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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 138 83 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.95% 4.64% 5.97%
As % of the Applications category 61.06% 47.98% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 44 38
Average daily rate
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£328 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £204 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.05 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.75 £32.75
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
226 173 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.38% 9.66% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 102 79
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £164 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 24
Average hourly rate £13.60 £11.13 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.20% -17.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £9.03 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £15.70 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +11 96 £325 +4.00% 39
Bradford -1 19 £330 +28.78% 13
Halifax -4 11 £419 +35.16% 3
Huddersfield +7 3 £425 - 2
Wakefield +4 1 - - 1
Dewsbury - 1 - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 187 (71.10%) Microsoft
2 70 (26.62%) Finance
3 67 (25.48%) SQL
4 64 (24.33%) MS Office
5 55 (20.91%) SQL Server
6 41 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (12.93%) Windows
8 33 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (12.55%) MS PowerPoint
9 32 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (12.17%) .NET
9 32 (12.17%) Oracle
10 31 (11.79%) Project Management
11 29 (11.03%) NHS
11 29 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (10.65%) ITIL
13 27 (10.27%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (10.27%) Active Directory
14 26 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (9.51%) SharePoint
15 25 (9.51%) ETL
16 24 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (8.75%) PRINCE2
18 22 (8.37%) MS Visio
18 22 (8.37%) MS Project
19 21 (7.98%) Banking
19 21 (7.98%) Retail
20 19 (7.22%) VMware
20 19 (7.22%) C#
20 19 (7.22%) MS Access

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (9.51%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.32%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.42%) Lync
3 9 (3.42%) SAS
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (1.14%) IIS
5 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Jetty
6 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.38%) nginx
6 1 (0.38%) Moodle
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 64 (24.33%) MS Office
2 33 (12.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (8.37%) MS Visio
3 22 (8.37%) MS Project
4 8 (3.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (3.04%) InDesign
4 8 (3.04%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.66%) Adobe Captivate
6 4 (1.52%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.38%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.38%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Line 500
5 1 (0.38%) Unica
5 1 (0.38%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.90%) Office 365
2 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.94%) WAN
1 13 (4.94%) LAN
2 7 (2.66%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.52%) VPN
3 4 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.14%) DNS
4 3 (1.14%) Intranet
4 3 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.14%) Firewall
5 2 (0.76%) 2G
5 2 (0.76%) DHCP
5 2 (0.76%) GPRS
5 2 (0.76%) SAN
5 2 (0.76%) DMZ
5 2 (0.76%) 3G
5 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.76%) HSPA
6 1 (0.38%) 4G
6 1 (0.38%) LTE
6 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.27%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (7.22%) MS Access
6 17 (6.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.28%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.90%) QlikView
9 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.52%) OLAP
10 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (1.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (1.14%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.76%) DataStage
12 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.28%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.28%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.90%) Hudson
4 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.14%) JIRA
5 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.14%) Subversion
6 1 (0.38%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.38%) JMeter
6 1 (0.38%) NUnit
General
1 70 (26.62%) Finance
2 21 (7.98%) Banking
2 21 (7.98%) Retail
3 9 (3.42%) Legal
4 7 (2.66%) Publishing
5 5 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.14%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.76%) Billing
7 2 (0.76%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 87 (33.08%) Analyst
2 48 (18.25%) Developer
3 28 (10.65%) Business Analyst
4 21 (7.98%) Data Analyst
5 15 (5.70%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.32%) Consultant
7 11 (4.18%) Service Analyst
8 10 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (3.42%) SQL Developer
10 8 (3.04%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.04%) E-Learning Developer
10 8 (3.04%) Information Analyst
10 8 (3.04%) Architect
10 8 (3.04%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (2.66%) Software Manager
11 7 (2.66%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (2.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (2.66%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (2.28%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.17%) .NET
2 9 (3.42%) HTML
3 8 (3.04%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (2.66%) Web Services
4 7 (2.66%) XML
5 6 (2.28%) Middleware
6 5 (1.90%) MDX
6 5 (1.90%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.90%) HTML5
6 5 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.90%) COM
7 4 (1.52%) Backbone.js
7 4 (1.52%) Underscore.js
7 4 (1.52%) Mustache
7 4 (1.52%) SignalR
7 4 (1.52%) NLog
7 4 (1.52%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.52%) Ninject
7 4 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.03%) NHS
1 29 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.04%) E-Learning
4 5 (1.90%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.52%) Learning Management System
5 4 (1.52%) iPhone
6 3 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.76%) Open Source
7 2 (0.76%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.38%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.38%) Physics
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.38%) Economics
8 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.93%) Windows
2 7 (2.66%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.90%) UNIX
5 4 (1.52%) Linux
6 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (11.79%) Project Management
5 28 (10.65%) ITIL
6 25 (9.51%) ETL
7 23 (8.75%) PRINCE2
8 18 (6.84%) Data Analysis
9 17 (6.46%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.32%) Waterfall
11 13 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.56%) Release Management
13 11 (4.18%) Kimball Methodology
14 10 (3.80%) Asset Management
14 10 (3.80%) CRM
15 9 (3.42%) Business Analysis
15 9 (3.42%) Supplier Management
15 9 (3.42%) Data Modelling
15 9 (3.42%) Change Management
16 8 (3.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (25.48%) SQL
2 19 (7.22%) C#
3 15 (5.70%) T-SQL
3 15 (5.70%) VBA
4 11 (4.18%) VB
5 9 (3.42%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 4 (1.52%) Java
8 3 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.14%) C
9 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (5.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.80%) Degree
3 7 (2.66%) ISEB
3 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.14%) MCITP
7 3 (1.14%) APMP
8 2 (0.76%) HND
8 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CCNA
9 1 (0.38%) CCDA
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.38%) PMP
9 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.18%) SLA
2 8 (3.04%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.76%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.38%) Xen
5 1 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) vCloud
5 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.04%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.38%) Netcool
2 1 (0.38%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 187 (71.10%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.17%) Oracle
3 19 (7.22%) VMware
4 13 (4.94%) Cisco
4 13 (4.94%) IBM
5 11 (4.18%) Adobe
6 9 (3.42%) HP
7 7 (2.66%) SAP
8 6 (2.28%) Perforce
9 4 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.52%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.14%) Citrix
11 2 (0.76%) Amdocs
11 2 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.76%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.76%) NetApp
11 2 (0.76%) Nokia
11 2 (0.76%) Netezza
11 2 (0.76%) Computacenter
11 2 (0.76%) Tandberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £22 - £28 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £10 - £20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago