The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Huddersfield 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 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 4 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 14.81% 7.41% 14.29%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Huddersfield region.

Applications Category
Huddersfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
13 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 48.15% 14.81% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £315 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.75 - £10.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Huddersfield

MS Excel
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft