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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 1 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.05% 5.19% 4.52%
As % of the Applications category 8.33% 32.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate - £290 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £293 £230
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +27.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
MS Office
West Yorkshire

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 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.63% 16.23% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 20
Average daily rate £425 £405 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £280 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Email Filtering
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £342.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago