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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 12 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.46% 6.32% 6.45%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 46.15% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £440 £350 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -31.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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
12 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 17.91% 13.68% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 28
Median daily rate £350 £346 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -18.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £363 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

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
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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 3 (37.50%) Tandem
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) ISPF
3 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) B2B
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) zOS
3 3 (37.50%) JCL
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Axway
3 3 (37.50%) iSeries
3 3 (37.50%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Wireframes

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 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Project
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) FTP
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) z/OS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HR Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) ISPF
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iSeries
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) Tandem
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) B2B
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) DSDM
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
3 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Axway
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Sterling
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft