The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 20 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 161 130 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.13% 7.81% 7.73%
As % of the Applications category 54.03% 58.56% 62.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 87 57
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£360 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.86 £45.00
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 West Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
298 222 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.20% 13.33% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 141 89
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £158 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.35 £45.00
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 West Yorkshire

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West 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
Leeds -12 108 £365 +4.28% 41
Bradford +9 35 £300 -27.27% 12
Halifax -5 10 £358 -20.44% 2
Huddersfield - 2 £380 - 1
Wakefield +1 1 - - 4
Wetherby - 1 £100 -
Batley - 1 £100 -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 204 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 86 (29.45%) SQL
3 67 (22.95%) Windows
4 62 (21.23%) SQL Server
5 50 (17.12%) MS Office
5 50 (17.12%) Finance
6 44 (15.07%) .NET
7 38 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (12.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 36 (12.33%) VMware
10 35 (11.99%) Data Analysis
11 33 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (11.30%) Active Directory
12 27 (9.25%) MS Project
12 27 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (8.90%) MS Access
13 26 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (8.56%) ITIL
14 25 (8.56%) Project Management
15 24 (8.22%) SharePoint
15 24 (8.22%) C#
16 23 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (7.19%) T-SQL
19 20 (6.85%) MS Visio
19 20 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 20 (6.85%) Time Management
19 20 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 19 (6.51%) PowerShell
20 19 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 24 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.16%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.14%) IIS
4 12 (4.11%) Lync
5 10 (3.42%) SAS
6 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.68%) Jetty
9 2 (0.68%) nginx
9 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.68%) Apache
9 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 50 (17.12%) MS Office
2 37 (12.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (9.25%) MS Project
4 20 (6.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) SPSS
5 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.68%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) InDesign
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Line 500
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.05%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.68%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.45%) WAN
2 12 (4.11%) LAN
3 9 (3.08%) Firewall
4 8 (2.74%) Unified Communications
5 7 (2.40%) DNS
6 6 (2.05%) DMZ
6 6 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.05%) Skype
7 4 (1.37%) DHCP
7 4 (1.37%) SSL
8 3 (1.03%) SAN
9 2 (0.68%) Internet
9 2 (0.68%) FTP
9 2 (0.68%) HTTP
9 2 (0.68%) VPN
9 2 (0.68%) Telepresence
9 2 (0.68%) IPsec
9 2 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.34%) HSPA
10 1 (0.34%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.90%) MS Access
3 20 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.37%) MySQL
8 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (0.68%) DataStage
9 2 (0.68%) OLAP
9 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.34%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 22 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.05%) Axure RP
3 6 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.37%) Subversion
5 3 (1.03%) Toad
5 3 (1.03%) Selenium
6 2 (0.68%) eggPlant
6 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.68%) MSTest
7 1 (0.34%) JIRA
7 1 (0.34%) JMeter
7 1 (0.34%) Appium
General
1 50 (17.12%) Finance
2 14 (4.79%) Banking
3 13 (4.45%) Retail
4 4 (1.37%) Legal
4 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.03%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 102 (34.93%) Analyst
2 37 (12.67%) Developer
3 33 (11.30%) Business Analyst
4 27 (9.25%) Data Analyst
5 20 (6.85%) Consultant
6 16 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (4.79%) Architect
8 12 (4.11%) Service Analyst
9 11 (3.77%) CRM Developer
10 10 (3.42%) Deployment Analyst
10 10 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 9 (3.08%) Administrator
11 9 (3.08%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (2.74%) Support Engineer
12 8 (2.74%) MI Developer
13 7 (2.40%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (2.40%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (2.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.07%) .NET
2 10 (3.42%) XML
3 7 (2.40%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.71%) MDX
5 4 (1.37%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.37%) XSLT
5 4 (1.37%) jQuery
6 3 (1.03%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.03%) Ninject
6 3 (1.03%) Backbone.js
6 3 (1.03%) Mustache
6 3 (1.03%) Underscore.js
6 3 (1.03%) SignalR
6 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.03%) NLog
6 3 (1.03%) COM
7 2 (0.68%) J2EE
7 2 (0.68%) Servlets
7 2 (0.68%) Web Services
8 1 (0.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.79%) NHS
3 12 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.40%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.05%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.71%) Clustering
6 5 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.37%) CMDB
7 4 (1.37%) iPhone
7 4 (1.37%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.03%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.68%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.68%) GIS
10 1 (0.34%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.34%) PDA
10 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.34%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.95%) Windows
2 19 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (4.79%) Windows 7
4 14 (4.79%) Linux
4 14 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.08%) UNIX
6 7 (2.40%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.37%) Solaris
7 4 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.03%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.34%) Android
10 1 (0.34%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.99%) Data Analysis
2 33 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (8.56%) ITIL
4 25 (8.56%) Project Management
5 23 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (6.85%) Time Management
7 19 (6.51%) Migration
8 17 (5.82%) CRM
8 17 (5.82%) Load Balancing
9 16 (5.48%) ETL
9 16 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (5.14%) Validation
10 15 (5.14%) Change Management
11 14 (4.79%) Supplier Management
11 14 (4.79%) Data Validation
12 12 (4.11%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.11%) MVC
12 12 (4.11%) Configuration Management
12 12 (4.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 86 (29.45%) SQL
2 24 (8.22%) C#
3 21 (7.19%) T-SQL
4 19 (6.51%) PowerShell
5 18 (6.16%) VB
6 11 (3.77%) VBA
7 7 (2.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 7 (2.40%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.37%) C
10 3 (1.03%) Java
11 2 (0.68%) C++
11 2 (0.68%) Delphi
11 2 (0.68%) VB6
11 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 7 (2.40%) Degree
3 7 (2.40%) MCSE
4 6 (2.05%) MCITP
5 4 (1.37%) MCP
5 4 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.37%) ISEB
6 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.68%) CCNP
7 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) CIPD
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.34%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.77%) QA
2 7 (2.40%) SLA
3 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.37%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.37%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.03%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.03%) vSphere
5 2 (0.68%) Xen
5 2 (0.68%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.68%) vCloud
6 1 (0.34%) Firmware
6 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (5.14%) SCCM
2 6 (2.05%) SCOM
3 5 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.68%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.34%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 204 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.33%) VMware
3 14 (4.79%) Oracle
4 13 (4.45%) Cisco
5 7 (2.40%) Citrix
5 7 (2.40%) Computacenter
6 6 (2.05%) SAP
7 5 (1.71%) HP
8 4 (1.37%) NetApp
8 4 (1.37%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.03%) Tableau
9 3 (1.03%) Google
9 3 (1.03%) Nokia
10 2 (0.68%) Borland
10 2 (0.68%) Intel
10 2 (0.68%) Netezza
10 2 (0.68%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.68%) Tandberg
11 1 (0.34%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
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