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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.75% 8.45% 7.69%
As % of the Applications category 62.07% 62.07% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £133 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -44.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
MS Excel
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
29 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.65% 13.62% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 23
Average daily rate £283 £288 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £117 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £500 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -33.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.39 £92.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) MS Office
3 14 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (17.14%) SQL
6 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
7 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 5 (14.29%) .NET
7 5 (14.29%) ITSM
8 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.43%) Finance
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) VMware
8 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.43%) MS Project
9 3 (8.57%) Puppet
9 3 (8.57%) REST
9 3 (8.57%) Change Control
9 3 (8.57%) vCloud
9 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.57%) SOAP
9 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.57%) DNS
9 3 (8.57%) Linux

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.71%) Moodle
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SyteLine
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
1 2 (5.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) Sybase IQ
2 1 (2.86%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) CRM Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.71%) Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Project Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (5.71%) MI Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Software Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Trainer
5 1 (2.86%) Project Officer
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Development Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) Middleware
3 3 (8.57%) SOAP
3 3 (8.57%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) PMI
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) CRM
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) ITSM
3 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Change Control
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) BDD
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.86%) BPR
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Document Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) vCloud
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) Squid
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago