The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 17 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 North Yorkshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.79% 12.15% 5.88%
As % of the Applications category 60.87% 68.75% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate £225 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £345 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £505 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
23 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 9.50% 17.68% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 11
Average daily rate £225 £375 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +62.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
York -9 9 £225 -47.05% 11
Harrogate -4 1 - - 5
Middlesbrough -4 1 £225 - 2
Scarborough - - - -
Selby - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Knaresborough - - - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) MS Office
4 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 10 (29.41%) CMS
5 9 (26.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (23.53%) .NET
6 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 8 (23.53%) Java
7 7 (20.59%) HTML
7 7 (20.59%) XML
7 7 (20.59%) ITIL
7 7 (20.59%) Content Management
8 6 (17.65%) Windows
8 6 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.71%) XSLT
9 5 (14.71%) C#
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
9 5 (14.71%) Perl
9 5 (14.71%) Marketing
9 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Change Management
9 5 (14.71%) Web Accessibility
10 4 (11.76%) VMware
10 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
10 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 10 (29.41%) CMS
2 6 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Office
2 9 (26.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.82%) MS Project
4 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Tridion
1 3 (8.82%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) VoIP
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Intranet
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) DTS
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) NUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 3 (8.82%) Maven
2 3 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (8.82%) Hudson
General
1 5 (14.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Programmer
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Communications Officer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
1 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) XML
3 5 (14.71%) XSLT
3 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) WCF
5 2 (5.88%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (2.94%) Ninject
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Social Media
1 2 (5.88%) New Media
1 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
1 7 (20.59%) Content Management
2 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (14.71%) Change Management
2 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (14.71%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (11.76%) Time Management
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (2.94%) Business Development
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) XAML
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Epicor
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy
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