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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.81% 7.83% 8.30%
As % of the Applications category 46.88% 52.38% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £99 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £500 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.48 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.50 £44.50 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.56
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.02%
Applications Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
32 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.26% 14.95% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 14
Average daily rate £340 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £100 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £479 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 19
Average hourly rate £14.68 £13.47 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.98% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.48 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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 9 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 9 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 9 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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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 0 9 £300 - 18
Doncaster -1 3 - - 1
Rotherham - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 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 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) Windows
4 13 (26.00%) MS Office
5 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (16.00%) Finance
6 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (14.00%) DTS
6 7 (14.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (14.00%) MS Project
7 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.00%) SCCM
7 6 (12.00%) Clustering
7 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.00%) SCOM
8 5 (10.00%) Application Packaging
8 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
9 4 (8.00%) Web Services
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL
9 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (8.00%) MS Access
9 4 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (8.00%) Logistics
9 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Project
3 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) PBX
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (14.00%) DTS
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) MS Access
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) DBA
3 7 (14.00%) SQL DBA
4 5 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Author
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Author
6 2 (4.00%) MI Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Deskside Support
6 2 (4.00%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) Velocity
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Clustering
2 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) FMCG
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.00%) Windows NT
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Project Management
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL
2 4 (8.00%) Logistics
2 4 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (8.00%) Migration
3 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.00%) Time Management
4 2 (4.00%) Service Management
4 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) SCOM
3 3 (6.00%) Unicenter
4 2 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Citrix
2 3 (6.00%) CA
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) BT
4 1 (2.00%) Teradata
4 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Lotus
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Avaya
4 1 (2.00%) BMC
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 9-12 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 22 days ago