The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Sheffield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.88% 7.82% 13.68%
As % of the Applications category 48.39% 56.00% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate £290 £160 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £160 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +22.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
31 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.22% 13.97% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 9
Average daily rate £280 £300 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +93.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £191 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £414 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.98 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% +8.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
South Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) C++
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
5 5 (17.24%) Legal
5 5 (17.24%) Objective-C
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
5 5 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (17.24%) Digital Media
6 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
7 3 (10.34%) MS Project
7 3 (10.34%) SLA
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.34%) Time Management
7 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.90%) Speech Recognition
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Informatics
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.90%) Service Management
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.45%) DTS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (17.24%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Project Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Field Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.45%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
1 5 (17.24%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.90%) Speech Recognition
2 2 (6.90%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (10.34%) Time Management
2 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C#
1 5 (17.24%) C++
1 5 (17.24%) Objective-C
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Lotus
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) BT
4 1 (3.45%) Toshiba