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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 40 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.68% 4.87% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 36.84% 36.96% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Average daily rate
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£218 £325 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £106 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £348 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.98 £11.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +20.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £20.59 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -1.54%
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
38 46 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.28% 13.18% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 29
Average daily rate £265 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £114 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -17 9 £295 +84.37% 4
Doncaster -2 3 - -
Rotherham - 1 £170 -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 35 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 22 (40.00%) Windows
4 20 (36.36%) SQL
5 14 (25.45%) NHS
5 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (25.45%) Data Analysis
5 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (23.64%) ITIL
7 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
7 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
8 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
10 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
10 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
10 8 (14.55%) Citrix
11 7 (12.73%) Degree
12 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (10.91%) LAN
12 6 (10.91%) WAN
12 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Change Management
13 5 (9.09%) Service Management
13 5 (9.09%) Process Management
13 5 (9.09%) ITSM
13 5 (9.09%) Finance
13 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.64%) Moodle
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
1 2 (3.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) LAN
1 6 (10.91%) WAN
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) DNS
3 3 (5.45%) Internet
3 3 (5.45%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) Wireless
5 1 (1.82%) MPLS
5 1 (1.82%) DSL
5 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) MS Access
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Service Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.09%) Change Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) IT Support
8 3 (5.45%) MI Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Project Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Change Management Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) NHS
2 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows XP
3 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.82%) Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Data Analysis
2 13 (23.64%) ITIL
3 6 (10.91%) Change Management
3 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 5 (9.09%) Service Management
4 5 (9.09%) Process Management
4 5 (9.09%) ITSM
4 5 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.64%) Change Control
7 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.64%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) VBA
3 2 (3.64%) C
4 1 (1.82%) C++
4 1 (1.82%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PMP
4 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.82%) MCTS
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Unicenter
2 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.64%) WSUS
3 2 (3.64%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Citrix
3 4 (7.27%) CA
3 4 (7.27%) Peregrine
3 4 (7.27%) Remedy
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.45%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) Spiceworks
6 1 (1.82%) Websense
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago