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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.84% 6.70% 8.14%
As % of the Applications category 44.68% 48.28% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate
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£240 £280 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £240 £264
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -57.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.75% -
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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
47 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.31% 13.88% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 7
Average daily rate £275 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £120 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £418 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -32.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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 (46.88%) Windows
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
4 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
5 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
5 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Degree
6 5 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Process Management
6 5 (15.63%) Finance
6 5 (15.63%) VMware
6 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (15.63%) HP
7 4 (12.50%) Citrix
7 4 (12.50%) Time Management
7 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (9.38%) SAN
8 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Change Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Business Change Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Project Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Trainer
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
1 6 (18.75%) Change Management
1 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (15.63%) Process Management
2 5 (15.63%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (12.50%) Time Management
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) ITSM
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.13%) OVSD
3 1 (3.13%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Websense
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) CommVault
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