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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.42% 6.16% 9.40%
As % of the Applications category 87.50% 47.37% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 13
Median daily rate £420 £358 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.31% -20.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
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
8 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.34% 13.01% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 18
Median daily rate £420 £356 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -20.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £13.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

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 30 September 2016.

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 September 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 9 (60.00%) Banking
1 9 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 5 (33.33%) MS Project
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) DSDM
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) FileNet
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Legal
4 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 4 (26.67%) CMS
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Content Management
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) WebSphere

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 (26.67%) CMS
1 4 (26.67%) FileNet
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Project
2 5 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.67%) Acrobat
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Legal
4 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) FileNet Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Project Assistant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile UI Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Assistant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Designer
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Business Transformation
2 4 (26.67%) Content Management
2 4 (26.67%) DSDM
2 4 (26.67%) E-Discovery
2 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Wireframes
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) VMware