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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 42 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.56% 5.16% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 34.00% 58.70% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 13
Median daily rate £344 £269 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £80 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £407 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £11.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.95% -46.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £9.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £18.40 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
50 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.52% 8.80% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 21
Median daily rate £248 £275 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £80 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £388 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £319
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £9.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £9.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £15.50 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -18 12 £344 +19.56% 9
Doncaster -1 3 - - 3
Barnsley -6 1 - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 43 (76.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (37.50%) Windows
3 14 (25.00%) MS Office
4 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
4 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (19.64%) SLA
6 10 (17.86%) VMware
7 9 (16.07%) Service Management
7 9 (16.07%) Project Management
7 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
7 9 (16.07%) ITIL
7 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 8 (14.29%) SAP
9 7 (12.50%) SQL
9 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 7 (12.50%) Internet
9 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.71%) QlikView
10 6 (10.71%) Finance
10 6 (10.71%) Cisco
10 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
11 5 (8.93%) VB
11 5 (8.93%) IIS
11 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
11 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (8.93%) Problem Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (8.93%) IIS
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.14%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) NAS
2 4 (7.14%) SAN
3 3 (5.36%) FCoE
3 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
3 3 (5.36%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) Multicast
3 3 (5.36%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) SSH
5 1 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) QlikView
3 3 (5.36%) MS Access
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.57%) HBase
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Service Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) QlikView Developer
6 4 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Deskside Support
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) IT Support
7 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) ADO
2 3 (5.36%) ActiveX
2 3 (5.36%) DAO
2 3 (5.36%) HTML
2 3 (5.36%) XML
3 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) Middleware
3 2 (3.57%) Rendezvous
3 2 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Axis
4 1 (1.79%) LAMP
4 1 (1.79%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.79%) WAP
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) FMCG
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.79%) Tandem
3 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) ITIL
1 9 (16.07%) Project Management
1 9 (16.07%) Service Management
2 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
2 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.14%) Information Management
3 4 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 4 (7.14%) Records Management
4 3 (5.36%) Benchmarking
4 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
4 3 (5.36%) Database Theory
4 3 (5.36%) DevOps
4 3 (5.36%) Process Improvement
4 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (5.36%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) VB
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) C
4 3 (5.36%) VBA
5 2 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.36%) KVM
4 3 (5.36%) NFS
4 3 (5.36%) SRDF
4 3 (5.36%) Xen
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.79%) Docker
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.79%) Squid
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.79%) vSphere
6 1 (1.79%) XenApp
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Plesk
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) SAP
4 6 (10.71%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) Dell
6 3 (5.36%) EMC
6 3 (5.36%) Intel
6 3 (5.36%) NetApp
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle
7 2 (3.57%) DataSynapse
7 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.57%) Sybase
7 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.79%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) Cognos
8 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
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