The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Halifax region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.82% 2.76% 6.22%
As % of the Applications category 10.71% 55.56% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £335 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -15.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £285 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £361 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
28 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.97% 4.97% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 21
Average daily rate £430 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £320 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £391 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) VB6
3 3 (27.27%) VB
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) MS Project
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Legal

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) VB Developer
2 3 (27.27%) VB6 Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PMO Assistant
4 1 (9.09%) Planning Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Planning Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) VB
1 3 (27.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
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