Period
to 22 July 2018

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 July 2018 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 56 84
Rank change year-on-year -46 +28 -37
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 113 165 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.27% 3.89% 2.61%
As % of the Applications category 36.69% 46.35% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 63 76
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £275 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -19.59% +26.67%
10th Percentile £139 £81 £120
90th Percentile £426 £449 £544
England median daily rate £300 £305 £300
% change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.90% -12.50% +13.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £23.60 £20.23 £24.60
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +11.11%

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 308 356 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.20% 8.40% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 189 239
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -3.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £160 £140 £154
90th Percentile £450 £461 £490
England median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 41
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £12.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -13.11% +12.73%
10th Percentile £10.58 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £32.18 £20.50 £20.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%

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 July 2018.

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 July 2018.

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 July 2018. 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 -28 73 £300 -6.25% 49
South Yorkshire -18 23 £325 +293.94% 9
North Yorkshire -14 11 £271 +93.75% 7
East Yorkshire +5 3 £400 - 6
Microsoft Office
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 67 (59.29%) Microsoft
2 37 (32.74%) Windows
3 30 (26.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (18.58%) Finance
6 20 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.70%) Windows 7
7 18 (15.93%) Active Directory
8 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
9 15 (13.27%) Project Management
9 15 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (12.39%) PMO
11 13 (11.50%) Banking
12 12 (10.62%) SLA
12 12 (10.62%) Office 365
13 11 (9.73%) Windows 10
13 11 (9.73%) SQL
13 11 (9.73%) Legal
14 10 (8.85%) Business Analysis
14 10 (8.85%) Windows 8
15 8 (7.08%) Degree
15 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (6.19%) ITIL
16 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
16 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (6.19%) Apple
16 7 (6.19%) Use Case
16 7 (6.19%) Requirements Analysis
16 7 (6.19%) Windows Server

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 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.54%) Confluence
3 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.88%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) Documentum
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SAP R/3
1 3 (2.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.88%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.88%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Office 365
2 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Internet
2 3 (2.65%) LAN
2 3 (2.65%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (2.65%) SAN
3 2 (1.77%) Firewall
3 2 (1.77%) IPsec
3 2 (1.77%) MPLS
3 2 (1.77%) Skype
3 2 (1.77%) VPN
3 2 (1.77%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) 4G
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.88%) NAS
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) VoIP
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) MS Access
1 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.77%) Power BI
4 2 (1.77%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.77%) QlikView
4 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.88%) GIS
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.88%) OLAP
5 1 (0.88%) QGIS
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) JIRA
2 3 (2.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (18.58%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Legal
4 4 (3.54%) Retail
5 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.65%) Law
5 3 (2.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.77%) Electronics
6 2 (1.77%) German Language
6 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Military
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Analyst
2 13 (11.50%) Service Analyst
3 10 (8.85%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (8.85%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.08%) Developer
4 8 (7.08%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Data Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Administrator
7 5 (4.42%) Author
7 5 (4.42%) Consultant
7 5 (4.42%) Coordinator
7 5 (4.42%) IT Support
7 5 (4.42%) Process Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Report Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Technical Author
8 4 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.88%) PostGIS
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.54%) e-Learning
3 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.54%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.65%) iPad
4 3 (2.65%) iPhone
4 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.77%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.77%) PDA
6 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.74%) Windows
2 20 (17.70%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.73%) Windows 10
4 10 (8.85%) Windows 8
5 7 (6.19%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.42%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.54%) Unix
7 4 (3.54%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.54%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.65%) Android
8 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (13.27%) Project Management
3 10 (8.85%) Business Analysis
4 8 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.19%) ITIL
5 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.19%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (6.19%) Use Case
6 6 (5.31%) Analytics
6 6 (5.31%) Data Modelling
6 6 (5.31%) Migration
6 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.42%) Business Transformation
7 5 (4.42%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.42%) Requirements Management
7 5 (4.42%) Target Operating Model
7 5 (4.42%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.73%) SQL
2 5 (4.42%) C#
3 3 (2.65%) Java
3 3 (2.65%) VBA
4 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.77%) VB
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) Python
5 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.42%) MCP
4 4 (3.54%) A+ Certification
4 4 (3.54%) HNC
4 4 (3.54%) MCSA
4 4 (3.54%) MCSE
4 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.77%) CIPD
6 2 (1.77%) CISSP
6 2 (1.77%) CRISC
6 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.88%) MCDST
7 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.88%) PMP
7 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) PMO
2 12 (10.62%) SLA
3 5 (4.42%) GxP
4 3 (2.65%) GDPR
5 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.88%) GAAP
6 1 (0.88%) IFRS
System Software
1 18 (15.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (59.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Apple
3 5 (4.42%) SAP
4 4 (3.54%) Cisco
4 4 (3.54%) Citrix
4 4 (3.54%) CyberArk
4 4 (3.54%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.65%) VMware
6 2 (1.77%) Dell
6 2 (1.77%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.77%) HP
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle
6 2 (1.77%) Remedy
7 1 (0.88%) ESRI
7 1 (0.88%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) NetApp
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) Sophos