The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 62 42
Rank change year-on-year 0 -20  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 64 82 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.01% 2.86% 4.15%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% 27.52% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 51
Median daily rate £334 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.69% +44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £130 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £448 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 32
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.35 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +36.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £8.50 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.45 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.63 £13.06
% change year-on-year -13.60% +19.68%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 208 298 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.79% 10.39% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 165 195
Median daily rate £348 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 48
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +47.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £9.05 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Yorkshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Office in Yorkshire

MS 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 MS Office within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -10 38 £348 +6.92% 22
North Yorkshire +12 17 £334 +80.40% 5
South Yorkshire +3 7 £83 -77.24% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
MS Office
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Office.

1 77 (53.10%) Microsoft
2 68 (46.90%) MS Excel
3 58 (40.00%) Windows
4 45 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 26 (17.93%) Project Management
6 25 (17.24%) Migration
7 24 (16.55%) SharePoint
8 23 (15.86%) MS Project
8 23 (15.86%) Windows 7
8 23 (15.86%) Windows Server
9 22 (15.17%) Finance
10 21 (14.48%) VMware
11 17 (11.72%) Legal
11 17 (11.72%) ITIL
11 17 (11.72%) PMO
12 16 (11.03%) MS Visio
13 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
13 15 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (9.66%) Data Centre
14 14 (9.66%) Cisco
15 13 (8.97%) SCCM
16 12 (8.28%) Office 365
16 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Storage
16 12 (8.28%) SQL
16 12 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
17 11 (7.59%) Brocade
17 11 (7.59%) Degree
17 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (7.59%) SQL Server
17 11 (7.59%) CRM

MS 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 24 (16.55%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.76%) MS Project Server
5 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.07%) IIS
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.38%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.38%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.69%) Apache
8 1 (0.69%) CMS
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.69%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.69%) Moodle
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.69%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (46.90%) MS Excel
2 23 (15.86%) MS Project
3 16 (11.03%) MS Visio
4 12 (8.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.28%) Office 365
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.07%) IaaS
3 3 (2.07%) PaaS
3 3 (2.07%) SaaS
4 2 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (7.59%) NetScaler
2 10 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (6.90%) FCoE
2 10 (6.90%) NX-OS
3 8 (5.52%) DHCP
3 8 (5.52%) DNS
4 6 (4.14%) Firewall
4 6 (4.14%) Network Security
5 5 (3.45%) VPN
6 3 (2.07%) LAN
6 3 (2.07%) WAN
7 2 (1.38%) Internet
7 2 (1.38%) SAN
7 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.69%) 3G
8 1 (0.69%) Extranet
8 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.76%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.76%) QlikView
4 3 (2.07%) Big Data
4 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.69%) MS Access
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 22 (15.17%) Finance
2 17 (11.72%) Legal
3 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.83%) Banking
5 6 (4.14%) Law
6 4 (2.76%) Retail
7 2 (1.38%) Billing
7 2 (1.38%) Military
7 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (31.72%) Analyst
2 16 (11.03%) Service Analyst
3 14 (9.66%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.28%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) Architect
8 9 (6.21%) Field Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Help Desk Support
9 8 (5.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.52%) Field Support Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Rollout Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (4.83%) Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) Designer
11 6 (4.14%) Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Help Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) IT Support
11 6 (4.14%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) .NET
2 5 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.69%) SOAP
3 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.69%) WAP
3 1 (0.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.66%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.52%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.83%) iPad
5 7 (4.83%) iPhone
6 4 (2.76%) NHS
7 3 (2.07%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.38%) Clustering
8 2 (1.38%) CMDB
8 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.69%) Handset
9 1 (0.69%) IVR
9 1 (0.69%) PKI
9 1 (0.69%) PMI
9 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.00%) Windows
2 23 (15.86%) Windows 7
2 23 (15.86%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (7.59%) Windows XP
5 9 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.69%) Android
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.69%) Solaris
9 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.93%) Project Management
2 25 (17.24%) Migration
3 17 (11.72%) ITIL
4 11 (7.59%) CRM
4 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (6.90%) BPMN
6 9 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.21%) Problem Management
6 9 (6.21%) Process Improvement
6 9 (6.21%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.52%) Programme Management
7 8 (5.52%) Software Deployment
7 8 (5.52%) Supplier Management
8 7 (4.83%) Business Transformation
8 7 (4.83%) High Availability
8 7 (4.83%) ITSM
8 7 (4.83%) Project Planning
9 6 (4.14%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.28%) SQL
2 2 (1.38%) C
2 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Degree
1 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.07%) MOS
5 2 (1.38%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.38%) MCDST
5 2 (1.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.69%) CCA
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.69%) MCP
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.72%) PMO
2 11 (7.59%) SLA
3 3 (2.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.38%) QA
5 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.07%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Firmware
6 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.97%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.76%) NetVault Backup
2 4 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.76%) WSUS
3 2 (1.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.69%) Netcool
4 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.69%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 77 (53.10%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.48%) VMware
3 14 (9.66%) Cisco
4 11 (7.59%) Brocade
5 10 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 10 (6.90%) F5
6 8 (5.52%) Oracle
7 6 (4.14%) Dell
8 5 (3.45%) Citrix
9 4 (2.76%) Symantec
10 3 (2.07%) Veeam
11 2 (1.38%) Apple
11 2 (1.38%) Bluefish Communications
11 2 (1.38%) HP
11 2 (1.38%) Lotus
11 2 (1.38%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.38%) Xerox
12 1 (0.69%) CA
12 1 (0.69%) Ericsson
12 1 (0.69%) Veritas
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