Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 32 47
Rank change year-on-year -18 +15 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 26 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.93% 4.54% 3.28%
As % of the Applications category 46.43% 77.08% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 16
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £281 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +60.71% -33.96%
10th Percentile £149 £81 £113
90th Percentile £470 £507 £406
Yorkshire median daily rate £240 £275 £300
% change year-on-year -12.73% -8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 13
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.73 £10.79
90th Percentile £17.50 £21.44 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.38 £14.25
% change year-on-year +34.51% -20.18% +14.00%

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 56 48 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.32% 5.89% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 57
South Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £281 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -17.28% +28.91%
10th Percentile £133 £83 £175
90th Percentile £444 £493 £495
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £315 £338
% change year-on-year +7.94% -6.67% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 13
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.73 £10.79
90th Percentile £28.00 £21.44 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.90% +6.66%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -15 14 £325 +40.54% 4
Doncaster +4 8 £213 +63.46% 1
Rotherham - 1 £390 - 3
Barnsley - 1 - - 3
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (19.23%) Office 365
6 4 (15.38%) Line Management
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Workflow
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) SLA
7 3 (11.54%) Data Privacy
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (11.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (11.54%) Task Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Coaching
7 3 (11.54%) GDPR
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Author
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Junior
3 2 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Junior Security Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Author
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (3.85%) Spring
1 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (15.38%) Change Management
2 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 4 (15.38%) Line Management
2 4 (15.38%) Workflow
3 3 (11.54%) Coaching
3 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (11.54%) Data Privacy
3 3 (11.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Task Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Use Case
4 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) GDPR
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) SAP