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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 130 119 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.34% 7.47% 7.43%
As % of the Applications category 61.03% 58.05% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 55
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.40 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £14.60 £93.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
- -4.69%
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
213 205 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.02% 12.87% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 130 97
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £127 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 31
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.55 £7.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.89 £21.30 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -6 72 £338 +14.89% 52
Bradford +5 28 £331 -1.11% 8
Halifax -4 13 £450 +47.54% 3
Huddersfield +3 4 £300 - 4
Pudsey - 2 £403 -
Wakefield - - - - 6
Wetherby - - - - 1
Mirfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Keighley - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Castleford - - - - 1
Bingley - - - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 158 (69.60%) Microsoft
2 83 (36.56%) Finance
3 72 (31.72%) MS Office
4 43 (18.94%) Oracle
5 37 (16.30%) SQL
6 35 (15.42%) SQL Server
6 35 (15.42%) Windows
6 35 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (14.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (13.66%) MS PowerPoint
9 28 (12.33%) ITIL
10 27 (11.89%) Active Directory
10 27 (11.89%) Project Management
11 26 (11.45%) PRINCE2
12 25 (11.01%) .NET
12 25 (11.01%) Retail
13 24 (10.57%) Banking
14 23 (10.13%) MS Visio
15 21 (9.25%) SharePoint
15 21 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (8.81%) VMware
17 19 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (7.93%) Configuration Management
18 18 (7.93%) NHS
18 18 (7.93%) ETL
18 18 (7.93%) MS Project
18 18 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 17 (7.49%) C#
19 17 (7.49%) IBM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 21 (9.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.52%) SAS
3 6 (2.64%) Oracle BPEL
3 6 (2.64%) IIS
4 5 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.44%) Documentum
7 1 (0.44%) Moodle
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.44%) Lync
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (31.72%) MS Office
2 31 (13.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (10.13%) MS Visio
4 18 (7.93%) MS Project
5 7 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (3.08%) InDesign
5 7 (3.08%) Photoshop
5 7 (3.08%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.88%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.44%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (7.05%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.44%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.64%) DMZ
1 6 (2.64%) SAN
2 5 (2.20%) VPN
3 4 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.32%) DNS
4 3 (1.32%) Intranet
4 3 (1.32%) SMTP
4 3 (1.32%) DHCP
4 3 (1.32%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.32%) FTP
4 3 (1.32%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.88%) HSPA
5 2 (0.88%) LTE
5 2 (0.88%) WAN
5 2 (0.88%) GPRS
5 2 (0.88%) LAN
5 2 (0.88%) 3G
5 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (7.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.96%) QlikView
6 9 (3.96%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (3.08%) MS Access
8 6 (2.64%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (0.88%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.88%) OLAP
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.44%) Essbase
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 10 (4.41%) Hudson
1 10 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.32%) Subversion
3 3 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.88%) JIRA
4 2 (0.88%) MSI
5 1 (0.44%) NUnit
5 1 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 83 (36.56%) Finance
2 25 (11.01%) Retail
3 24 (10.57%) Banking
4 8 (3.52%) Publishing
5 6 (2.64%) Legal
6 4 (1.76%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.32%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 66 (29.07%) Analyst
2 50 (22.03%) Developer
3 19 (8.37%) Business Analyst
4 14 (6.17%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.73%) PMO Analyst
6 12 (5.29%) SQL Developer
7 11 (4.85%) Software Manager
8 10 (4.41%) Consultant
8 10 (4.41%) Configuration Manager
9 9 (3.96%) Administrator
9 9 (3.96%) Service Analyst
10 8 (3.52%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 8 (3.52%) Release Manager
10 8 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.52%) E-Learning Developer
11 7 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (3.08%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (2.64%) SOA Developer
12 6 (2.64%) Architect
12 6 (2.64%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.01%) .NET
2 12 (5.29%) HTML
3 11 (4.85%) Web Services
3 11 (4.85%) Middleware
4 10 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (3.96%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.52%) XML
7 7 (3.08%) HTML5
8 6 (2.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.76%) WCF
10 3 (1.32%) CSS
10 3 (1.32%) jQuery
10 3 (1.32%) WPF
10 3 (1.32%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.32%) Underscore.js
11 2 (0.88%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.88%) CSS3
11 2 (0.88%) WebSockets
11 2 (0.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.93%) NHS
3 10 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.52%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.76%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.32%) PDA
7 2 (0.88%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.88%) FMCG
7 2 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.44%) Economics
8 1 (0.44%) Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.42%) Windows
2 10 (4.41%) UNIX
3 9 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.32%) Linux
7 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.42%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (14.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (12.33%) ITIL
4 27 (11.89%) Project Management
5 26 (11.45%) PRINCE2
6 20 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.93%) Configuration Management
7 18 (7.93%) ETL
8 17 (7.49%) Release Management
9 12 (5.29%) Asset Management
10 11 (4.85%) Software Deployment
11 10 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (4.41%) CRM
11 10 (4.41%) SOA
11 10 (4.41%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.41%) Migration
12 9 (3.96%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.96%) ITIL V3
12 9 (3.96%) Transition Management
12 9 (3.96%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 37 (16.30%) SQL
2 17 (7.49%) C#
3 12 (5.29%) VBA
4 7 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.64%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.64%) Java
6 3 (1.32%) VB
7 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.44%) XAML
8 1 (0.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.44%) PHP
8 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (4.85%) Degree
2 9 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.20%) ISEB
5 4 (1.76%) VCP4
5 4 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.32%) MCP
6 3 (1.32%) APMP
6 3 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.88%) HND
7 2 (0.88%) PMP
7 2 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CCNA
8 1 (0.44%) CCDA
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) SLA
2 4 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 27 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.52%) vSphere
4 2 (0.88%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.20%) SCCM
2 2 (0.88%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.44%) Netcool
3 1 (0.44%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 158 (69.60%) Microsoft
2 43 (18.94%) Oracle
3 20 (8.81%) VMware
4 17 (7.49%) IBM
5 11 (4.85%) Perforce
6 10 (4.41%) Adobe
7 7 (3.08%) Cisco
7 7 (3.08%) HP
8 6 (2.64%) SAP
9 3 (1.32%) Citrix
10 2 (0.88%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.88%) Actix
10 2 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.88%) NetApp
10 2 (0.88%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.44%) Mitel
11 1 (0.44%) Open Text
11 1 (0.44%) Amdocs
11 1 (0.44%) Niku
11 1 (0.44%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £8.5 - £9 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £9.15 - £11.72 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 21 days ago