Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 23 October 2018 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 64 29
Rank change year-on-year +27 -35 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 10 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.98% 3.68% 4.22%
As % of the Applications category 43.48% 57.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 5
County Antrim median daily rate £146 £135 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +35.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £129 £78 £82
90th Percentile £355 £400 £308
Northern Ireland median daily rate £146 £167 £100
% change year-on-year -12.57% +67.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.00 £12.64 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.87% +26.38% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £9.95 £12.64 £10.00
% change year-on-year -21.27% +26.38% -

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 County Antrim with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 23 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 6.85% 6.40% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 22
County Antrim median daily rate £288 £164 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.57% -46.75% +119.64%
10th Percentile £142 £80 £113
90th Percentile £396 £400 £330
Northern Ireland median daily rate £275 £225 £308
% change year-on-year +22.22% -26.83% +119.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £10.00 £12.64 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.87% +26.38% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £9.98 £12.64 £10.00
% change year-on-year -21.07% +26.38% -

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in County Antrim

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in County Antrim

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in County Antrim over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in County Antrim

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in County Antrim

Microsoft Office
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Office within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +27 9 £146 +8.15% 5
Microsoft Office
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Reuters
5 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) ION MarketView
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team

Microsoft Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Lead
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Collateral Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) HNC
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Reuters
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Sun