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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.01% 9.29% 7.63%
As % of the Applications category 44.00% 53.13% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Average daily rate
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£419 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £286 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +4.46%
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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
25 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 15.92% 17.49% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 27
Average daily rate £378 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing MS Excel 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 Excel.

1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
1 11 (42.31%) MS Office
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Retail
3 8 (30.77%) MS Project
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) SAP
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Legal
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Release Management
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (11.54%) Line Management
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) General Ledger
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
7 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 2 (7.69%) HND
7 2 (7.69%) Windows

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing MS Excel 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 Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Office
2 8 (30.77%) MS Project
2 8 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Essbase
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Retail
4 4 (15.38%) Legal
5 3 (11.54%) General Ledger
6 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Release Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) UAT Tester
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Release Management
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
2 1 (3.85%) R
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) HND
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
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