Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 48 38
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 28 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.19% 2.74% 3.93%
As % of the Applications category 82.35% 29.55% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 21
Sheffield median daily rate £231 £175 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -36.36% +71.88%
10th Percentile £81 £100 £118
90th Percentile £533 £400 £363
South Yorkshire median daily rate £281 £175 £265
% change year-on-year +60.71% -33.96% +65.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Sheffield median hourly rate £14.87 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.35% +6.12% +13.95%
10th Percentile £9.72 £10.98 £8.93
90th Percentile £21.79 £17.50 £15.20
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -3.85%

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 34 88 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.09% 9.28% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 37
Sheffield median daily rate £225 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.82% +23.64% -
10th Percentile £81 £188 £114
90th Percentile £524 £525 £368
South Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £340 £264
% change year-on-year -19.12% +28.91% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Sheffield median hourly rate £14.87 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.35% +4.00% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.72 £10.98 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.79 £17.50 £15.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -10.55%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Sheffield

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Sheffield

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Sheffield over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Sheffield

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Sheffield

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Sheffield over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 16 (57.14%) Windows
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) VPN
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Android
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (21.43%) Coaching
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) BYOD
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (17.86%) IBM Notes
7 5 (17.86%) Citrix
7 5 (17.86%) Lotus
7 5 (17.86%) Mac OS
8 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.29%) ITSM
8 4 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (14.29%) SLA
9 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
9 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
9 3 (10.71%) Windows XP

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (17.86%) IBM Notes
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (7.14%) Acrobat
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.57%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) VPN
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 2 (7.14%) FCoE
3 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.14%) Skype
3 2 (7.14%) WebEx
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (3.57%) German Language
5 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Deskside Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Security Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Mac Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Report Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) BYOD
3 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.14%) PDA
5 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Android
4 5 (17.86%) Mac OS
5 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Coaching
2 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 4 (14.29%) ITSM
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Cash Management
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 2 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) NFS
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Lotus
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Adobe
5 2 (7.14%) Bomgar
5 2 (7.14%) Brocade
5 2 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) Apple
6 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.57%) Huawei
6 1 (3.57%) Progress
6 1 (3.57%) Reuters
6 1 (3.57%) Virgin Media