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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 17.65% 6.25% 7.14%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
West Yorkshire

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
10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 29.41% 18.75% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £225 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -59.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £16.75 - £9.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.37 - £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £9.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) General Ledger
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Systems Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Finance Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Finance Systems Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Financial Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Financial Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP