Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 18 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 46 41
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 37 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.52% 3.27% 3.82%
As % of the Applications category 77.08% 36.11% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 24
South Yorkshire median daily rate £281 £175 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -35.19% +68.75%
10th Percentile £81 £113 £120
90th Percentile £507 £406 £363
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £300 £260
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 16
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £9.73 £10.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.44 £23.75 £22.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.38 £14.44 £12.50
% change year-on-year -21.21% +15.50% +8.70%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 48 108 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.87% 9.05% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 57 43
South Yorkshire median daily rate £281 £340 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.28% +28.30% -11.67%
10th Percentile £83 £175 £120
90th Percentile £493 £495 £360
Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.73 £10.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.44 £23.75 £22.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -6.90% +6.66% +13.88%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Office in South Yorkshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +17 28 £231 +32.14%
Doncaster -4 2 £130 -66.45%
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 18 (48.65%) Windows
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Banking
3 10 (27.03%) Blackberry
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Cisco
5 8 (21.62%) VPN
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
6 7 (18.92%) Android
6 7 (18.92%) PMO
7 6 (16.22%) Coaching
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.22%) BYOD
7 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
7 6 (16.22%) Migration
7 6 (16.22%) ITSM
8 5 (13.51%) Citrix
8 5 (13.51%) Lotus
8 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
8 5 (13.51%) Mac OS
8 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
8 5 (13.51%) Skype
9 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring 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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
2 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (5.41%) Acrobat
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.70%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) VPN
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (13.51%) Skype
4 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.41%) FCoE
5 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) WebEx
6 1 (2.70%) DNS
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (27.03%) Banking
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Coordinator
3 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (10.81%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.11%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Banking Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Deskside Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Security Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Network Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Report Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Blackberry
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) BYOD
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.41%) PDA
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Android
4 5 (13.51%) Mac OS
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Coaching
1 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
1 6 (16.22%) ITSM
1 6 (16.22%) Migration
1 6 (16.22%) Project Management
2 4 (10.81%) Service Management
2 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
3 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Cash Management
4 2 (5.41%) Change Control
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
4 2 (5.41%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) ETL
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) PMO
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) NFS
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.41%) DameWare
3 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) Lotus
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Adobe
5 2 (5.41%) Bomgar
5 2 (5.41%) Brocade
5 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.70%) Huawei
6 1 (2.70%) Progress
6 1 (2.70%) Reuters
6 1 (2.70%) Veeam
6 1 (2.70%) Virgin Media