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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 8.75% 9.29% 7.91%
As % of the Applications category 42.42% 59.09% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Average daily rate
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£480 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.37% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £383 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%
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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
33 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.63% 15.71% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 27
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £430 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +131.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) MS Office
3 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Retail
5 6 (25.00%) MS Project
6 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) SAP
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) VMware
8 3 (12.50%) Legal
8 3 (12.50%) Change Management
8 3 (12.50%) General Ledger
8 3 (12.50%) Release Management
8 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (12.50%) Line Management
9 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (8.33%) Time Management
9 2 (8.33%) Incident Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
1 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Essbase
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 3 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Release Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UAT Tester
4 2 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Security Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £8.5 - £9 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago