The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 26 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 14.05% 12.66% 4.95%
As % of the Applications category 74.29% 67.44% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 4
Average daily rate £204 £290 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.74% -26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £209 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £404 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
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 Bradford region.

Applications Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
35 43 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.92% 18.78% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 4
Average daily rate £204 £271 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.88% -25.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 1
Average hourly rate £9.88 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.03% +23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (20.75%) VBA
4 11 (20.75%) MS Office
4 11 (20.75%) MS Access
5 10 (18.87%) Migration
6 9 (16.98%) .NET
6 9 (16.98%) Windows
7 8 (15.09%) MS Project
7 8 (15.09%) C#
7 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.21%) MVC
8 7 (13.21%) Finance
8 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
8 7 (13.21%) CRM
8 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
9 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (11.32%) SCOM
9 6 (11.32%) VMware
10 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
10 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
10 5 (9.43%) NHS
10 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Office
2 8 (15.09%) MS Project
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Skype
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Extranet
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) MS Access
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.89%) OLAP
4 1 (1.89%) OLTP
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) Hudson
3 3 (5.66%) FrontPage
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Data Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (13.21%) C# Developer
3 7 (13.21%) CRM Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Excel Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Software Configuration Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.66%) NHS Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Server Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Delphi Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) SOAP
2 2 (3.77%) WCF
2 2 (3.77%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) WF
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.66%) Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (18.87%) Migration
3 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.21%) CRM
4 7 (13.21%) MVC
4 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Software Deployment
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.66%) OO
8 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) SOA
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) VBA
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) C++
5 2 (3.77%) Delphi
5 2 (3.77%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) HNC
1 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) vCloud
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCOM
2 4 (7.55%) SCCM
3 3 (5.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) Perforce
4 2 (3.77%) Borland
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle