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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 23 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.07% 7.39% 6.57%
As % of the Applications category 48.94% 50.98% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £210 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -52.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £119 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £385 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.39% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +54.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.11 £13.00 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £77.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
47 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.40% 14.49% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 13
Average daily rate £300 £210 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £115 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.26 £13.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.04 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 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 -7 13 £313 +48.80% 16
Doncaster - 4 £425 - 2
Barnsley - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 11 (25.58%) MS Office
4 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
5 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
5 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
6 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (16.28%) ITIL
6 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
8 5 (11.63%) MS Access
8 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.63%) NHS
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
8 5 (11.63%) TDD
8 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.30%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
9 4 (9.30%) GAP Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.33%) SAS
5 1 (2.33%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.98%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) 2G
4 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.63%) MS Access
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.33%) OLAP
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (9.30%) CRM Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.65%) MI Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
1 3 (6.98%) WinForms
2 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) NHS
2 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) W3C
4 2 (4.65%) FMCG
5 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) CESG
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.65%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
1 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
2 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.63%) TDD
4 4 (9.30%) Benchmarking
4 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) CRM
4 4 (9.30%) ERP
4 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.30%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) Data Management
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) ETL
6 2 (4.65%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) C
4 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CCNA
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Unicenter
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Citrix
2 3 (6.98%) CA
2 3 (6.98%) MobileIron
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) Lotus
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) MKS
4 1 (2.33%) Teradata
4 1 (2.33%) IBM