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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 12 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.04% 1.05% 4.97%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 7.69% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £350 £315 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.60% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%

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
12 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.90% 13.68% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 29
Median daily rate £350 £346 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £363 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) QlikView
2 3 (50.00%) BPMN
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 3 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (50.00%) PaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) QlikView
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) BPMN
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) Data Security
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle