SLA
4 2 (1.39%) QA
5 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.69%) PSD2
System Software
1 35 (24.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.39%) vCloud
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) SCCM
2 5 (3.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 118 (81.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.89%) HP
3 17 (11.81%) Fujitsu
4 10 (6.94%) Cisco
5 7 (4.86%) Samsung
6 6 (4.17%) Adobe
7 5 (3.47%) Apple
7 5 (3.47%) Google
7 5 (3.47%) Symantec
7 5 (3.47%) VMware
8 3 (2.08%) Workday
9 2 (1.39%) Citrix
9 2 (1.39%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.39%) Remedy
9 2 (1.39%) Tableau
10 1 (0.69%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.69%) BMC
10 1 (0.69%) Lotus
10 1 (0.69%) McAfee
10 1 (0.69%) SAP