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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 130 130 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.45% 7.52% 6.66%
As % of the Applications category 61.32% 57.78% 55.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 55
Average daily rate £320 £318 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £174 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £452 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.00 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.44%
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
212 225 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.52% 13.02% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 148 113
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £12.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -0.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £10.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.25 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -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 February 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
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 February 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 -6 80 £325 +1.56% 50
Bradford +4 25 £204 -30.93% 3
Castleford - 6 - - 1
Bingley - 5 £250 -
Halifax -4 4 £350 -21.12% 1
Wakefield - 2 - - 1
Huddersfield -2 1 - - 1
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 157 (58.58%) Microsoft
2 78 (29.10%) SQL
3 62 (23.13%) SQL Server
4 60 (22.39%) Windows
5 58 (21.64%) MS Office
6 55 (20.52%) Finance
7 48 (17.91%) MS PowerPoint
8 43 (16.04%) Active Directory
9 42 (15.67%) MS Project
10 40 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (14.18%) MS Access
12 36 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (13.06%) .NET
14 32 (11.94%) Migration
15 30 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (10.82%) VBA
17 28 (10.45%) C#
17 28 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (9.70%) Oracle
18 26 (9.70%) PRINCE2
18 26 (9.70%) ITIL
19 25 (9.33%) MS Visio
19 25 (9.33%) Project Management
20 23 (8.58%) Data Quality
21 22 (8.21%) Data Analysis
21 22 (8.21%) CRM
22 21 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
23 20 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
23 20 (7.46%) SharePoint
24 19 (7.09%) Data Modelling

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 20 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.73%) IIS
3 8 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.12%) Lync
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.37%) FileNet
7 1 (0.37%) Jetty
7 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.37%) nginx
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (21.64%) MS Office
2 48 (17.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 42 (15.67%) MS Project
4 25 (9.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.37%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.37%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.10%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.87%) DNS
2 5 (1.87%) Firewall
2 5 (1.87%) Internet
2 5 (1.87%) Skype
2 5 (1.87%) SSL
3 4 (1.49%) DHCP
3 4 (1.49%) VPN
4 3 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.12%) Intranet
4 3 (1.12%) SAN
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.75%) LAN
5 2 (0.75%) WAN
6 1 (0.37%) DAB
6 1 (0.37%) Extranet
6 1 (0.37%) FTP
6 1 (0.37%) HTTP
6 1 (0.37%) LDAP
6 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (23.13%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.18%) MS Access
3 20 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.73%) Data Mining
6 10 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (2.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.61%) GIS
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.24%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.12%) MySQL
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.75%) QlikView
12 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (5.60%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.87%) Hudson
4 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.12%) FrontPage
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.37%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.37%) Ant
7 1 (0.37%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.37%) JIRA
7 1 (0.37%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) MSTest
7 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 55 (20.52%) Finance
2 14 (5.22%) Banking
3 8 (2.99%) Retail
4 7 (2.61%) Publishing
4 7 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.24%) Legal
6 4 (1.49%) Law
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 85 (31.72%) Analyst
2 34 (12.69%) Developer
3 33 (12.31%) Data Analyst
4 20 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.97%) Support Analyst
6 15 (5.60%) Consultant
6 15 (5.60%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (5.60%) SQL Analyst
7 14 (5.22%) .NET Developer
7 14 (5.22%) Service Analyst
8 12 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (4.10%) CRM Developer
9 11 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 10 (3.73%) Administrator
10 10 (3.73%) Excel Analyst
10 10 (3.73%) IT Trainer
10 10 (3.73%) Trainer
11 9 (3.36%) Service Desk Support
12 8 (2.99%) Applications Support
12 8 (2.99%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.06%) .NET
2 14 (5.22%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.36%) XML
4 8 (2.99%) Web Services
5 6 (2.24%) WCF
6 5 (1.87%) Classic ASP
6 5 (1.87%) COM
7 4 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.12%) XSLT
9 2 (0.75%) CSS
9 2 (0.75%) HTML
9 2 (0.75%) jQuery
9 2 (0.75%) REST
9 2 (0.75%) SOAP
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Wicket
10 1 (0.37%) GWT
10 1 (0.37%) JSF
10 1 (0.37%) Spring
10 1 (0.37%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.37%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.34%) NHS
3 14 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.24%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.49%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.12%) Clustering
8 3 (1.12%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Licensing
10 1 (0.37%) PKI
10 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.39%) Windows
2 15 (5.60%) Windows 7
2 15 (5.60%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.36%) Linux
6 8 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.61%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.87%) Unix
9 3 (1.12%) Android
9 3 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.12%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.75%) Solaris
10 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (11.94%) Migration
3 30 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (9.70%) ITIL
5 26 (9.70%) PRINCE2
6 25 (9.33%) Project Management
7 22 (8.21%) CRM
7 22 (8.21%) Data Analysis
8 19 (7.09%) Data Modelling
9 16 (5.97%) Analytics
10 15 (5.60%) Change Management
10 15 (5.60%) MVC
11 14 (5.22%) Validation
12 13 (4.85%) Data Validation
12 13 (4.85%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.85%) Service Management
13 12 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (4.10%) Asset Management
14 11 (4.10%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (29.10%) SQL
2 29 (10.82%) VBA
3 28 (10.45%) C#
4 18 (6.72%) T-SQL
5 13 (4.85%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.48%) VB
7 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.12%) Java
8 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.75%) C
9 2 (0.75%) C++
9 2 (0.75%) Delphi
9 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) ABAP
10 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.37%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.37%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 16 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.73%) Degree
3 7 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (2.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 6 (2.24%) CIPD
4 6 (2.24%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.24%) PMP
5 5 (1.87%) MCP
6 4 (1.49%) ECDL
6 4 (1.49%) MCT
6 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.12%) MCDST
7 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.75%) CCNP
8 2 (0.75%) MCITP
8 2 (0.75%) MCSE
8 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.58%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.85%) QA
3 7 (2.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (16.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.12%) Firmware
4 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) Xen
5 1 (0.37%) XenApp
5 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.24%) SCCM
2 5 (1.87%) SCOM
3 3 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.37%) DameWare
4 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 157 (58.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.70%) Oracle
3 17 (6.34%) VMware
4 9 (3.36%) Cisco
5 7 (2.61%) SAP
6 6 (2.24%) IBM
7 5 (1.87%) Perforce
8 4 (1.49%) Citrix
9 2 (0.75%) Borland
9 2 (0.75%) EMC
9 2 (0.75%) Remedy
9 2 (0.75%) Sage
9 2 (0.75%) Trillium
10 1 (0.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (0.37%) Apple
10 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.37%) HP
10 1 (0.37%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.37%) Juniper
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £11.50 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago