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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 13 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 44 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.05% 4.48% 7.22%
As % of the Applications category 58.67% 33.33% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £110 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £90 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £126 £148
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.08 £25.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
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
75 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 17.12% 13.43% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 17 19
Average daily rate £275 £230 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £125 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +56.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £12.25 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 27 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 May 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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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 +4 19 £240 +100.00% 5
Doncaster +3 11 £160 -
Rotherham - 1 - - 1
Barnsley - 1 £105 -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 36 (58.06%) MS Excel
3 24 (38.71%) Windows
4 17 (27.42%) SQL
5 16 (25.81%) Windows XP
5 16 (25.81%) NHS
5 16 (25.81%) Data Analysis
6 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
7 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
9 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
10 10 (16.13%) ITIL
10 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (14.52%) MS Visio
12 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (11.29%) Finance
13 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
13 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
14 6 (9.68%) Citrix
14 6 (9.68%) Change Management
14 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
15 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (8.06%) Risk Analysis
15 5 (8.06%) Degree
15 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (8.06%) Project Management
15 5 (8.06%) Process Management
15 5 (8.06%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (17.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (58.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.52%) MS Visio
3 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) LAN
1 5 (8.06%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) DHCP
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Developer
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Developer
4 8 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Change Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Business Change Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Project Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.84%) MI Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Project Officer
9 2 (3.23%) Change Management Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
1 3 (4.84%) jQuery
1 3 (4.84%) HTML5
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) NHS
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Windows XP
3 13 (20.97%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.61%) Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Data Analysis
2 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 6 (9.68%) Change Management
3 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
4 5 (8.06%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (8.06%) Project Management
4 5 (8.06%) Process Management
5 4 (6.45%) ITSM
6 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.84%) Web Development
6 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.84%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.23%) Change Control
7 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) VBA
2 3 (4.84%) C#
2 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.61%) C
3 1 (1.61%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.61%) PMP
2 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.61%) MCTS
2 1 (1.61%) MCP
2 1 (1.61%) MCSE
2 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
4 1 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) OpenView
2 1 (1.61%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Citrix
3 4 (6.45%) HP
3 4 (6.45%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Telerik
5 2 (3.23%) Symantec
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Websense
6 1 (1.61%) CA
6 1 (1.61%) Peregrine
6 1 (1.61%) Lotus
6 1 (1.61%) Altiris
6 1 (1.61%) IBM