The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.00% 16.04% 7.23%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 85.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Average daily rate £95 £91 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -3.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £267 £230
% change year-on-year
+7.97% +15.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.77%
MS Office
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.00% 18.87% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 1
Average daily rate £95 £93 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -1.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -12 4 £95 +4.10% 4
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) OLAP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (37.50%) OLAP
1 3 (37.50%) OLAP Cube
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Onboarding Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) KYC
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
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