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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 7 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.88% 14.29% 0.98%
As % of the Applications category 36.84% 72.73% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £93 £88 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -72.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
MS Office
County Antrim

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
19 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 15.97% 19.64% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Median daily rate £300 £93 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+224.32% -70.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £80 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £175 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.39%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Belfast region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (25.00%) WebEx
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) XMPP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Acrobat
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) LIMS

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) WebEx
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Process Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
1 1 (12.50%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GxP
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Reuters
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £18.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago