Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 65 25
Rank change year-on-year +31 -40 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 16 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.72% 2.64% 4.19%
As % of the Applications category 45.71% 57.69% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 4
County Antrim median daily rate £114 £137 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.61% -16.97% +43.17%
10th Percentile £61 £76 £81
90th Percentile £160 £392 £318
Northern Ireland median daily rate £114 £167 £165
% change year-on-year -31.59% +1.21% +43.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £12.00 £14.17 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.30% +41.68% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £12.00 £14.17 £10.00
% change year-on-year -15.30% +41.68% -

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 35 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 10.32% 4.58% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 12
County Antrim median daily rate £275 £164 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.94% -45.42% +148.96%
10th Percentile £75 £76 £94
90th Percentile £400 £401 £348
Northern Ireland median daily rate £275 £178 £300
% change year-on-year +54.93% -40.83% +148.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £12.00 £14.17 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.30% +41.68% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £12.00 £14.17 £10.00
% change year-on-year -15.30% +41.68% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +36 15 £114 -16.61% 2
Ballymoney - 1 - -
Microsoft Office
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (43.75%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Statistics
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
5 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) Reuters
6 3 (18.75%) Bloomberg
6 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
6 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) ION MarketView
6 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Law
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Front Office
8 1 (6.25%) SAN

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 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DHCP
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Law
5 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) IT Support
5 3 (18.75%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
2 5 (31.25%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Collateral Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Bloomberg
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Reuters
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sun