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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 134 117 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.83% 6.53% 6.66%
As % of the Applications category 57.26% 55.98% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 71 56
Average daily rate
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£349 £303 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £201 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.05 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +4.46%
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
234 209 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.92% 11.67% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 136 106
Average daily rate £330 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 28
Average hourly rate £12.38 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £15.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -3 82 £325 +4.00% 29
Bradford -2 24 £369 +43.90% 5
Halifax -4 11 £419 +35.16% 4
Huddersfield +3 3 £425 -
Wakefield +1 1 - - 5
Wetherby - - - - 1
Pudsey - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Bingley - - - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 182 (71.94%) Microsoft
2 80 (31.62%) MS Office
3 78 (30.83%) Finance
4 54 (21.34%) SQL
5 48 (18.97%) SQL Server
6 43 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (16.60%) Oracle
8 39 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (14.23%) .NET
10 34 (13.44%) Windows
11 33 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
12 32 (12.65%) ITIL
13 31 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (11.46%) MS Visio
15 28 (11.07%) Project Management
15 28 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (10.28%) NHS
16 26 (10.28%) Active Directory
16 26 (10.28%) SharePoint
17 25 (9.88%) ETL
17 25 (9.88%) PRINCE2
18 23 (9.09%) Banking
18 23 (9.09%) Retail
19 22 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 21 (8.30%) Configuration Management
21 20 (7.91%) MS Project
21 20 (7.91%) C#
21 20 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 18 (7.11%) Release Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (10.28%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.95%) SAS
3 9 (3.56%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.37%) Oracle BPEL
5 3 (1.19%) Lync
5 3 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.40%) Documentum
7 1 (0.40%) Jetty
7 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) Moodle
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 80 (31.62%) MS Office
2 33 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (11.46%) MS Visio
4 20 (7.91%) MS Project
5 7 (2.77%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.77%) Adobe Captivate
5 7 (2.77%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (2.77%) InDesign
6 3 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.19%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (5.93%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.58%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.40%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.40%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) Office 365
2 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.77%) VPN
2 6 (2.37%) LAN
2 6 (2.37%) WAN
3 5 (1.98%) SAN
4 4 (1.58%) DNS
4 4 (1.58%) FTP
4 4 (1.58%) DHCP
4 4 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.19%) 2G
5 3 (1.19%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.19%) HSPA
5 3 (1.19%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.19%) SMTP
5 3 (1.19%) GPRS
5 3 (1.19%) Intranet
5 3 (1.19%) 3G
6 2 (0.79%) LTE
6 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.79%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.56%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (3.16%) QlikView
7 8 (3.16%) MS Access
8 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (1.19%) Base SAS
12 3 (1.19%) OLAP
12 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.79%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (3.56%) Hudson
2 6 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.37%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.19%) Subversion
4 3 (1.19%) JIRA
5 2 (0.79%) MSI
6 1 (0.40%) JMeter
6 1 (0.40%) NUnit
6 1 (0.40%) Selenium
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (30.83%) Finance
2 23 (9.09%) Banking
2 23 (9.09%) Retail
3 8 (3.16%) Legal
4 7 (2.77%) Publishing
5 4 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.19%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 83 (32.81%) Analyst
2 49 (19.37%) Developer
3 30 (11.86%) Business Analyst
4 16 (6.32%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.14%) Consultant
6 11 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 10 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (3.95%) SQL Developer
7 10 (3.95%) Software Manager
7 10 (3.95%) PMO Analyst
8 9 (3.56%) Data Analyst
8 9 (3.56%) Configuration Manager
9 8 (3.16%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (3.16%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.16%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (3.16%) Release Manager
9 8 (3.16%) Information Analyst
9 8 (3.16%) E-Learning Developer
9 8 (3.16%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 7 (2.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.23%) .NET
2 11 (4.35%) Web Services
2 11 (4.35%) XML
3 10 (3.95%) Middleware
3 10 (3.95%) HTML
4 9 (3.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (3.56%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (2.37%) HTML5
6 6 (2.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (1.98%) jQuery
7 5 (1.98%) Underscore.js
7 5 (1.98%) COM
7 5 (1.98%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.58%) MDX
8 4 (1.58%) Backbone.js
8 4 (1.58%) Mustache
8 4 (1.58%) NLog
8 4 (1.58%) SignalR
8 4 (1.58%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.28%) NHS
3 12 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.16%) E-Learning
5 5 (1.98%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.58%) PDA
6 4 (1.58%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.19%) iPhone
7 3 (1.19%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.79%) Open Source
9 1 (0.40%) iPad
9 1 (0.40%) New Media
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Informatics
9 1 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.44%) Windows
2 9 (3.56%) UNIX
3 7 (2.77%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.19%) Linux
6 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (12.65%) ITIL
4 31 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (11.07%) Project Management
6 25 (9.88%) PRINCE2
6 25 (9.88%) ETL
7 21 (8.30%) Configuration Management
8 18 (7.11%) Release Management
9 14 (5.53%) Waterfall
10 13 (5.14%) Business Analysis
10 13 (5.14%) Data Modelling
11 12 (4.74%) Asset Management
11 12 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (4.35%) Software Deployment
13 10 (3.95%) SOA
13 10 (3.95%) CRM
13 10 (3.95%) Service Delivery
14 9 (3.56%) Migration
14 9 (3.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.34%) SQL
2 20 (7.91%) C#
3 16 (6.32%) VBA
4 12 (4.74%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.16%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.77%) Java
7 5 (1.98%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 4 (1.58%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.19%) C
10 1 (0.40%) XAML
10 1 (0.40%) R
10 1 (0.40%) Perl
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.74%) Degree
3 9 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (3.16%) ISEB
5 6 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.19%) MCP
7 3 (1.19%) APMP
7 3 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.79%) HND
9 1 (0.40%) CCNA
9 1 (0.40%) CCDA
9 1 (0.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.74%) SLA
2 6 (2.37%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) HL7
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (10.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.19%) vSphere
4 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) Xen
5 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) SCCM
2 2 (0.79%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.40%) Netcool
3 1 (0.40%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 182 (71.94%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.60%) Oracle
3 17 (6.72%) VMware
3 17 (6.72%) IBM
4 10 (3.95%) Perforce
4 10 (3.95%) Cisco
4 10 (3.95%) Adobe
5 7 (2.77%) HP
5 7 (2.77%) SAP
6 5 (1.98%) Citrix
7 4 (1.58%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.58%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.19%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.79%) Amdocs
9 2 (0.79%) Netezza
9 2 (0.79%) Actix
9 2 (0.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.40%) Dell
10 1 (0.40%) EMC
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Hydrogen Group
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