The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 47 45 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -25  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.07% 1.62% 4.37%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 18.42% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £166 - £131
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +64.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £15.50 £13.06
% change year-on-year -12.59% +18.72%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 16 38 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 4.29% 8.78% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 21
Median daily rate £375 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £272 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Median hourly rate - £13.15 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Sheffield

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Sheffield

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Sheffield over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Sheffield

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Sheffield

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Migration
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
4 8 (42.11%) NetScaler
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) Brocade
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (36.84%) FCoE
5 7 (36.84%) F5
5 7 (36.84%) NX-OS
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) High Availability
9 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (10.53%) Office 365
9 2 (10.53%) Bluefish Communications
9 2 (10.53%) Network Design
9 2 (10.53%) SCCM
9 2 (10.53%) Network Security
9 2 (10.53%) Telecoms

MS Office
Top Related 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (42.11%) NetScaler
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (36.84%) FCoE
2 7 (36.84%) NX-OS
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) FWSM
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Designer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Public Sector Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
1 1 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) High Availability
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.53%) DNA
3 2 (10.53%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
4 7 (36.84%) Brocade
4 7 (36.84%) F5
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Bluefish Communications
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) BT
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
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