Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 23 51
Rank change year-on-year -32 +28 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 19 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.18% 6.42% 3.09%
As % of the Applications category 37.25% 78.33% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 16
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £175 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -54.84% +34.78%
10th Percentile £124 £81 £102
90th Percentile £470 £373 £544
Yorkshire median daily rate £239 £275 £342
% change year-on-year -13.18% -19.59% +17.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £9.08 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.78% -52.86% +35.28%
10th Percentile £9.90 £8.79 £12.75
90th Percentile £16.25 £20.28 £23.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.25 £14.87
% change year-on-year +36.00% -24.32% +18.92%

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 51 60 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.86% 8.20% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 62
South Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £250 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -31.51% +29.78%
10th Percentile £123 £81 £182
90th Percentile £450 £393 £520
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £305 £340
% change year-on-year +14.75% -10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £9.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.27% -48.14% +30.01%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.79 £13.00
90th Percentile £16.00 £20.28 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +27.50% -18.64% +13.46%

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 23 September 2018.

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
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 23 September 2018. 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 -31 9 £325 +242.11% 5
Doncaster +9 8 £213 +63.46% 2
Rotherham - 1 £390 - 3
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Office 365
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Line Management
6 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (10.53%) Coaching
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case

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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Documentum
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) 4G
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) IPsec
1 1 (5.26%) MPLS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Author
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (5.26%) Server Building
4 1 (5.26%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) CRISC
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
2 1 (5.26%) Meraki
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Thales