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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.60% 1.82% 2.76%
As % of the Applications category 7.14% 10.71% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£473 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.66% -10.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £278 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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
14 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.38% 16.97% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 8
Average daily rate £397 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £505 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
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

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Project
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Document Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Document Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
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