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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.19% 5.71% 10.29%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 41.38% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £161 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £343 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £7.50 £12.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -63.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
48 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.58% 13.81% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 7
Average daily rate £275 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £120 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £418 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Average hourly rate £9.45 £10.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% -32.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) UNIX
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.04%) BPR
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) MS Project
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) vSphere
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Puppet
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) vCloud
6 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.70%) Gherkin

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase IQ
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
1 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.70%) MI Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) BPR
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCA
1 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) vCloud
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) UAG
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago