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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 122 107 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.43% 7.39% 7.90%
As % of the Applications category 56.48% 59.78% 52.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 49 78
Average daily rate
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£356 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.91% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £126 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +37.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.64 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.72 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
216 179 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.16% 12.36% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 79 142
Average daily rate £325 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £144 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 24
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.05 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £45.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 +6 83 £335 +4.34% 52
Bradford -5 15 £400 +31.14% 5
Halifax +1 14 £450 +40.62% 3
Wakefield -2 3 - - 6
Wetherby - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - - 4
Ilkley - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Batley - - - -
Bingley - - - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 119 (57.77%) Microsoft
2 58 (28.16%) MS Office
3 53 (25.73%) Finance
4 52 (25.24%) Windows
5 41 (19.90%) SQL Server
6 34 (16.50%) SQL
6 34 (16.50%) Active Directory
7 33 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (12.14%) MS Project
10 24 (11.65%) Oracle
11 23 (11.17%) Windows 7
12 21 (10.19%) SharePoint
12 21 (10.19%) Project Management
12 21 (10.19%) VMware
13 20 (9.71%) MS PowerPoint
14 19 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (9.22%) MS Visio
14 19 (9.22%) ITIL
15 18 (8.74%) C#
15 18 (8.74%) Service Management
15 18 (8.74%) Banking
16 17 (8.25%) .NET
16 17 (8.25%) Linux
16 17 (8.25%) MS Access
17 16 (7.77%) Change Management
17 16 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (7.28%) Retail
18 15 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (7.28%) Web Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 21 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.37%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (3.40%) SAS
3 7 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.43%) CMS
6 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.94%) Lync
6 4 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.94%) IIS
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (28.16%) MS Office
2 25 (12.14%) MS Project
3 20 (9.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (9.22%) MS Visio
5 9 (4.37%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (2.43%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.46%) SPSS
8 1 (0.49%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.40%) WAN
2 6 (2.91%) LAN
3 4 (1.94%) SAN
4 3 (1.46%) VPN
4 3 (1.46%) Intranet
4 3 (1.46%) Internet
5 2 (0.97%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.97%) IPsec
5 2 (0.97%) Wireless
5 2 (0.97%) Firewall
5 2 (0.97%) DNS
5 2 (0.97%) MPLS
5 2 (0.97%) DMZ
5 2 (0.97%) SSL
5 2 (0.97%) DHCP
5 2 (0.97%) FTP
5 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) LDAP
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
6 1 (0.49%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.25%) MS Access
3 16 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.40%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.91%) QlikView
9 5 (2.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (2.43%) Xcelsius
10 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.46%) MySQL
11 3 (1.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (4.37%) Hudson
2 8 (3.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.97%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.49%) MSI
4 1 (0.49%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (25.73%) Finance
2 18 (8.74%) Banking
3 15 (7.28%) Retail
4 6 (2.91%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.94%) Back Office
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Games
7 2 (0.97%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (38.35%) Analyst
2 19 (9.22%) Developer
3 18 (8.74%) Architect
4 15 (7.28%) Service Analyst
4 15 (7.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (6.80%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.31%) Administrator
7 12 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (5.83%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.85%) Software Manager
8 10 (4.85%) PMO Analyst
9 9 (4.37%) Configuration Manager
10 8 (3.88%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.88%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (3.88%) Help Desk Support
10 8 (3.88%) Software Configuration Manager
11 7 (3.40%) Help Desk Analyst
12 6 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.43%) Project Administrator
13 5 (2.43%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.25%) .NET
2 15 (7.28%) Web Services
3 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.34%) .NET Framework
4 9 (4.37%) Middleware
4 9 (4.37%) WCF
5 6 (2.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (2.91%) HTML
6 4 (1.94%) Ajax
6 4 (1.94%) CSS
7 3 (1.46%) XML
8 2 (0.97%) XMPP
8 2 (0.97%) jQuery
9 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.49%) WF
9 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.40%) NHS
4 4 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.97%) Statistics
5 2 (0.97%) PDA
5 2 (0.97%) Online Games
5 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.97%) PMI
6 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.49%) GIS
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) IVR
6 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.49%) Informatics
6 1 (0.49%) Open Source
6 1 (0.49%) iPhone
6 1 (0.49%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.24%) Windows
2 23 (11.17%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.25%) Linux
4 11 (5.34%) UNIX
5 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.43%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.43%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.97%) CentOS
8 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (10.19%) Project Management
3 19 (9.22%) ITIL
4 18 (8.74%) Service Management
5 16 (7.77%) Change Management
6 13 (6.31%) Data Protection
7 12 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.83%) Data Analysis
8 11 (5.34%) PRINCE2
8 11 (5.34%) ETL
9 10 (4.85%) Coaching
9 10 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.37%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.37%) BPEL
10 9 (4.37%) Migration
10 9 (4.37%) Project Planning
11 8 (3.88%) Automation Testing
12 7 (3.40%) CRM
12 7 (3.40%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.40%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.50%) SQL
2 18 (8.74%) C#
3 13 (6.31%) VBA
4 6 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.46%) Erlang
7 2 (0.97%) Ruby
7 2 (0.97%) VB
7 2 (0.97%) Perl
7 2 (0.97%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) Delphi
8 1 (0.49%) VBScript
8 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.49%) C
8 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (4.37%) Degree
2 5 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.46%) ISEB
5 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.97%) PMP
5 2 (0.97%) MCSE
6 1 (0.49%) MCP
6 1 (0.49%) MCSA
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) CCA
6 1 (0.49%) MCITP
6 1 (0.49%) APMP
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.43%) SLA
1 5 (2.43%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.40%) vSphere
4 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.97%) UAG
5 2 (0.97%) XenApp
5 2 (0.97%) Xen
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.83%) Puppet
1 12 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.85%) SCCM
3 5 (2.43%) SCOM
4 2 (0.97%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.97%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.49%) Cacti
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.49%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 119 (57.77%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.65%) Oracle
3 21 (10.19%) VMware
4 11 (5.34%) Business Objects
5 9 (4.37%) Perforce
6 5 (2.43%) HP
6 5 (2.43%) Cisco
6 5 (2.43%) Citrix
6 5 (2.43%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.94%) NetApp
8 3 (1.46%) IBM
9 2 (0.97%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.97%) Acronis
9 2 (0.97%) Altiris
9 2 (0.97%) EMC
9 2 (0.97%) Avaya
9 2 (0.97%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.97%) Sophos
10 1 (0.49%) Websense
10 1 (0.49%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £225.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £110.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Henderson Drake
Rate: From £375 to £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago