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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 38 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.49% 1.80% 4.30%
As % of the Applications category 29.41% 29.41% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £500 £325 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +195.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £277 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £325 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £288 £278
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -24.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
34 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.46% 6.12% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 11
Median daily rate £338 £265 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% -22.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £240 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £325 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Service Management
4 6 (35.29%) Office 365
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA
6 4 (23.53%) Workflow
6 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (17.65%) ITSM
7 3 (17.65%) WFM
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Legal
7 3 (17.65%) Internet
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Lotus
8 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
8 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.76%) Broadband
8 2 (11.76%) ISDN
8 2 (11.76%) PSTN
8 2 (11.76%) Windows
8 2 (11.76%) MS Project
8 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
8 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco IPCC

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 (11.76%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) MS Project
4 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
4 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Broadband
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) ISDN
2 2 (11.76%) PSTN
2 2 (11.76%) Telepresence
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WebEx
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing Technician
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Check Point Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) PMO Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Project Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Project Support Coordinator
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
2 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) ITSM
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) WFM
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus
3 2 (11.76%) Polycom
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.76%) Verint
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Bomgar
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Peregrine
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy