Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 95 62
Rank change year-on-year +44 -33 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 186 115 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.15% 2.35% 3.48%
As % of the Applications category 48.44% 34.43% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 69 65
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £131 £125 £91
90th Percentile £525 £428 £500
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 20 32
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.05 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.76% +12.40% -20.63%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.52 £9.33
90th Percentile £22.66 £18.00 £20.23
England median hourly rate £15.49 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% - -

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 384 334 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.58% 6.82% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 210 188
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £145 £160 £163
90th Percentile £513 £450 £464
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 44
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +20.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £10.62 £10.50 £9.81
90th Percentile £24.38 £30.25 £23.04
England median hourly rate £16.53 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.75% +6.25% -3.03%

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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 +45 117 £341 +12.73% 11
South Yorkshire +1 33 £275 -7.56% 5
North Yorkshire +22 27 £350 +53.01%
East Yorkshire +3 3 £240 -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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.

1 115 (61.83%) Microsoft
2 86 (46.24%) Windows
3 51 (27.42%) Active Directory
4 43 (23.12%) Finance
5 42 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
6 40 (21.51%) Windows 10
7 37 (19.89%) Office 365
8 36 (19.35%) Windows 7
8 36 (19.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 33 (17.74%) Project Management
10 29 (15.59%) ITIL
11 27 (14.52%) SharePoint
11 27 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (13.98%) Windows Server
13 24 (12.90%) LAN
13 24 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (11.29%) Change Management
15 20 (10.75%) WAN
16 19 (10.22%) SAP
17 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (8.06%) PRINCE2
18 15 (8.06%) MS Visio
18 15 (8.06%) SLA
19 14 (7.53%) CRM
19 14 (7.53%) CSS
19 14 (7.53%) Scrum
19 14 (7.53%) Degree
19 14 (7.53%) Windows 8
20 13 (6.99%) VMware

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 27 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.99%) CMS
2 13 (6.99%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.76%) Confluence
3 7 (3.76%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.61%) SAS
5 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.08%) Apache
6 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (19.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (8.06%) MS Visio
4 11 (5.91%) Camtasia
4 11 (5.91%) XMetaL
5 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.08%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (1.08%) SPSS
6 2 (1.08%) Stata
7 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.30%) SAP R/3
1 8 (4.30%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.61%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.54%) Primavera
4 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.89%) Office 365
2 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.23%) OneDrive
4 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (1.08%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.08%) PaaS
7 2 (1.08%) SaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.54%) IaaS
8 1 (0.54%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.90%) LAN
2 20 (10.75%) WAN
3 9 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (4.30%) Internet
4 8 (4.30%) Skype
5 6 (3.23%) DNS
5 6 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.69%) DHCP
6 5 (2.69%) Firewall
6 5 (2.69%) VPN
7 3 (1.61%) SAN
8 2 (1.08%) MPLS
8 2 (1.08%) VoIP
8 2 (1.08%) Wireless
8 2 (1.08%) WLAN
9 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.54%) PSTN
9 1 (0.54%) SMTP
9 1 (0.54%) VLAN
9 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.15%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.54%) Big Data
4 1 (0.54%) GIS
4 1 (0.54%) MS Access
4 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (5.38%) JIRA
2 3 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (23.12%) Finance
2 8 (4.30%) Banking
2 8 (4.30%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.23%) Local Government
3 6 (3.23%) Retail
4 4 (2.15%) French Language
5 3 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (22.04%) Analyst
2 21 (11.29%) Support Engineer
3 16 (8.60%) 1st Line Support
3 16 (8.60%) Desktop Support
4 14 (7.53%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.53%) IT Support
5 12 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (5.91%) Communications Specialist
6 11 (5.91%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (5.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 11 (5.91%) Technical Specialist
7 10 (5.38%) Support Manager
8 9 (4.84%) Applications Manager
8 9 (4.84%) Applications Support
8 9 (4.84%) Applications Support Manager
8 9 (4.84%) IT Engineer
8 9 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.30%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.53%) CSS
2 13 (6.99%) XML
3 12 (6.45%) HTML
4 9 (4.84%) Web Services
5 3 (1.61%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (1.08%) XSLT
7 1 (0.54%) Spring
7 1 (0.54%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.45%) NHS
3 11 (5.91%) Video Editing
4 10 (5.38%) e-Learning
4 10 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (4.30%) Driving Licence
7 7 (3.76%) iPhone
8 6 (3.23%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.15%) iPad
9 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.08%) CCTV
10 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.54%) PMI
11 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.54%) User Experience
11 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 86 (46.24%) Windows
2 40 (21.51%) Windows 10
3 36 (19.35%) Windows 7
4 26 (13.98%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.53%) Windows 8
6 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.76%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.69%) Android
9 5 (2.69%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.15%) Linux
10 4 (2.15%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.15%) Unix
10 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.08%) AIX
11 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (17.74%) Project Management
3 29 (15.59%) ITIL
4 27 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (11.29%) Change Management
7 15 (8.06%) PRINCE2
8 14 (7.53%) CRM
8 14 (7.53%) Scrum
9 13 (6.99%) Migration
10 11 (5.91%) Content Development
10 11 (5.91%) Content Management
11 10 (5.38%) Asset Management
11 10 (5.38%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (5.38%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.84%) Data Analysis
13 8 (4.30%) Analytics
13 8 (4.30%) Computer Science
13 8 (4.30%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.84%) SQL
2 4 (2.15%) C
3 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.08%) C#
3 2 (1.08%) Java
3 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.08%) Korn
3 2 (1.08%) Python
3 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (7.53%) Degree
2 7 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 6 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.69%) CIPD
4 5 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.69%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.69%) PMP
5 4 (2.15%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.15%) MCSE
5 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.61%) MCSA
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.08%) HNC
7 2 (1.08%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (1.08%) ISEB
7 2 (1.08%) MCP
7 2 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.06%) SLA
2 9 (4.84%) GDPR
3 5 (2.69%) PMO
4 4 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.15%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.08%) Dublin Core
6 1 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (27.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) SCCM
2 3 (1.61%) Puppet
3 2 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Ansible
4 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 115 (61.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.22%) SAP
3 13 (6.99%) VMware
4 9 (4.84%) Google
4 9 (4.84%) Oracle
5 7 (3.76%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.23%) Adobe
6 6 (3.23%) Citrix
6 6 (3.23%) IFS
6 6 (3.23%) Infor
7 5 (2.69%) Cisco
8 4 (2.15%) Apple
8 4 (2.15%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.15%) Tableau
9 3 (1.61%) Veeam
10 2 (1.08%) CommVault
10 2 (1.08%) Meraki
10 2 (1.08%) Pega
10 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.08%) Remedy