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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.65% 7.38% 8.38%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% 48.65% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£131 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £12.75 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +7.40%
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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
39 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.12% 15.16% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 4
Average daily rate £250 £280 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £122 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £393 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
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 27 March 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 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.71%) VMware
8 3 (10.71%) HP
8 3 (10.71%) Time Management
9 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Change Control
9 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (7.14%) Citrix
9 2 (7.14%) NHS
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
9 2 (7.14%) SLA
9 2 (7.14%) Service Management
9 2 (7.14%) ITSM
9 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.14%) Finance

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) 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%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Project Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Trainer
5 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
5 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Information Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) MCSE
1 1 (3.57%) MCSA
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) OVSD
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
1 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) CommVault
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus
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