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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.32% 7.75% 5.86%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 52.63% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -46.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £194 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £13.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -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
45 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.20% 14.73% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 19
Average daily rate £325 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £156 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 14
Average hourly rate £13.99 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.05 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +1 15 £300 +20.00% 21
Barnsley - 3 - - 2
Doncaster - 3 £425 -
Rotherham - 2 - - 2
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 10 (22.22%) MS Office
6 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
8 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
10 5 (11.11%) NHS
10 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
10 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 5 (11.11%) DTS
10 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (11.11%) Clustering
10 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.89%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (8.89%) Finance
11 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) SAS
5 1 (2.22%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.89%) MS Project
4 3 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) WAN
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) 2G
4 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (11.11%) DTS
5 4 (8.89%) MS Access
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.22%) OLAP
7 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) DBA
3 5 (11.11%) Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 3 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) IT Support
4 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Author
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Author
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.44%) MI Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.67%) CSS
1 3 (6.67%) WinForms
2 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) NHS
1 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 5 (11.11%) Clustering
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) FMCG
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) W3C
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) CESG
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) UNIX
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
1 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
2 4 (8.89%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
2 4 (8.89%) Benchmarking
2 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
2 4 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.67%) TDD
3 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.44%) Logistics
4 2 (4.44%) ERP
4 2 (4.44%) Project Management
4 2 (4.44%) Data Security
4 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.67%) C
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Unicenter
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Citrix
2 3 (6.67%) CA
2 3 (6.67%) MobileIron
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Teradata
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) NetApp
4 1 (2.22%) Lotus
4 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.22%) MKS
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