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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 108 143 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.26% 7.11% 5.97%
As % of the Applications category 61.02% 61.11% 56.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 79 62
Average daily rate £350 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.65 £9.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £15.98 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -4.27%
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
177 234 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.63% 11.63% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 140 121
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 66 £375 +15.38% 27
Bradford +9 15 £320 -3.03% 5
Halifax 0 6 £413 -2.94% 2
Bingley - 5 £265 -
Wakefield -1 1 £350 - 2
Castleford - 1 £175 - 1
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 129 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 81 (35.53%) SQL
3 60 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 59 (25.88%) Finance
5 57 (25.00%) MS Office
6 49 (21.49%) Windows
6 49 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (19.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 45 (19.74%) MS Access
8 44 (19.30%) MS Project
9 39 (17.11%) VBA
10 34 (14.91%) Oracle
11 32 (14.04%) Project Management
11 32 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (12.28%) Migration
12 28 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (11.40%) CRM
13 26 (11.40%) Active Directory
13 26 (11.40%) Dynamics CRM
14 25 (10.96%) PRINCE2
14 25 (10.96%) MS Visio
15 24 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (8.77%) .NET
16 20 (8.77%) ITIL
17 19 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (7.89%) Data Quality
18 18 (7.89%) Data Modelling
19 17 (7.46%) VB
19 17 (7.46%) C#
19 17 (7.46%) NHS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.39%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.19%) IIS
4 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.75%) FileNet
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle UPK
4 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.88%) SAS
7 1 (0.44%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 57 (25.00%) MS Office
2 45 (19.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 44 (19.30%) MS Project
4 25 (10.96%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (11.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.88%) Summit
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.19%) Skype
2 4 (1.75%) VPN
3 3 (1.32%) DNS
3 3 (1.32%) Internet
3 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.88%) LAN
4 2 (0.88%) SAN
4 2 (0.88%) WAN
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.44%) DAB
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.44%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 45 (19.74%) MS Access
3 19 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (5.70%) Data Mining
6 9 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (3.07%) GIS
9 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.88%) QlikView
12 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.32%) FrontPage
2 3 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.88%) Hudson
3 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 59 (25.88%) Finance
2 14 (6.14%) Banking
3 11 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.63%) Legal
5 5 (2.19%) Retail
6 4 (1.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (36.40%) Analyst
2 29 (12.72%) Data Analyst
3 24 (10.53%) Developer
4 14 (6.14%) SQL Analyst
5 13 (5.70%) Support Analyst
6 11 (4.82%) Consultant
6 11 (4.82%) Trainer
6 11 (4.82%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (4.39%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (3.51%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (3.51%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.51%) Excel Analyst
8 8 (3.51%) IT Trainer
9 7 (3.07%) Administrator
9 7 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.07%) IT Manager
9 7 (3.07%) VBA Developer
9 7 (3.07%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.77%) .NET
2 6 (2.63%) Middleware
2 6 (2.63%) XML
3 5 (2.19%) Classic ASP
3 5 (2.19%) CSS
3 5 (2.19%) HTML
4 4 (1.75%) ADO
4 4 (1.75%) DAO
5 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.32%) CSS3
5 3 (1.32%) HTML5
6 1 (0.44%) COM
6 1 (0.44%) jQuery
6 1 (0.44%) Web Services
6 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.46%) NHS
3 16 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.19%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.19%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.75%) Clustering
5 4 (1.75%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.75%) User Experience
6 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.44%) PKI
7 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.44%) Social Media
7 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.44%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.49%) Windows
2 12 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.63%) Linux
5 6 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.19%) Unix
7 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.44%) Android
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.04%) Project Management
1 32 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (12.28%) Migration
3 26 (11.40%) CRM
4 25 (10.96%) PRINCE2
5 24 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (8.77%) ITIL
7 18 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 16 (7.02%) Change Management
8 16 (7.02%) Data Analysis
9 15 (6.58%) Asset Management
9 15 (6.58%) Validation
10 14 (6.14%) Analytics
10 14 (6.14%) Service Management
11 13 (5.70%) Data Validation
12 12 (5.26%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.82%) ERP
13 11 (4.82%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (35.53%) SQL
2 39 (17.11%) VBA
3 17 (7.46%) C#
3 17 (7.46%) VB
4 12 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.82%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.19%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.44%) C
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.44%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (3.07%) PMI Certification
1 7 (3.07%) PMP
2 5 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.75%) CCA
3 4 (1.75%) Degree
4 3 (1.32%) MCITP
4 3 (1.32%) MCP
4 3 (1.32%) MCSA
4 3 (1.32%) MCSE
5 2 (0.88%) ISEB
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.89%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.95%) QA
3 6 (2.63%) SLA
4 3 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.44%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.44%) FINREP
5 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 26 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.44%) vCloud
4 1 (0.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.44%) XenApp
4 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) SCCM
2 6 (2.63%) SCOM
3 4 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.32%) DameWare
Vendors
1 129 (56.58%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.91%) Oracle
3 9 (3.95%) VMware
4 8 (3.51%) IBM
5 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.32%) Citrix
6 3 (1.32%) SAP
7 2 (0.88%) Apple
7 2 (0.88%) iManage
7 2 (0.88%) Perforce
8 1 (0.44%) Brocade
8 1 (0.44%) BT
8 1 (0.44%) F5
8 1 (0.44%) Huawei
8 1 (0.44%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.44%) Minitab
8 1 (0.44%) Netezza
8 1 (0.44%) Polycom
8 1 (0.44%) Proofpoint
8 1 (0.44%) Twitter
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