The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.37% 7.54% 9.57%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 45.10% 50.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £263 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £159 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £410 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Average hourly rate £15.39 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.48 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £64.10 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.98 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -6.37%
Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
36 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 11.46% 16.72% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 21
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £138 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £440 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 20
Average hourly rate £13.98 £10.13 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.02% -33.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.48 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.70 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
Yorkshire

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 30 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2014. 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 -3 11 £300 +9.09% 12
Doncaster +1 3 - -
Barnsley +8 2 - - 2
Rotherham - 2 - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Windows
4 10 (20.41%) MS Office
5 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.29%) MS Project
6 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (12.24%) Clustering
7 6 (12.24%) DTS
7 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (10.20%) ITIL
8 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 5 (10.20%) Finance
8 5 (10.20%) SCCM
8 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (10.20%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (8.16%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (8.16%) SCOM
9 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 5.5

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Office
2 7 (14.29%) MS Project
3 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (10.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) PBX
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (12.24%) DTS
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) MS Access
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Billing
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) DBA
3 6 (12.24%) SQL DBA
4 5 (10.20%) Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Author
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Author
6 3 (6.12%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Deskside Support
7 2 (4.08%) MI Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
3 2 (4.08%) WinForms
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) NHS
4 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.04%) W3C
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.12%) Windows NT
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.20%) ITIL
1 5 (10.20%) Project Management
2 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (8.16%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
2 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
2 4 (8.16%) Logistics
2 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.08%) Validation
4 2 (4.08%) Service Management
4 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (4.08%) Data Security
4 2 (4.08%) TDD
4 2 (4.08%) Benchmarking
4 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.16%) C
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
2 4 (8.16%) Unicenter
3 2 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Foglight
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Citrix
2 4 (8.16%) CA
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Lotus
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Avaya
4 1 (2.04%) BMC
4 1 (2.04%) Teradata
4 1 (2.04%) BT
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