The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.67% 5.56% 4.24%
As % of the Applications category 77.78% 44.44% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate
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£90 - £170
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 - £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £95 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.64% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.93% +2.74%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Applications Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
9 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.57% 12.50% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Average daily rate £90 £198 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.43% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £125 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £270 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Belfast region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Belfast region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

MS Office
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office.

1 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Credit Risk
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Basel III
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
7 1 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
7 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (9.09%) Workflow

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing MS Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 3 (27.27%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Basel III
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
Belfast, County Antrim
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