The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 10.00% 15.00% 10.00%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £128 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.22 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -5.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Applications Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.33% 30.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £128 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Wakefield region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Wakefield region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Sophos
5 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Sysprep
5 2 (33.33%) UAG
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Acronis
5 2 (33.33%) Altiris
5 2 (33.33%) PDA
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) Siemens

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) UAG
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) Acronis
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens