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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.55% 5.68% 9.26%
As % of the Applications category 44.12% 37.74% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate
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£140 £168 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -48.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £100 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £220 £281
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 16
Average hourly rate £11.44 £11.00 £10.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £12.90 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.29 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.07% +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
34 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.30% 15.06% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 9
Average daily rate £300 £259 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -26.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £110 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 17
Average hourly rate £9.88 £11.25 £10.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +3.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £13.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -5 11 £175 -22.22% 5
Rotherham - 2 £350 - 2
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
4 12 (31.58%) ITIL
5 11 (28.95%) HP
6 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 7 (18.42%) SLA
8 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
9 5 (13.16%) Citrix
9 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.53%) Cisco
10 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (10.53%) SCCM
10 4 (10.53%) SCOM
10 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
10 4 (10.53%) Finance
10 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
10 4 (10.53%) VMware
11 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.89%) Time Management
11 3 (7.89%) German Language
11 3 (7.89%) vSphere
11 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.63%) Lync
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) OLAP
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.89%) German Language
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Server Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Trainer
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.63%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Windows XP
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Time Management
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.26%) Network Design
5 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Logistics
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Web Development
6 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) MCP
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) MetaFrame
3 3 (7.89%) ISA Server
3 3 (7.89%) XenApp
3 3 (7.89%) vSphere
3 3 (7.89%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
1 4 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.63%) OpenView
2 1 (2.63%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.63%) OVSD
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) HP
3 5 (13.16%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) IBM
5 3 (7.89%) MobileIron
5 3 (7.89%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Siemens
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) CA
7 1 (2.63%) CommVault
7 1 (2.63%) Telerik
7 1 (2.63%) Altiris
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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