The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.79% 8.30% 4.70%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 53.85% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -43.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £208 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.19 £27.50 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.02% +141.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.22 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -5.20%
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South Yorkshire

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

Applications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
27 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.22% 15.42% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 16
Average daily rate £275 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £163 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +27.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £27.50 £11.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) MS Office
3 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) NHS
5 4 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 4 (16.67%) MS Access
5 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (12.50%) SCCM
6 3 (12.50%) SCOM
6 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Security
7 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) WAN
7 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (4.17%) TeamSite
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) 2G
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Data Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) MI Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Author
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Author
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Data Security
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Logistics
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) MobileIron
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Lotus
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MKS
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata