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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.15% 12.61% 4.46%
As % of the Applications category 28.00% 72.50% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £11.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -9.37%
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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
25 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.26% 17.39% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 1
Average daily rate £300 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £9.75 £11.25 £10.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.39 £12.20 £10.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) MS Office
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) MS Project
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) BPR
6 3 (15.00%) Data Management
6 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Retail
6 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) UAG
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
7 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (5.00%) TeamSite
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) 2G
2 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.00%) MS Access
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) OLAP
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (15.00%) CRM Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Process Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) BPR
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
5 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCA
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) MKS