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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.79% 3.85% 10.59%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 36.84% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£258 £255 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +85.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £139 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £371 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.49 £13.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% -7.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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
24 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.09% 10.44% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 15
Average daily rate £275 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £455 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -11.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 3 July 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 3 July 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 (53.57%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
5 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 7 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.86%) Process Management
8 5 (17.86%) Change Management
8 5 (17.86%) ITSM
8 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (14.29%) VMware
9 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.71%) HP
10 3 (10.71%) Citrix
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
10 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (10.71%) Service Management
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) DHCP
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (17.86%) Change Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Business Change Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Project Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) MI Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
2 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) Process Management
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) ITSM
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (3.57%) X++
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Websense
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
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