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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 33 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.70% 6.38% 4.78%
As % of the Applications category 44.12% 62.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 3
Median daily rate £213 £275 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +96.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £96 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £407 £208
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £11.46 £10.50 £10.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £9.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.80 £14.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%

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
34 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.40% 10.25% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 9
Median daily rate £305 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £107 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Median hourly rate £12.92 £9.00 £9.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.55% -8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £9.00 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £12.30 £12.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +9.16%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Migration
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
4 9 (40.91%) NetScaler
5 8 (36.36%) NX-OS
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (31.82%) Brocade
6 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (31.82%) FCoE
6 7 (31.82%) F5
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 3 (13.64%) High Availability
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) SCCM
9 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
10 2 (9.09%) DNA
10 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
10 2 (9.09%) LAN
10 2 (9.09%) WAN

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (40.91%) NetScaler
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (36.36%) NX-OS
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (31.82%) FCoE
4 2 (9.09%) FWSM
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) WebEx
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Analyst
1 4 (18.18%) Designer
1 4 (18.18%) Network Designer
1 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.55%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) High Availability
2 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) DNA
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) People Management
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
4 7 (31.82%) Brocade
4 7 (31.82%) F5
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) Bluefish Communications
6 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.55%) BT