The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.91% 5.73% 7.25%
As % of the Applications category 44.00% 37.14% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£175 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.75 £10.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +4.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £11.35 £11.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Applications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
25 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.16% 15.42% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 1
Average daily rate £300 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 10
Average hourly rate £9.75 £11.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +10.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Sheffield region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Sheffield region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
5 8 (28.57%) HP
6 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
8 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
9 3 (10.71%) Time Management
10 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
10 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
10 2 (7.14%) SLA
10 2 (7.14%) NHS
10 2 (7.14%) Finance
10 2 (7.14%) Legal
10 2 (7.14%) Service Management
11 1 (3.57%) OpenView
11 1 (3.57%) Change Management
11 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
11 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (3.57%) OVSD
11 1 (3.57%) Information Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) OLAP
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Trainer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Information Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
5 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView
1 1 (3.57%) OVSD
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
1 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) CommVault
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
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