Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 25 15
Rank change year-on-year -33 -10 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 22 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.79% 4.46% 9.45%
As % of the Applications category 55.00% 36.36% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 8
Belfast median daily rate £147 £100 £99
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.00% +1.27% -68.65%
10th Percentile £84 £82 £78
90th Percentile £400 £318 £475
County Antrim median daily rate £147 £100 £99
% change year-on-year +47.00% +1.27% -68.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Belfast median hourly rate £11.50 £11.50 -
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.50 £11.50 -

Microsoft Office is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 40 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.90% 12.27% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 13
Belfast median daily rate £225 £308 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.83% +115.79% -54.76%
10th Percentile £95 £134 £81
90th Percentile £388 £344 £475
County Antrim median daily rate £225 £308 £143
% change year-on-year -26.83% +115.79% -54.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Belfast median hourly rate £11.50 £11.50 -
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.50 £11.50 -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Microsoft Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Belfast

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Office in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Belfast

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Belfast over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Belfast

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) Banking
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) HP
9 3 (13.64%) Unix
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
9 3 (13.64%) Reuters
9 3 (13.64%) Bloomberg
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) iPad
9 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
9 3 (13.64%) Reference Data
9 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) ION MarketView
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
10 2 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (9.09%) Change Control
10 2 (9.09%) Email Management

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Business Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Exchange Support
6 2 (9.09%) Support Assistant
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support
7 1 (4.55%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Server Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) iPad
2 3 (13.64%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Equities
4 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Collateral Management
3 2 (9.09%) Email Management
3 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) KYC
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Bloomberg
3 3 (13.64%) Reuters
4 2 (9.09%) Clearswift
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) CyberTech
5 1 (4.55%) Lotus
5 1 (4.55%) NICE Systems
5 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow