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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 125 82 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.92% 4.74% 6.03%
As % of the Applications category 54.35% 49.70% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 54 41
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £13.55 £9.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.52% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £8.34 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.20 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
230 165 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.89% 9.54% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 105 77
Average daily rate £325 £313 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 24
Average hourly rate £22.22 £10.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.61% -23.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £8.20 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.75 £15.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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 29 June 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
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 29 June 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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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 +9 99 £325 +6.55% 56
Bradford -10 12 £275 - 9
Halifax -5 6 £403 -10.38% 7
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £400 - 1
Wetherby - 1 £100 - 2
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 178 (70.63%) Microsoft
2 74 (29.37%) SQL
3 58 (23.02%) Finance
4 55 (21.83%) SQL Server
5 47 (18.65%) MS Office
6 39 (15.48%) Windows
7 34 (13.49%) .NET
8 33 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
9 30 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (10.32%) NHS
10 26 (10.32%) Project Management
11 25 (9.92%) ITIL
12 24 (9.52%) MS Visio
12 24 (9.52%) Active Directory
12 24 (9.52%) VMware
12 24 (9.52%) Data Analysis
13 23 (9.13%) MS Project
14 22 (8.73%) Oracle
14 22 (8.73%) SharePoint
14 22 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (8.33%) MS Access
15 21 (8.33%) C#
15 21 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (7.94%) ETL
17 17 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (6.75%) Banking
18 16 (6.35%) Retail

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 22 (8.73%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.16%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.97%) SAS
3 10 (3.97%) Lync
4 4 (1.59%) IIS
5 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.40%) Jetty
6 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.40%) nginx
6 1 (0.40%) Moodle
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 47 (18.65%) MS Office
2 30 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 23 (9.13%) MS Project
5 3 (1.19%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.79%) InDesign
7 1 (0.40%) SPSS
7 1 (0.40%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Unica
3 1 (0.40%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) LAN
1 13 (5.16%) WAN
2 8 (3.17%) Unified Communications
3 7 (2.78%) Firewall
4 6 (2.38%) DMZ
5 3 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.19%) DNS
6 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.79%) VPN
6 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.79%) DHCP
6 2 (0.79%) GPRS
6 2 (0.79%) Telepresence
6 2 (0.79%) 3G
6 2 (0.79%) 2G
6 2 (0.79%) HSPA
7 1 (0.40%) LTE
7 1 (0.40%) 4G
7 1 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (8.33%) MS Access
3 21 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.59%) QlikView
9 3 (1.19%) Base SAS
9 3 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.19%) OLAP
9 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Power View
10 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.79%) DataStage
11 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.38%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.19%) JIRA
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.79%) Toad
6 1 (0.40%) JMeter
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) Selenium
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (23.02%) Finance
2 17 (6.75%) Banking
3 16 (6.35%) Retail
4 8 (3.17%) Legal
5 2 (0.79%) Advertising
5 2 (0.79%) Publishing
5 2 (0.79%) Billing
5 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.79%) Marketing
5 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.40%) Local Government
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (36.90%) Analyst
2 43 (17.06%) Developer
3 33 (13.10%) Business Analyst
4 22 (8.73%) Data Analyst
5 12 (4.76%) Architect
6 10 (3.97%) Project Manager
7 9 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (3.57%) Consultant
7 9 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (3.57%) Deployment Analyst
8 8 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (3.17%) Service Analyst
8 8 (3.17%) Information Analyst
8 8 (3.17%) SQL Developer
8 8 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (2.78%) Support Engineer
9 7 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 6 (2.38%) Communications Engineer
10 6 (2.38%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.49%) .NET
2 9 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (2.38%) XML
5 5 (1.98%) COM
5 5 (1.98%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.98%) MDX
6 4 (1.59%) jQuery
6 4 (1.59%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.59%) Ninject
6 4 (1.59%) NLog
6 4 (1.59%) Backbone.js
6 4 (1.59%) Mustache
6 4 (1.59%) Underscore.js
6 4 (1.59%) SignalR
7 3 (1.19%) HTML
8 2 (0.79%) WCF
8 2 (0.79%) CSS
9 1 (0.40%) Servlets
9 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.32%) NHS
3 12 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.98%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.98%) iPhone
5 4 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.19%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.79%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.40%) New Media
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.40%) Informatics
8 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.48%) Windows
2 5 (1.98%) Linux
2 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (1.98%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.19%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.19%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (10.32%) Project Management
2 26 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (9.92%) ITIL
4 24 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 20 (7.94%) ETL
6 16 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.16%) Supplier Management
9 12 (4.76%) Validation
9 12 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 12 (4.76%) CRM
9 12 (4.76%) Change Management
9 12 (4.76%) Time Management
9 12 (4.76%) Data Validation
10 11 (4.37%) Waterfall
10 11 (4.37%) Kimball Methodology
11 9 (3.57%) Business Analysis
12 8 (3.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.37%) SQL
2 21 (8.33%) C#
3 16 (6.35%) VB
4 13 (5.16%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.76%) VBA
6 9 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.59%) C
9 4 (1.59%) Java
10 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.79%) VB6
11 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.37%) Degree
3 10 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.17%) ISEB
5 5 (1.98%) MCITP
6 4 (1.59%) MCSE
6 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) APMP
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.57%) QA
2 8 (3.17%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.40%) Xen
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.40%) Netcool
Vendors
1 178 (70.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.52%) VMware
3 22 (8.73%) Oracle
4 13 (5.16%) Cisco
5 8 (3.17%) IBM
6 6 (2.38%) HP
6 6 (2.38%) Computacenter
6 6 (2.38%) SAP
7 5 (1.98%) Adobe
8 4 (1.59%) Citrix
8 4 (1.59%) NetApp
8 4 (1.59%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.59%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.19%) Nokia
10 2 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.79%) Tandberg
10 2 (0.79%) Google
10 2 (0.79%) Netezza
10 2 (0.79%) Amdocs
10 2 (0.79%) Mapinfo
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