The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 6.67% 5.21% 8.97%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 37.04% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £113 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+188.88% -61.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £103 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £259 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £12.62 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
MS Excel
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
32 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 13.33% 14.06% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 8
Average daily rate £325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £113 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £375 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 3
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.62 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -49.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £14.95 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -5 10 £325 +225.00% 3
Harrogate +6 9 £338 +200.00% 4
Middlesbrough - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 7 (26.92%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 6 (23.08%) LAN
6 6 (23.08%) SAN
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) WAN
7 5 (19.23%) MS Office
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
7 5 (19.23%) Change Management
7 5 (19.23%) Wireless
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Network Security
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (15.38%) XenApp
8 4 (15.38%) XenServer
8 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) Wireless
2 5 (19.23%) WAN
3 4 (15.38%) Network Security
4 3 (11.54%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.85%) Toad
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) jQuery
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) W3C
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
2 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (15.38%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) ArchiMate
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (7.69%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
2 4 (15.38%) XenServer
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) NetApp
3 4 (15.38%) Meraki
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.85%) Veeam