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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 34 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.03% 7.84% 7.61%
As % of the Applications category 56.76% 62.22% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 11
Average daily rate
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£260 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £119 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.39 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £25.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +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
37 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.10% 12.61% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 31
Average daily rate £265 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £114 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £25.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 18 £263 -8.69% 10
Doncaster 0 2 - - 2
Barnsley -3 1 £225 -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 52 (82.54%) Microsoft
2 35 (55.56%) MS Office
3 21 (33.33%) Windows
3 21 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 14 (22.22%) NHS
4 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
6 10 (15.87%) ITIL
6 10 (15.87%) VMware
6 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
7 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
9 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 7 (11.11%) CRM
9 7 (11.11%) Finance
9 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (9.52%) SCCM
10 6 (9.52%) Project Management
10 6 (9.52%) Citrix
11 5 (7.94%) HP
11 5 (7.94%) DNS
11 5 (7.94%) MS Project
11 5 (7.94%) .NET
11 5 (7.94%) Migration
11 5 (7.94%) ITSM
11 5 (7.94%) Incident Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.17%) Moodle
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SyteLine
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
1 2 (3.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) DNS
2 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.17%) DHCP
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) LAN
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) MS Access
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
1 2 (3.17%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Analyst
2 17 (26.98%) Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Service Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) SQL Developer
4 4 (6.35%) Consultant
4 4 (6.35%) CRM Developer
5 3 (4.76%) MI Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Project Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.17%) Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Junior
6 2 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) Middleware
3 3 (4.76%) SOAP
3 3 (4.76%) REST
4 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
5 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) NHS
2 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.76%) PMI
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) Linux
6 2 (3.17%) Windows NT
6 2 (3.17%) UNIX
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 10 (15.87%) ITIL
3 7 (11.11%) CRM
4 6 (9.52%) Project Management
5 5 (7.94%) Migration
5 5 (7.94%) ITSM
5 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.35%) Service Management
7 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.76%) Workflow
7 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Change Control
8 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.17%) ERP
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) VBA
4 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.17%) C
5 1 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.76%) MCP
2 3 (4.76%) MCSE
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.17%) MCITP
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.76%) vCloud
4 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.59%) XenServer
5 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.59%) Squid
5 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) Unicenter
2 3 (4.76%) Puppet
3 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) WSUS
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView
Vendors
1 52 (82.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) VMware
3 6 (9.52%) Citrix
4 5 (7.94%) HP
5 4 (6.35%) NetApp
6 3 (4.76%) Peregrine
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.76%) Remedy
6 3 (4.76%) CA
7 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco
8 1 (1.59%) IBM
8 1 (1.59%) EMC
8 1 (1.59%) McAfee
8 1 (1.59%) Sybase
8 1 (1.59%) Splunk
8 1 (1.59%) Spiceworks
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