The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 15 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.09% 6.92% 6.30%
As % of the Applications category 34.21% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 6
Average daily rate
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£315 £153 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.55% -55.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £127 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £352 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+34.50% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.80 £13.94 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +3.22%
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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 Halifax region.

Applications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
38 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 26.57% 13.84% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 14
Average daily rate £396 £160 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.50% -50.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £114 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £381 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.60 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

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 22 December 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 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Retail
3 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) MS Project
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
7 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
8 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (7.14%) Lotus
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) UAT Tester
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Assistant Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Planner
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
1 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
2 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
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