Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 85 44
Rank change year-on-year +34 -41 +33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 150 120 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.81% 2.42% 4.24%
As % of the Applications category 49.50% 35.61% 47.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 60 80
Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £239 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -13.18% -21.43%
10th Percentile £123 £130 £102
90th Percentile £514 £423 £390
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 22
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.30 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +34.51% -23.48%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.87 £9.03
90th Percentile £25.25 £20.80 £16.80
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -9.38%

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 303 337 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.69% 6.79% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 179 206
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +13.82% -9.56%
10th Percentile £133 £154 £140
90th Percentile £497 £475 £445
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.30 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +22.40% -13.79%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.25 £26.25 £20.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year +6.06% +2.74% -2.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +45 100 £356 +56.59% 46
South Yorkshire -2 30 £208 -36.15% 8
North Yorkshire +15 18 £200 -34.69% 11
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 106 (70.67%) Microsoft
2 60 (40.00%) Windows
3 57 (38.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 44 (29.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (27.33%) Active Directory
6 36 (24.00%) Windows 10
7 34 (22.67%) ITIL
8 30 (20.00%) Finance
9 26 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (16.67%) Project Management
11 24 (16.00%) Windows 7
12 21 (14.00%) Windows Server
13 20 (13.33%) Degree
14 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (12.67%) Office 365
15 18 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (12.00%) Oracle
16 17 (11.33%) SharePoint
16 17 (11.33%) Change Management
17 14 (9.33%) Service Management
17 14 (9.33%) Migration
18 13 (8.67%) Incident Management
18 13 (8.67%) ERP
18 13 (8.67%) SQL
18 13 (8.67%) Public Sector
19 12 (8.00%) Line Management
19 12 (8.00%) MS Visio
19 12 (8.00%) MS Exchange
19 12 (8.00%) LAN

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 17 (11.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.33%) CMS
4 7 (4.67%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.00%) Confluence
6 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.67%) SAS
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 57 (38.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (29.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (3.33%) Camtasia
5 5 (3.33%) XMetaL
6 3 (2.00%) SPSS
6 3 (2.00%) Stata
7 2 (1.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.67%) WebTrends
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.00%) SAP R/3
3 3 (2.00%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.33%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.67%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.67%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.67%) Office 365
2 11 (7.33%) Azure
3 3 (2.00%) AWS
4 2 (1.33%) GCP
4 2 (1.33%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.33%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.67%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) Internet
1 12 (8.00%) LAN
2 11 (7.33%) WAN
3 9 (6.00%) Skype
4 7 (4.67%) DNS
5 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.00%) WebEx
6 5 (3.33%) DHCP
7 4 (2.67%) Firewall
7 4 (2.67%) VPN
8 2 (1.33%) Intranet
8 2 (1.33%) VLAN
9 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.67%) FCoE
9 1 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.67%) SAN
9 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.67%) Qlik Sense
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.33%) Power BI
5 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) GIS
5 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) JIRA
2 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.33%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (1.33%) MSTest
3 2 (1.33%) NUnit
3 2 (1.33%) Protractor
3 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) RStudio
General
1 30 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.33%) Banking
3 8 (5.33%) Retail
4 7 (4.67%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.00%) Legal
5 6 (4.00%) Local Government
5 6 (4.00%) Marketing
6 4 (2.67%) French Language
7 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Social Housing
8 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (25.33%) Analyst
2 13 (8.67%) Support Engineer
3 11 (7.33%) Coordinator
3 11 (7.33%) IT Engineer
3 11 (7.33%) IT Support
3 11 (7.33%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.00%) Developer
4 9 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (5.33%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.33%) ERP Manager
5 8 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (4.67%) Service Analyst
6 7 (4.67%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.00%) Database Engineer
7 6 (4.00%) IT Analyst
7 6 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
7 6 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.33%) CSS
2 7 (4.67%) HTML
2 7 (4.67%) XML
3 6 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.67%) .NET
4 4 (2.67%) Angular 2
4 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.67%) Web Services
5 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Graph
6 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (1.33%) HTML5
6 2 (1.33%) Jest
6 2 (1.33%) LESS
6 2 (1.33%) React
6 2 (1.33%) Sass
6 2 (1.33%) XSLT
7 1 (0.67%) MDX
7 1 (0.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.33%) Driving Licence
3 9 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.00%) NHS
6 5 (3.33%) Video Editing
7 4 (2.67%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.67%) iPhone
8 3 (2.00%) CCTV
8 3 (2.00%) User Experience
8 3 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.33%) Life Science
9 2 (1.33%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.67%) Clustering
10 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.67%) Replication
10 1 (0.67%) Robotics
10 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (40.00%) Windows
2 36 (24.00%) Windows 10
3 24 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 21 (14.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.33%) Linux
8 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.67%) ITIL
2 26 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (16.67%) Project Management
4 18 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (11.33%) Change Management
6 14 (9.33%) Migration
6 14 (9.33%) Service Management
7 13 (8.67%) ERP
7 13 (8.67%) Incident Management
8 12 (8.00%) Line Management
9 11 (7.33%) Analytics
9 11 (7.33%) PRINCE2
9 11 (7.33%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 9 (6.00%) Content Management
11 9 (6.00%) CRM
11 9 (6.00%) SDLC
11 9 (6.00%) Validation
12 8 (5.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.67%) SQL
2 6 (4.00%) C#
2 6 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.33%) Java
3 2 (1.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (13.33%) Degree
2 7 (4.67%) PMI Certification
2 7 (4.67%) PMP
3 6 (4.00%) DBS Check
4 5 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.67%) ISEB
5 4 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.00%) CIPD
6 3 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.33%) CCNA
7 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.33%) MCITP
7 2 (1.33%) MCP
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) CCA
8 1 (0.67%) CCAA
8 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) GDPR
2 6 (4.00%) SLA
3 3 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.00%) PMO
3 3 (2.00%) QA
4 2 (1.33%) Dublin Core
4 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (27.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.67%) Ansible
2 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 106 (70.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.00%) Oracle
3 10 (6.67%) Google
3 10 (6.67%) SAP
4 8 (5.33%) Adobe
4 8 (5.33%) Tableau
4 8 (5.33%) VMware
5 6 (4.00%) Citrix
5 6 (4.00%) IFS
5 6 (4.00%) Infor
6 5 (3.33%) Cisco
7 4 (2.67%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.67%) Veeam
8 2 (1.33%) Apple
8 2 (1.33%) Asigra
8 2 (1.33%) Mitel
8 2 (1.33%) Workday
9 1 (0.67%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.67%) Samsung