Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 51 39
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 27 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.25% 2.79% 4.07%
As % of the Applications category 62.79% 35.96% 53.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 21
South Yorkshire median daily rate £288 £175 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.29% -30.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £106 £175 £80
90th Percentile £524 £405 £420
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £338 £268
% change year-on-year -18.52% +26.17% -9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 15
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.70% +25.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.17 £23.75 £17.60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.75 £13.60 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.22% +8.76% +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 43 89 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.17% 7.75% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 48
South Yorkshire median daily rate £294 £339 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.28% +10.16% +2.50%
10th Percentile £121 £181 £115
90th Percentile £492 £475 £486
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £338 £325
% change year-on-year - +3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £16.25 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.11% +32.11% -0.97%
10th Percentile £11.57 £10.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £29.56 £23.75 £17.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.15 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +1.07% +2.98% +16.82%

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 20 January 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
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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 +13 19 £388 +121.43% 7
Doncaster +1 5 £170 - 3
Microsoft Office
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 6 (22.22%) ITSM
4 6 (22.22%) Windows
5 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
5 5 (18.52%) Banking
5 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
6 4 (14.81%) PMO
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
6 4 (14.81%) Skype
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco
6 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.11%) WAN

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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Acrobat
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Skype
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) BGP
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) IPsec
3 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) NX-OS
3 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.41%) WebEx
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) FCoE
4 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Coordinator
3 4 (14.81%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Designer
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Deskside Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) PDA
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 6 (22.22%) ITSM
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Cash Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Informatics
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
1 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.41%) DameWare
3 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) Bomgar
3 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Progress
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.70%) Brocade
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam