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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.94% 4.78% 5.17%
As % of the Applications category 47.62% 44.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Average daily rate £275 £175 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £119 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £215 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
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
42 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.37% 10.87% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 13
Average daily rate £350 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £117 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £392 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 £9.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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
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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) MS Excel
3 16 (45.71%) Windows
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
7 8 (22.86%) SAS
7 8 (22.86%) Degree
8 7 (20.00%) Base SAS
8 7 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
8 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.00%) Data Quality
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 6 (17.14%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (17.14%) Analytics
10 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) SQLBase
10 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 4 (11.43%) NHS
11 4 (11.43%) Internet
11 4 (11.43%) Project Management
11 4 (11.43%) MS Project
11 4 (11.43%) Office 365
11 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
12 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (22.86%) SAS
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Moodle
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (62.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (11.43%) MS Project
4 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (5.71%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.71%) VPN
2 2 (5.71%) WebEx
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Base SAS
2 5 (14.29%) SQLBase
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
4 1 (2.86%) OLAP
4 1 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.86%) SAS EBI
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Information Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) NHS Information Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) NHS
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.71%) PDA
5 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 7 (20.00%) Customer Segmentation
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Analytics
3 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Build Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) ITSM
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.86%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
2 2 (5.71%) Bomgar
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) Peregrine
2 2 (5.71%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) ESRI
3 1 (2.86%) Progress
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) VMware