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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.29% 4.69% 5.43%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 45.71% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate £275 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £147 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.44 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% +3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £15.73 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
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
49 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.00% 10.26% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 18
Average daily rate £325 £300 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +23.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £386 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 7
Average hourly rate £9.00 £9.88 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% -10.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 20 £275 +57.14% 2
Doncaster - 1 - -
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 24 (58.54%) MS Excel
3 20 (48.78%) Windows
4 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
5 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (26.83%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) ITIL
8 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
9 8 (19.51%) SAS
10 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
10 7 (17.07%) Base SAS
10 7 (17.07%) Customer Segmentation
10 7 (17.07%) Data Quality
10 7 (17.07%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 6 (14.63%) Software Delivery
11 6 (14.63%) Analytics
11 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
11 6 (14.63%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (12.20%) Internet
12 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
12 5 (12.20%) SQLBase
13 4 (9.76%) Office 365
13 4 (9.76%) SCCM
13 4 (9.76%) NHS
13 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
13 4 (9.76%) Project Management
13 4 (9.76%) MS Project

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (19.51%) SAS
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Moodle
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 24 (58.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (9.76%) MS Project
4 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.88%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
2 2 (4.88%) WebEx
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Base SAS
2 5 (12.20%) SQLBase
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) MS Access
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.44%) SAS EBI
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Business Information Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) NHS Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.88%) PDA
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 7 (17.07%) Customer Segmentation
3 6 (14.63%) Analytics
3 6 (14.63%) Software Delivery
4 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Build Automation
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.88%) ITSM
7 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Workflow
8 1 (2.44%) E-business
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.44%) ThinApp
3 1 (2.44%) Unicenter
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Peregrine
2 3 (7.32%) Remedy
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe
3 2 (4.88%) Bomgar
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco
3 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) CA
4 1 (2.44%) ESRI
4 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.44%) Progress
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.44%) Spiceworks