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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 93 166 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.95% 7.30% 7.41%
As % of the Applications category 50.27% 54.97% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 80 74
Median daily rate £350 £358 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £148 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.60 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £9.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £17.50 £14.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.01%
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
185 302 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.85% 13.28% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 161 125
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 26
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.43 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.50 £14.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -22 58 £325 -10.34% 28
Bradford -9 10 £380 +26.66% 5
Halifax +4 7 £420 +17.31% 1
Castleford - 2 - -
Brighouse - 1 - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 126 (68.11%) Microsoft
2 51 (27.57%) MS Office
3 46 (24.86%) Finance
4 41 (22.16%) Windows
5 40 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (17.84%) SQL
8 32 (17.30%) SQL Server
9 31 (16.76%) MS PowerPoint
10 29 (15.68%) Project Management
11 27 (14.59%) MS Project
12 23 (12.43%) SharePoint
13 21 (11.35%) .NET
13 21 (11.35%) Cisco
14 20 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (10.27%) Active Directory
16 18 (9.73%) Citrix
16 18 (9.73%) Firewall
16 18 (9.73%) Enterprise Architecture
17 17 (9.19%) Network Security
18 16 (8.65%) Reverse Proxy
18 16 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (8.65%) Intel Security
18 16 (8.65%) Oracle
18 16 (8.65%) C#
19 15 (8.11%) CRM
19 15 (8.11%) Migration
19 15 (8.11%) Business Analysis
19 15 (8.11%) Information Assurance
19 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (12.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.86%) IIS
3 6 (3.24%) CMS
3 6 (3.24%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.24%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.16%) FileNet
4 4 (2.16%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.62%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.62%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.08%) Confluence
6 2 (1.08%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.54%) eRoom
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (27.57%) MS Office
2 31 (16.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (14.59%) MS Project
4 13 (7.03%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.78%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (1.08%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (7.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.24%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.54%) Primavera
5 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.41%) Office 365
3 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.62%) IaaS
4 3 (1.62%) PaaS
4 3 (1.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.73%) Firewall
2 17 (9.19%) Network Security
3 16 (8.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (2.70%) DNS
4 5 (2.70%) LAN
4 5 (2.70%) Skype
4 5 (2.70%) WAN
5 4 (2.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.08%) DHCP
6 2 (1.08%) Internet
6 2 (1.08%) Intranet
6 2 (1.08%) SAN
7 1 (0.54%) ATM
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.54%) FTP
7 1 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.54%) WebEx
7 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.86%) MS Access
4 7 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.08%) GIS
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.62%) JIRA
4 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (24.86%) Finance
2 14 (7.57%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.49%) Banking
4 7 (3.78%) Legal
4 7 (3.78%) Publishing
4 7 (3.78%) Retail
5 4 (2.16%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.16%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.62%) Games
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Billing
7 2 (1.08%) iGaming
8 1 (0.54%) Local Government
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (31.35%) Analyst
2 19 (10.27%) Business Analyst
3 16 (8.65%) Architect
4 15 (8.11%) Developer
5 14 (7.57%) Technical Leader
6 11 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.78%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Administrator
10 7 (3.78%) Consultant
10 7 (3.78%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.78%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (3.78%) PowerShell Engineer
11 6 (3.24%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.35%) .NET
2 11 (5.95%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.24%) HTML
3 6 (3.24%) XML
4 5 (2.70%) HTML5
4 5 (2.70%) Middleware
5 4 (2.16%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (2.16%) WCF
5 4 (2.16%) Web Services
6 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.62%) jQuery
6 3 (1.62%) Xamarin.iOS
7 2 (1.08%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.08%) CSS3
7 2 (1.08%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.08%) Mustache
7 2 (1.08%) Ninject
7 2 (1.08%) SignalR
7 2 (1.08%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.70%) User Experience
4 4 (2.16%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.54%) Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.54%) Informatics
7 1 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.54%) PMI
7 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.54%) Social Media
7 1 (0.54%) Statistics
7 1 (0.54%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.16%) Windows
2 15 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.86%) Unix
5 7 (3.78%) Android
6 6 (3.24%) Linux
6 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (15.68%) Project Management
3 20 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (9.73%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (8.11%) Business Analysis
6 15 (8.11%) CRM
6 15 (8.11%) Information Assurance
6 15 (8.11%) Migration
6 15 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (7.57%) ITIL
7 14 (7.57%) MVC
8 13 (7.03%) Change Management
9 12 (6.49%) DSDM
10 10 (5.41%) OOD
10 10 (5.41%) PRINCE2
10 10 (5.41%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.86%) Analytics
11 9 (4.86%) Process Improvement
11 9 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.84%) SQL
2 16 (8.65%) C#
3 13 (7.03%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.24%) VBA
5 4 (2.16%) PHP
6 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.54%) C++
7 1 (0.54%) Delphi
7 1 (0.54%) Java
7 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.70%) CCNA
3 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.70%) CISSP
4 4 (2.16%) CISM
5 3 (1.62%) Degree
6 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.08%) MCAD
6 2 (1.08%) MCSD
6 2 (1.08%) MCSE
6 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.54%) CCA
7 1 (0.54%) CCDP
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) CISA
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.54%) MCP
7 1 (0.54%) MCSA
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.62%) SLA
4 2 (1.08%) QA
5 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (10.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (4.32%) SCCM
2 7 (3.78%) SCOM
3 4 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 126 (68.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.35%) Cisco
3 18 (9.73%) Citrix
4 16 (8.65%) Intel Security
4 16 (8.65%) Oracle
5 11 (5.95%) VMware
6 5 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.16%) Dell
7 4 (2.16%) IBM
8 3 (1.62%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.08%) Progress
9 2 (1.08%) SAP
10 1 (0.54%) Apple
10 1 (0.54%) Avaya
10 1 (0.54%) Genesys
10 1 (0.54%) HP
10 1 (0.54%) Lotus
10 1 (0.54%) Minitab
10 1 (0.54%) Remedy
10 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com