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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.85% 3.61% 10.71%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 46.15% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 16
Median daily rate £349 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £358 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £410 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
11 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.05% 7.83% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 26
Median daily rate £342 £396 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £413 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) E-Discovery
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) FileNet
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Service Management
4 4 (33.33%) Retail
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Summit
6 2 (16.67%) MS Access

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 (33.33%) FileNet
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) FileNet Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Assistant
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Discovery
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) CRD IV
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) VMware