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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 10.30% 1.10% 4.85%
As % of the Applications category 60.71% 22.22% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £335 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.05% -19.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £323 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £347 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
28 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.97% 4.95% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 21
Average daily rate £430 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £320 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £391 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) ETL
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) Business Objects
3 10 (34.48%) Banking
4 9 (31.03%) Retail
4 9 (31.03%) VBA
4 9 (31.03%) MS Access
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) MS Project
7 5 (17.24%) MS Office
7 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
7 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) Xcelsius
8 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
9 3 (10.34%) Change Management
9 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.34%) SAS
10 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
10 2 (6.90%) Project Management
10 2 (6.90%) Quality Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (10.34%) SAS
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Project
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MS Access
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) Xcelsius
5 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) DB2
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Retail
4 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) MI Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.45%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Excel Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) J2EE
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) XSD
1 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ETL
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.45%) Use Case
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) VB6
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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