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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 39 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 15 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.97% 5.82% 4.67%
As % of the Applications category 38.46% 56.36% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 6
Median daily rate £175 £275 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +124.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £96 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £407 £244
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £11.46 £9.75 £11.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.53% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £9.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £17.80 £15.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

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
39 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.72% 10.32% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 19
Median daily rate £305 £308 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £447 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Median hourly rate £17.21 £9.00 £10.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.22% -13.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £9.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £16.00 £15.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -14 14 £213 -22.72% 2
MS Office
Yorkshire

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Migration
3 11 (34.38%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Cisco
4 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 9 (28.13%) CheckPoint
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
5 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
6 8 (25.00%) NX-OS
6 8 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.88%) Brocade
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (21.88%) FCoE
7 7 (21.88%) F5
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
9 5 (15.63%) SQL
9 5 (15.63%) SLA
9 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
10 4 (12.50%) Citrix
10 4 (12.50%) SCCM
10 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
11 3 (9.38%) Problem Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Project
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (28.13%) NetScaler
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (25.00%) NX-OS
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (21.88%) FCoE
4 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) FWSM
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) SSH
6 1 (3.13%) WebEx
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Designer
3 4 (12.50%) Network Designer
3 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
1 1 (3.13%) WAP
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.25%) FMCG
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Migration
2 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.38%) High Availability
2 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
2 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
2 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (9.38%) Service Management
3 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Data Management
3 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.25%) DNA
3 2 (6.25%) ERP
3 2 (6.25%) ETL
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (6.25%) Network Design
3 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Plesk
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.88%) Brocade
4 7 (21.88%) F5
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Bluefish Communications
6 2 (6.25%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.13%) BT
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam