The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.48% 3.31% 7.75%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 30.77% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Median daily rate £413 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £298 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £355 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -
MS Excel
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
5 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.46% 10.74% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 27
Median daily rate £413 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel 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 Halifax region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 6 (66.67%) MS Project
1 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Photoshop
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Business Transformation
3 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) DSDM
3 4 (44.44%) Content Management
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Legal
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 4 (44.44%) Requirements Management
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (66.67%) MS Project
2 5 (55.56%) Photoshop
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile UI Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Mortgage Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Assistant
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Assistant
3 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Business Transformation
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 4 (44.44%) DSDM
2 4 (44.44%) Process Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Requirements Management
2 4 (44.44%) Validation
2 4 (44.44%) Wireframes
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft