The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 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 Bradford 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.11% 2.65% 4.35%
As % of the Applications category 77.78% 28.57% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £256 £265 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.30% +51.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.53 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
9 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.57% 9.27% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate £200 £255 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +45.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £161 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £349 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.42 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Excel
West Yorkshire

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Bradford region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Bradford region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) MS Project
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Release Management
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (13.04%) AIX
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.04%) Middleware
7 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
8 2 (8.70%) Citrix
8 2 (8.70%) PMP
8 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
8 2 (8.70%) Intranet
8 2 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.70%) SharePoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Project
3 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Release Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planner
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Programme Planner
4 2 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) WinForms
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) AIX
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
1 4 (17.39%) Service Management
1 4 (17.39%) Release Management
2 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Process Management
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PMP
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica