The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 20 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 23 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.08% 6.99% 8.68%
As % of the Applications category 48.94% 46.43% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 3
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£243 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £191 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £367 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.75 £10.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +4.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £16.95 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
MS Office
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
47 56 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.43% 15.05% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 15
Average daily rate £260 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £110 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £365 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 20
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £23.85 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the South Yorkshire region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the South Yorkshire region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 11 £131 -53.12% 2
Rotherham +6 7 £350 -
Barnsley +2 1 £105 -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (55.56%) Windows
3 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
4 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
5 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
7 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
8 9 (20.00%) ITIL
9 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
10 6 (13.33%) Project Management
10 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.33%) Finance
11 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.11%) HP
11 5 (11.11%) MS Project
11 5 (11.11%) SQL
12 4 (8.89%) HTML
12 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
12 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
12 4 (8.89%) SLA
12 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (8.89%) jQuery
12 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (8.89%) VCP4
12 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (6.67%) HTML5
13 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
13 3 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Project
3 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) LAN
1 2 (4.44%) VoIP
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Developer
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Project Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.44%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Trainer
6 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.44%) Project Officer
6 2 (4.44%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
1 4 (8.89%) jQuery
2 3 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) NHS
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) FMCG
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) Time Management
5 3 (6.67%) Web Development
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) Network Design
6 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Logistics
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) ITSM
7 1 (2.22%) Information Management
7 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.89%) VCP4
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) OpenView
1 1 (2.22%) Unicenter
1 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.22%) OVSD
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
1 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Citrix
3 3 (6.67%) Telerik
4 2 (4.44%) Siemens
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Lotus
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Altiris
5 1 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) CommVault
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
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