Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 23 32
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 8 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 7.41% 5.05% 3.30%
As % of the Applications category 72.73% 73.33% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 14
Halifax median daily rate £345 £342 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.88% -5.00% -5.26%
10th Percentile £294 £259 £286
90th Percentile £415 £430 £400
West Yorkshire median daily rate £305 £320 £341
% change year-on-year -4.69% -6.23% +6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £13.60
% change year-on-year +24.59% +12.17% +2.99%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 10.19% 6.88% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 23
Halifax median daily rate £350 £361 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.05% +1.40% -11.66%
10th Percentile £294 £262 £286
90th Percentile £440 £430 £411
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year - -4.41% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Halifax median hourly rate - £9.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.42% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year -17.86% +2.98% +23.59%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Halifax

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Halifax

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Halifax over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel.

1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) PMO
4 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Progress

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Planner
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Progress