Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 54 98
Rank change year-on-year +22 +44 -44
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 95 175 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.27% 3.98% 2.17%
As % of the Applications category 53.67% 48.61% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 105 75
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
10th Percentile £157 £131 £137
90th Percentile £623 £525 £438
England median daily rate £288 £314 £294
% change year-on-year -8.36% +6.89% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 39 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.30 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.38% +8.90% +17.08%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.70 £10.52
90th Percentile £28.85 £22.17 £18.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.28
% change year-on-year +9.68% +1.47% +1.83%

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 177 360 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.83% 8.19% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 215 204
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
10th Percentile £160 £135 £158
90th Percentile £565 £516 £450
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 41
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.41% +5.67% +30.43%
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.00 £25.25 £30.25
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.58 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.56% -2.46% +6.25%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Office in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Office in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Office in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 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 +2 47 £328 -4.24% 3
North Yorkshire -1 21 £275 -30.38% 7
South Yorkshire +27 15 £266 +83.45% 3
East Yorkshire +12 10 - - 1
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 71 (74.74%) Microsoft
2 45 (47.37%) Windows
3 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 24 (25.26%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Excel
6 21 (22.11%) Windows Server
7 20 (21.05%) Finance
7 20 (21.05%) Office 365
8 18 (18.95%) Project Management
9 17 (17.89%) ITIL
9 17 (17.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 16 (16.84%) Degree
10 16 (16.84%) Change Management
11 14 (14.74%) Service Delivery
11 14 (14.74%) Windows 10
12 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
13 12 (12.63%) Azure
13 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
15 9 (9.47%) MS Visio
15 9 (9.47%) MS Exchange
15 9 (9.47%) Cisco
15 9 (9.47%) SCCM
15 9 (9.47%) Line Management
16 8 (8.42%) GDPR
16 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 8 (8.42%) Public Sector
16 8 (8.42%) CCNA
16 8 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (8.42%) NHS

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 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.47%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.16%) SAS
3 3 (3.16%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.05%) Confluence
5 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (17.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (9.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.05%) ProjectWise
5 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.05%) assyst
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.05%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.05%) Office 365
2 12 (12.63%) Azure
3 4 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.11%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.11%) IaaS
4 2 (2.11%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) LAN
1 6 (6.32%) VPN
1 6 (6.32%) WAN
2 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.21%) MPLS
4 3 (3.16%) Firewall
4 3 (3.16%) Skype
5 2 (2.11%) BGP
5 2 (2.11%) DHCP
5 2 (2.11%) DNS
5 2 (2.11%) IPv4
5 2 (2.11%) IPv6
5 2 (2.11%) OSPF
5 2 (2.11%) VLAN
5 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.05%) DKIM
6 1 (1.05%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (1.05%) Internet
6 1 (1.05%) Network Security
6 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.11%) Power BI
3 2 (2.11%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (2.11%) QlikView
4 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) GIS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
1 2 (2.11%) MSTest
1 2 (2.11%) NUnit
1 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.05%) Balsamiq
2 1 (1.05%) RStudio
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Public Sector
3 7 (7.37%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.21%) Back Office
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.16%) Publishing
6 2 (2.11%) Electronics
6 2 (2.11%) Law
6 2 (2.11%) Local Government
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
7 1 (1.05%) Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (1.05%) Military
7 1 (1.05%) Police
Job Titles
1 34 (35.79%) Analyst
2 10 (10.53%) Data Analyst
3 9 (9.47%) Service Analyst
4 7 (7.37%) Deployment Engineer
4 7 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) ICT Support
5 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) ICT Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) ICT Support Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.21%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Information Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) .NET
1 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Core
1 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (2.11%) CSS
1 2 (2.11%) HTML
1 2 (2.11%) Jest
1 2 (2.11%) NgRx
1 2 (2.11%) OAuth
1 2 (2.11%) OpenID
1 2 (2.11%) Redux
1 2 (2.11%) RxJS
1 2 (2.11%) Sass
2 1 (1.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) NHS
3 7 (7.37%) Chip and PIN
4 5 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.21%) Handset
5 4 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.16%) User Experience
7 2 (2.11%) iPad
7 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.05%) iPhone
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (47.37%) Windows
2 21 (22.11%) Windows Server
3 14 (14.74%) Windows 10
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (4.21%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.16%) Android
6 3 (3.16%) Linux
7 2 (2.11%) Unix
7 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (18.95%) Project Management
3 17 (17.89%) ITIL
4 16 (16.84%) Change Management
5 14 (14.74%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.47%) Line Management
7 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (7.37%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.37%) Migration
8 7 (7.37%) Workflow
9 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.32%) Coaching
9 6 (6.32%) Data Privacy
9 6 (6.32%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (6.32%) Task Automation
10 5 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (5.26%) Data Loss Prevention
10 5 (5.26%) Network Management
10 5 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) R
2 3 (3.16%) VBA
3 2 (2.11%) C#
3 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.05%) C
4 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) CCNA
2 8 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.11%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.05%) PMP
4 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) GDPR
2 4 (4.21%) QA
3 3 (3.16%) SLA
4 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.05%) PMO
4 1 (1.05%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) vCloud
4 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.05%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 71 (74.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) Cisco
3 7 (7.37%) Apple
3 7 (7.37%) Google
4 5 (5.26%) VMware
5 4 (4.21%) Tableau
6 3 (3.16%) Adobe
6 3 (3.16%) Remedy
7 2 (2.11%) Citrix
7 2 (2.11%) Clearswift
7 2 (2.11%) HP
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle
7 2 (2.11%) SAP
8 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.05%) Capita
8 1 (1.05%) Samsung
8 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow