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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 17 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.55% 10.38% 19.02%
As % of the Applications category 37.04% 84.62% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £298 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -17.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £160 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £438 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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
27 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.27% 12.26% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
Average daily rate £275 £230 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £153 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £440 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £13.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 4 £300 -24.05% 11
Harrogate +6 2 £273 +18.47% 2
Middlesbrough - - - -
Skipton - - - - 2
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) CRM
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) NHS
6 4 (16.00%) MS Office
6 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (8.00%) JSON
8 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
8 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (8.00%) VMware
8 2 (8.00%) MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Firewall
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.00%) XML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.00%) MS Access
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Project Support Officer
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Project Officer
3 2 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.00%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (28.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Security Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee
3 1 (4.00%) Sophos
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