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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.38% 4.12% 6.48%
As % of the Applications category 31.82% 25.00% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£138 £163 £103
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +58.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £265 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 £11.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
22 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.63% 16.46% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 17
Average daily rate £275 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £163 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.00 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Dell
6 3 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Ab Initio
7 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.11%) QlikView
7 2 (11.11%) MS Project
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (11.11%) SAS
7 2 (11.11%) Trillium
7 2 (11.11%) Cognos
7 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Informatica
7 2 (11.11%) Lotus

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) QlikView
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support
3 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Data Management
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
2 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) Ab Initio
4 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
4 2 (11.11%) Trillium
4 2 (11.11%) Cognos
4 2 (11.11%) Informatica
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus
4 2 (11.11%) Palantir
4 2 (11.11%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Compaq
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