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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 16 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.02% 5.81% 7.11%
As % of the Applications category 41.03% 69.44% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 7
Median daily rate £175 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £255
% change year-on-year
-11.21% +21.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £12.92 £10.50 £10.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.04% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £9.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.58 £11.70 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £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
39 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.37% 8.37% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 12
Median daily rate £248 £288 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.91% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £80 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £404 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Median hourly rate £12.92 £9.00 £10.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.55% -13.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £12.50 £16.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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
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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Migration
4 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 8 (29.63%) NX-OS
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (25.93%) Brocade
6 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (25.93%) FCoE
6 7 (25.93%) F5
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.93%) VMware
7 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Citrix
8 4 (14.81%) Windows
8 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (14.81%) SCCM
9 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 3 (11.11%) WFM
9 3 (11.11%) High Availability
9 3 (11.11%) MS Project
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Legal

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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (11.11%) MS Project
4 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (29.63%) NX-OS
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (25.93%) FCoE
4 2 (7.41%) FWSM
4 2 (7.41%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) WebEx
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Designer
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Designer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
1 1 (3.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.70%) Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) High Availability
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.11%) Project Management
2 3 (11.11%) WFM
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) ITSM
3 2 (7.41%) Network Design
3 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Service Management
3 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) DNA
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) People Management
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco
3 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.93%) Brocade
4 7 (25.93%) F5
4 7 (25.93%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.70%) Bluefish Communications
7 1 (3.70%) BT