The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.71% 8.78% 12.54%
As % of the Applications category 47.83% 60.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 11
Average daily rate
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£310 £190 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% -42.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £110 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.25 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
MS Excel
Yorkshire

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

Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
46 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.95% 14.63% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 14
Average daily rate £300 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £110 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £359 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 20
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.25 £10.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £23.85 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -14 8 £306 +67.80% 12
Rotherham +6 7 £350 -
Barnsley - 2 £103 - 2
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) MS Office
3 13 (34.21%) Windows
4 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 9 (23.68%) C#
5 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
5 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
6 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) SQL
6 8 (21.05%) Finance
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 6 (15.79%) jQuery
7 6 (15.79%) Web Development
7 6 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) CRM
7 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.16%) MS Project
8 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.53%) Data Management
9 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
9 4 (10.53%) Citrix
9 4 (10.53%) VBA
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 5 (13.16%) MS Project
4 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (13.16%) CRM Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Project Officer
6 2 (5.26%) Excel Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) jQuery
2 3 (7.89%) HTML5
2 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) CRM
1 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (15.79%) Web Development
2 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Data Management
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (7.89%) BDD
4 3 (7.89%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (7.89%) TDD
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) ERP
4 3 (7.89%) ETL
4 3 (7.89%) BPR
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C#
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) VBA
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) Tcl
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.26%) CCA
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) XenApp
2 2 (5.26%) vSphere
2 2 (5.26%) UAG
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) Telerik
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) Altiris
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