The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Sheffield 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.88% 7.94% 5.91%
As % of the Applications category 55.00% 41.67% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.19 £9.48 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.16% -53.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £9.48 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £67.59 £28.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.70% 19.05% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 11
Average daily rate £340 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £100 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Average hourly rate £12.49 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.87% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.48 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £61.30 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) MS Office
4 4 (17.39%) MS Project
4 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
4 4 (17.39%) SCCM
4 4 (17.39%) SCOM
5 3 (13.04%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Data Security
6 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (8.70%) MS Access
6 2 (8.70%) NHS
6 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) PBX
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) MS Access
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Author
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Author
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Deskside Support
4 2 (8.70%) MI Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Teradata DBA
5 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
1 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
1 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (8.70%) Data Security
1 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
1 2 (8.70%) Project Management
1 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
1 2 (8.70%) Logistics
2 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (4.35%) Change Control
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
2 1 (4.35%) Data Entry
2 1 (4.35%) Time Management
2 1 (4.35%) Document Management
2 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.35%) ERP
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Teradata
2 1 (4.35%) BT
2 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.35%) Avaya
2 1 (4.35%) Lotus