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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.95% 7.05% 1.22%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 55.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Average daily rate
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£403 £445 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.38% +32.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £282 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £505 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £314
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
12 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.89% 12.82% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 8
Average daily rate £400 £433 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +33.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £257 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £476 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 9 (52.94%) MS Project
2 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Legal
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Release Management
6 3 (17.65%) ETL
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.76%) SAP
7 2 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) QA
8 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Project
2 6 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (23.53%) MS Office
4 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Legal
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Release Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Planning Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Change Management
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Release Management
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
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