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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 49 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.56% 6.88% 6.57%
As % of the Applications category 25.93% 44.90% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Median daily rate £415 £240 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £131 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £288 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £10.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
MS Office
South Yorkshire

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
27 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.03% 15.31% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 11
Median daily rate £363 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £131 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £355 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (58.82%) MS Excel
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (26.47%) Office 365
5 9 (26.47%) ITIL
5 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
6 8 (23.53%) SAS
6 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 7 (20.59%) Base SAS
7 7 (20.59%) Customer Segmentation
7 7 (20.59%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
7 7 (20.59%) Internet
7 7 (20.59%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 6 (17.65%) Service Management
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco
8 6 (17.65%) Analytics
8 6 (17.65%) Workflow
9 5 (14.71%) SQLBase
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (14.71%) NHS
9 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
10 4 (11.76%) CCNA
10 4 (11.76%) Windows XP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 8 (23.53%) SAS
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Moodle
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (8.82%) Acrobat
3 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.82%) MS Project
3 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (8.82%) VPN
2 3 (8.82%) WebEx
2 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (8.82%) Wireless
3 2 (5.88%) Broadband
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.88%) ISDN
3 2 (5.88%) PSTN
3 2 (5.88%) Telepresence
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Base SAS
2 5 (14.71%) SQLBase
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) OLAP
4 1 (2.94%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.94%) SAS EBI
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Data Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Business Information Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) NHS Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) NHS Information Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) NHS
3 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.82%) PDA
4 3 (8.82%) Statistics
5 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Vista
3 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 7 (20.59%) Customer Segmentation
3 6 (17.65%) Analytics
3 6 (17.65%) Service Management
3 6 (17.65%) Workflow
4 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
5 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.82%) ITSM
7 2 (5.88%) Build Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Web Filtering
8 1 (2.94%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (8.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) ThinApp
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Adobe
3 3 (8.82%) Bomgar
3 3 (8.82%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) Peregrine
3 3 (8.82%) Remedy
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Polycom
4 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.88%) Verint
5 1 (2.94%) ESRI
5 1 (2.94%) Progress
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) VMware