Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 41 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 25 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.74% 3.38% 2.90%
As % of the Applications category 52.08% 63.64% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 14
South Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £288 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +43.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £158 £108 £175
90th Percentile £558 £520 £404
Yorkshire median daily rate £250 £275 £334
% change year-on-year -9.09% -17.60% +33.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 11
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £20.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.06% +37.70% +25.00%
10th Percentile £8.58 £10.66 £10.50
90th Percentile £15.00 £23.17 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.93 £13.50 £13.67
% change year-on-year +10.56% -1.26% +9.38%

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 44 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.26% 5.31% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 51
South Yorkshire median daily rate £200 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% -14.81% +9.76%
10th Percentile £157 £123 £175
90th Percentile £456 £491 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 12
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £20.66 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.85% +27.11% +32.11%
10th Percentile £8.90 £11.57 £10.65
90th Percentile £26.25 £29.56 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £14.56
% change year-on-year +7.75% -2.49% +7.12%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -11 14 £358 -7.74% 1
Doncaster +2 8 £288 +69.12% 2
Barnsley - 2 £288 -
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (20.00%) Office 365
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (20.00%) Banking
5 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
6 4 (16.00%) SLA
6 4 (16.00%) Workflow
6 4 (16.00%) Line Management
7 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) GDPR
7 3 (12.00%) Task Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.00%) Firewall
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) MS Access

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 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (8.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) Skype
1 2 (8.00%) WLAN
2 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Junior
3 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Bid Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
1 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.00%) Line Management
3 4 (16.00%) Workflow
4 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (8.00%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 3 (12.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Meraki
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) Google