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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 45 44 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.98% 1.65% 5.33%
As % of the Applications category 20.41% 29.17% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £300 £295 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +126.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
MS Office
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
49 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.72% 5.65% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 16
Median daily rate £338 £265 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £243 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £346 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (25.00%) CCNA
5 5 (25.00%) Office 365
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Workflow
7 3 (15.00%) Legal
7 3 (15.00%) ITSM
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) MS Project
7 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) WFM
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (10.00%) Polycom
8 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (10.00%) Statistics
8 2 (10.00%) SCCM
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (15.00%) MS Project
3 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) Acrobat
4 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Broadband
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) ISDN
2 2 (10.00%) PSTN
2 2 (10.00%) Telepresence
2 2 (10.00%) WebEx
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.00%) FWSM
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) NX-OS
3 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Junior
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) WFM
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.00%) Web Filtering
6 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNA
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Lotus
4 2 (10.00%) Polycom
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) Verint
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) Bomgar
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Peregrine
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire