The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Halifax region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.52% 7.63% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 29.03% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 13
Average daily rate £310 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £188 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.67% -6.66%
Applications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
33 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 17.46% 26.27% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 25
Average daily rate £320 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £222 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Excel
West Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) MS Office
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Retail
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Banking
4 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (23.81%) Retail Banking
4 5 (23.81%) MS Project
4 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) XSD
5 3 (14.29%) XSLT
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) J2EE
5 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (23.81%) MS Project
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Junior Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) PMO Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Junior
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) XSD
1 3 (14.29%) XSLT
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) SOA
2 3 (14.29%) UML
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) Use Case
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.76%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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