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 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 77 51
Rank change year-on-year +45 -26  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 102 70 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.05% 2.48% 3.82%
As % of the Applications category 53.13% 37.43% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 69
Median daily rate £295 £354 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.54% +22.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £102 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 18
Median hourly rate £11.19 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.16% +36.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £14.18 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £20.75 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.78 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -16.51% +21.36%  

Microsoft 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 192 187 244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.51% 6.63% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 117 174
Median daily rate £310 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.14% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £123 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.41 £12.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.88% +18.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £13.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 +29 58 £320 +8.47% 29
South Yorkshire +22 29 £83 -80.06% 5
North Yorkshire +10 13 £150 -66.66% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 100 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 89 (53.94%) Windows
3 37 (22.42%) Active Directory
4 34 (20.61%) Project Management
4 34 (20.61%) Windows 7
5 32 (19.39%) Microsoft Excel
6 29 (17.58%) Migration
7 28 (16.97%) Windows Server
8 26 (15.76%) SQL
9 24 (14.55%) SharePoint
9 24 (14.55%) Finance
9 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (13.33%) ITIL
11 21 (12.73%) SLA
12 20 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
12 20 (12.12%) PMO
12 20 (12.12%) Security Cleared
13 19 (11.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (10.30%) Blackberry
16 16 (9.70%) Citrix
16 16 (9.70%) Banking
16 16 (9.70%) Office 365
17 15 (9.09%) VPN
18 14 (8.48%) Cisco
18 14 (8.48%) MS Visio
18 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
18 14 (8.48%) Degree
19 13 (7.88%) Data Protection

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 24 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.06%) MS Project Server
3 9 (5.45%) IBM Notes
3 9 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.85%) IIS
4 8 (4.85%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.82%) CMS
7 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.61%) Apache
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.61%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.61%) Moodle
9 1 (0.61%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (19.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
3 19 (11.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (8.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) Eikon
3 1 (0.61%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.70%) Office 365
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.21%) IaaS
3 2 (1.21%) PaaS
3 2 (1.21%) SaaS
3 2 (1.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (0.61%) AdWords
4 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.09%) VPN
2 11 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 11 (6.67%) DHCP
3 10 (6.06%) DNS
4 8 (4.85%) Internet
5 7 (4.24%) Firewall
5 7 (4.24%) LAN
5 7 (4.24%) WAN
6 6 (3.64%) VLAN
7 5 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.82%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.21%) Intranet
9 2 (1.21%) Network Security
9 2 (1.21%) VoIP
10 1 (0.61%) 4G
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.61%) HSPA
10 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.61%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.85%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.85%) SAP BW
4 7 (4.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (4.24%) SAP Data Services
4 7 (4.24%) SAP HANA
5 6 (3.64%) MS Access
6 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.21%) Big Data
8 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.21%) QlikView
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 24 (14.55%) Finance
2 16 (9.70%) Banking
3 10 (6.06%) Legal
4 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.42%) Law
5 4 (2.42%) Retail
5 4 (2.42%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.82%) Back Office
6 3 (1.82%) Billing
6 3 (1.82%) Military
7 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.21%) Marketing
7 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (38.18%) Analyst
2 21 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 19 (11.52%) Service Analyst
4 17 (10.30%) PMO Analyst
4 17 (10.30%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.06%) Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.45%) Field Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.85%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Field Support Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Trainer
10 7 (4.24%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Windows Support Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.67%) .NET
2 7 (4.24%) HTML
3 6 (3.64%) XML
4 5 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.03%) jQuery
5 4 (2.42%) Web Services
6 2 (1.21%) SOAP
7 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.61%) CSS
7 1 (0.61%) HTML5
7 1 (0.61%) SGML
7 1 (0.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.30%) Blackberry
3 13 (7.88%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.06%) BYOD
5 5 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.42%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.42%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.82%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.82%) NHS
8 2 (1.21%) CMDB
8 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.21%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.61%) Handset
9 1 (0.61%) IVR
9 1 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 89 (53.94%) Windows
2 34 (20.61%) Windows 7
3 28 (16.97%) Windows Server
4 18 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.06%) Android
6 8 (4.85%) Windows 10
7 7 (4.24%) Mac OS
7 7 (4.24%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.21%) Unix
10 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.61%) Project Management
2 29 (17.58%) Migration
3 22 (13.33%) ITIL
4 17 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.88%) Coaching
5 13 (7.88%) Data Protection
5 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (6.67%) Change Management
6 11 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.06%) Data Modelling
7 10 (6.06%) ETL
7 10 (6.06%) Project Governance
7 10 (6.06%) Resource Management
8 9 (5.45%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.45%) Programme Management
8 9 (5.45%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.85%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (4.24%) BPMN
10 7 (4.24%) CRM
10 7 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.76%) SQL
2 6 (3.64%) C#
2 6 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.03%) Delphi
4 3 (1.82%) C
4 3 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.48%) Degree
3 11 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.82%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.82%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.82%) MCDST
5 3 (1.82%) MOS
6 2 (1.21%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) MCP
6 2 (1.21%) MCSE
6 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.21%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) CCNA
7 1 (0.61%) CCNP
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.73%) SLA
2 20 (12.12%) PMO
3 3 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) IFRS
5 1 (0.61%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.61%) P3O
5 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 37 (22.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.61%) Firmware
4 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) SCCM
2 2 (1.21%) DameWare
2 2 (1.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.61%) Netcool
3 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.61%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 100 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.70%) Citrix
3 14 (8.48%) Cisco
4 12 (7.27%) Oracle
5 9 (5.45%) Lotus
6 8 (4.85%) SAP
7 7 (4.24%) VMware
8 4 (2.42%) HP
8 4 (2.42%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.82%) Apple
9 3 (1.82%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.82%) Dell
9 3 (1.82%) Huawei
9 3 (1.82%) Reuters
9 3 (1.82%) Sage
9 3 (1.82%) Veeam
9 3 (1.82%) Virgin Media
9 3 (1.82%) Xerox
10 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.21%) Wyse
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