The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 109 81 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.21% 6.23% 5.55%
As % of the Applications category 57.37% 43.78% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 47 42
Average daily rate £300 £295 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -19.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £111 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £9.51 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £52.25 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
190 185 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.83% 14.22% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 93 98
Average daily rate £300 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £133 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 25
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.47 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.45 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Excel
Yorkshire

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +1 69 £311 +13.18% 21
Halifax 0 13 £380 +24.59% 2
Bradford +5 7 £256 -3.30% 4
Huddersfield - 1 - - 4
Wakefield - 1 £550 - 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Batley - - - -
Bingley - - - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 120 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 87 (41.04%) MS Office
3 50 (23.58%) Windows
4 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
5 36 (16.98%) .NET
5 36 (16.98%) Finance
6 35 (16.51%) MS Project
7 34 (16.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 33 (15.57%) Migration
9 30 (14.15%) SQL
10 28 (13.21%) ITIL
11 26 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (10.85%) Project Management
13 22 (10.38%) Oracle
14 21 (9.91%) C#
14 21 (9.91%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (9.43%) MS Visio
15 20 (9.43%) Active Directory
16 19 (8.96%) SharePoint
16 19 (8.96%) Web Services
16 19 (8.96%) Change Management
16 19 (8.96%) Windows 7
17 18 (8.49%) .NET Framework
17 18 (8.49%) MS Exchange
18 17 (8.02%) PRINCE2
18 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET
18 17 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (7.55%) Visual Studio
20 15 (7.08%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.49%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.36%) Lync
6 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.42%) IIS
8 3 (1.42%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.94%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.94%) nginx
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 87 (41.04%) MS Office
2 35 (16.51%) MS Project
3 34 (16.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (9.43%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.89%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.47%) CATIA
8 1 (0.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 13 (6.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.19%) Intranet
2 7 (3.30%) SAN
3 6 (2.83%) Firewall
3 6 (2.83%) Wireless
3 6 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.83%) VPN
4 5 (2.36%) DNS
4 5 (2.36%) IPsec
4 5 (2.36%) DHCP
4 5 (2.36%) MPLS
5 3 (1.42%) DSL
5 3 (1.42%) NAS
6 2 (0.94%) Internet
6 2 (0.94%) SSL
7 1 (0.47%) LAN
7 1 (0.47%) VoIP
7 1 (0.47%) WAN
7 1 (0.47%) SMTP
7 1 (0.47%) 2G
7 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.36%) MySQL
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.94%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.47%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.47%) DB2
9 1 (0.47%) OLAP
9 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.42%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.42%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.47%) Maven
5 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 36 (16.98%) Finance
2 12 (5.66%) Banking
3 11 (5.19%) Retail
4 10 (4.72%) Legal
5 5 (2.36%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (30.66%) Analyst
2 28 (13.21%) Developer
3 19 (8.96%) Administrator
4 17 (8.02%) Business Analyst
5 16 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.08%) Architect
7 11 (5.19%) Coordinator
7 11 (5.19%) Test Analyst
7 11 (5.19%) Project Coordinator
7 11 (5.19%) Project Administrator
8 10 (4.72%) Programme Planner
8 10 (4.72%) PMO Analyst
9 9 (4.25%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.77%) Release Manager
11 7 (3.30%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.30%) Project Planner
12 6 (2.83%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.98%) .NET
2 19 (8.96%) Web Services
3 18 (8.49%) .NET Framework
4 17 (8.02%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.60%) WinForms
6 13 (6.13%) XML
7 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (3.30%) HTML
9 6 (2.83%) Middleware
9 6 (2.83%) CSS
9 6 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.36%) WPF
10 5 (2.36%) XSD
10 5 (2.36%) XMPP
11 4 (1.89%) Ajax
11 4 (1.89%) XSLT
11 4 (1.89%) J2EE
12 3 (1.42%) WCF
12 3 (1.42%) Application Packaging
13 1 (0.47%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.77%) Data Integration
2 7 (3.30%) Statistics
3 6 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.36%) NHS
5 3 (1.42%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.42%) Clustering
5 3 (1.42%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.94%) Open Source
6 2 (0.94%) VLE
6 2 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.94%) Informatics
6 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
7 1 (0.47%) PDA
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.58%) Windows
2 19 (8.96%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.72%) UNIX
6 9 (4.25%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.77%) Linux
8 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.42%) AIX
10 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.94%) CentOS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.57%) Migration
2 28 (13.21%) ITIL
3 26 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (10.85%) Project Management
5 19 (8.96%) Change Management
6 17 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (8.02%) PRINCE2
7 15 (7.08%) CRM
7 15 (7.08%) Service Management
8 13 (6.13%) Data Migration
9 12 (5.66%) Data Analysis
9 12 (5.66%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.66%) SOA
9 12 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.72%) Data Modelling
10 10 (4.72%) Project Planning
10 10 (4.72%) Release Management
11 9 (4.25%) Workflow
11 9 (4.25%) Validation
12 8 (3.77%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.15%) SQL
2 21 (9.91%) C#
3 13 (6.13%) VBA
4 12 (5.66%) VB.NET
4 12 (5.66%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.72%) Java
6 5 (2.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.42%) C
9 2 (0.94%) Ruby
9 2 (0.94%) Perl
9 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.94%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (4.25%) PMP
1 9 (4.25%) PMI Certification
2 8 (3.77%) ISEB
2 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.30%) MCSE
4 5 (2.36%) Degree
5 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.94%) CCNA
6 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) MCSA
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.77%) vSphere
3 6 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.36%) Xen
4 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.42%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.25%) SCCM
2 8 (3.77%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (2.36%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.89%) SCOM
5 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.94%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.94%) Puppet
6 2 (0.94%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.47%) Cacti
7 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 120 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.38%) Oracle
3 12 (5.66%) VMware
4 8 (3.77%) Siebel
5 7 (3.30%) Citrix
6 6 (2.83%) Cisco
6 6 (2.83%) IBM
6 6 (2.83%) HP
7 5 (2.36%) EMC
7 5 (2.36%) NetApp
7 5 (2.36%) SAP
8 3 (1.42%) Splunk
8 3 (1.42%) Lotus
8 3 (1.42%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.42%) Adobe
9 2 (0.94%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.47%) Sage
10 1 (0.47%) Symantec
10 1 (0.47%) MKS
10 1 (0.47%) LANDesk
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