Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 58 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 156 185 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.57% 3.38% 3.65%
As % of the Applications category 41.94% 42.53% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 79 113
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38% -17.46%
10th Percentile £114 £107 £113
90th Percentile £513 £505 £450
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 62
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.38 £14.44 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +15.50% +8.70%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.98 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.40 £23.88 £22.00
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +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 372 435 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.52% 7.94% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 228 330
Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £149 £159 £133
90th Percentile £480 £479 £450
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.90% +6.66% +13.88%
10th Percentile £9.70 £10.83 £8.98
90th Percentile £22.63 £23.75 £21.40
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -7 100 £295 -1.67% 10
South Yorkshire +13 37 £281 +60.71% 1
North Yorkshire +8 17 £140 -20.00% 3
East Yorkshire -6 2 £363 - 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 106 (67.95%) Microsoft
2 77 (49.36%) Windows
3 45 (28.85%) Windows 7
4 42 (26.92%) Active Directory
5 36 (23.08%) Finance
6 35 (22.44%) Microsoft Excel
7 26 (16.67%) Project Management
8 25 (16.03%) ITIL
9 24 (15.38%) Blackberry
10 23 (14.74%) Cisco
11 22 (14.10%) Banking
12 21 (13.46%) VPN
12 21 (13.46%) MS Exchange
13 20 (12.82%) Office 365
14 19 (12.18%) Coaching
15 18 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
15 18 (11.54%) Migration
15 18 (11.54%) PMO
16 16 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 16 (10.26%) Android
16 16 (10.26%) Citrix
17 15 (9.62%) SharePoint
17 15 (9.62%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (9.62%) Windows 10
17 15 (9.62%) Windows Server
18 14 (8.97%) BYOD
18 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
18 14 (8.97%) SLA
18 14 (8.97%) Change Management

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 21 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (7.05%) IBM Notes
4 6 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.56%) MS Project Server
7 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.28%) IIS
8 2 (1.28%) Moodle
9 1 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (22.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
3 16 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (6.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.56%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Eikon
1 2 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.82%) Office 365
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.46%) VPN
2 15 (9.62%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (5.77%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (3.85%) Skype
5 5 (3.21%) Internet
5 5 (3.21%) LAN
5 5 (3.21%) WAN
6 4 (2.56%) DNS
6 4 (2.56%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.56%) VoIP
7 3 (1.92%) DHCP
7 3 (1.92%) Intranet
7 3 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.92%) SAN
8 2 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.28%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.28%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.28%) WebEx
8 2 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.56%) GIS
1 4 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.64%) MS Access
3 1 (0.64%) Power BI
3 1 (0.64%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.64%) QlikView
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) JIRA
1 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (23.08%) Finance
2 22 (14.10%) Banking
3 8 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.56%) Electronics
4 4 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.56%) Law
4 4 (2.56%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Back Office
5 3 (1.92%) Billing
5 3 (1.92%) Local Government
5 3 (1.92%) Military
6 2 (1.28%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 46 (29.49%) Analyst
2 27 (17.31%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (12.18%) Support Engineer
4 18 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 18 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (10.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 15 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
7 12 (7.69%) Project Manager
8 11 (7.05%) Desktop Support
9 10 (6.41%) Coordinator
9 10 (6.41%) Project Coordinator
9 10 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (6.41%) Windows Support Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) IT Support
10 8 (5.13%) IT Trainer
10 8 (5.13%) Trainer
11 7 (4.49%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Trainer
11 7 (4.49%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 16 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.97%) BYOD
4 9 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.21%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.92%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.92%) NHS
7 3 (1.92%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.28%) PDA
8 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.64%) CMDB
9 1 (0.64%) iPad
9 1 (0.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 77 (49.36%) Windows
2 45 (28.85%) Windows 7
3 16 (10.26%) Android
4 15 (9.62%) Windows 10
4 15 (9.62%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.05%) Mac OS
5 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.77%) Windows 8
6 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.56%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.28%) Linux
10 2 (1.28%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.67%) Project Management
2 25 (16.03%) ITIL
3 19 (12.18%) Coaching
4 18 (11.54%) Migration
5 14 (8.97%) Change Management
6 12 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 11 (7.05%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.05%) Project Governance
7 11 (7.05%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.13%) Service Management
9 7 (4.49%) Process Improvement
10 6 (3.85%) ITSM
10 6 (3.85%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.21%) Document Management
11 5 (3.21%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (3.21%) Waterfall
12 4 (2.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.92%) C
1 3 (1.92%) SQL
2 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.28%) VBA
3 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.56%) HND
5 3 (1.92%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.92%) MCDST
6 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.28%) MCSA
6 2 (1.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.64%) CCDP
7 1 (0.64%) CCIE
7 1 (0.64%) CCNP
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.64%) CISSP
7 1 (0.64%) ISEB
7 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PMP
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.54%) PMO
2 14 (8.97%) SLA
3 3 (1.92%) GDPR
4 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 42 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.92%) vSphere
4 2 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (0.64%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (7.05%) SCCM
2 7 (4.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.56%) DameWare
4 3 (1.92%) WSUS
5 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 106 (67.95%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.74%) Cisco
3 16 (10.26%) Citrix
4 11 (7.05%) Lotus
5 10 (6.41%) VMware
6 6 (3.85%) HP
7 4 (2.56%) Apple
7 4 (2.56%) Dell
8 3 (1.92%) Huawei
8 3 (1.92%) Virgin Media
8 3 (1.92%) Wyse
8 3 (1.92%) Xerox
9 2 (1.28%) Adobe
9 2 (1.28%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.28%) Bomgar
9 2 (1.28%) Brocade
9 2 (1.28%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.28%) Remedy
9 2 (1.28%) Reuters
9 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow