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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 124 103 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.35% 6.66% 7.57%
As % of the Applications category 58.49% 53.37% 53.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 59
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £125 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £12.00 £112.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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
212 193 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.57% 12.48% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 122 102
Average daily rate £315 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 31
Average hourly rate £12.38 £12.07 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.10 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £21.40 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -1 73 £340 +4.61% 57
Bradford +7 30 £300 -21.56% 19
Halifax +3 15 £425 +41.66% 2
Huddersfield - 5 £315 - 2
Pudsey +2 4 £428 - 2
Dewsbury - 1 £275 -
Wakefield - - - - 5
Wetherby - - - - 1
Keighley - - - -
Mirfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Heckmondwike - - - -
Brighouse - - - - 1
Castleford - - - - 1
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 167 (70.46%) Microsoft
2 86 (36.29%) MS Office
3 81 (34.18%) Finance
4 50 (21.10%) Windows
5 44 (18.57%) SQL Server
6 40 (16.88%) Oracle
6 40 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (16.46%) Active Directory
8 38 (16.03%) SQL
9 29 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (11.81%) ITIL
10 28 (11.81%) PRINCE2
10 28 (11.81%) MS PowerPoint
11 27 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (11.39%) .NET
12 25 (10.55%) Project Management
12 25 (10.55%) Banking
13 24 (10.13%) Retail
14 23 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (9.28%) VMware
15 22 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (8.86%) SharePoint
17 20 (8.44%) MS Visio
17 20 (8.44%) C#
18 19 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (7.59%) Oracle BPM
20 17 (7.17%) MS Project
20 17 (7.17%) Configuration Management
21 16 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 16 (6.75%) Windows 7

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.80%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.38%) SAS
4 6 (2.53%) IIS
5 5 (2.11%) Oracle BPEL
6 4 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) Lync
9 1 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 86 (36.29%) MS Office
2 28 (11.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (8.44%) MS Visio
4 17 (7.17%) MS Project
5 7 (2.95%) Adobe Captivate
5 7 (2.95%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (2.95%) InDesign
5 7 (2.95%) Photoshop
6 6 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.84%) Niku Workbench
7 2 (0.84%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.42%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.53%) SAN
1 6 (2.53%) DMZ
2 5 (2.11%) Intranet
2 5 (2.11%) LAN
2 5 (2.11%) WAN
2 5 (2.11%) VPN
3 4 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.27%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (1.27%) DNS
4 3 (1.27%) SMTP
4 3 (1.27%) DHCP
4 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.27%) FTP
5 2 (0.84%) RTSP
5 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.42%) HSPA
6 1 (0.42%) LTE
6 1 (0.42%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.42%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.06%) QlikView
6 11 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.80%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (3.38%) MS Access
9 6 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.84%) OLAP
12 2 (0.84%) Essbase
12 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Power View
12 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (5.49%) Hudson
1 13 (5.49%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.27%) Subversion
2 3 (1.27%) MSI
3 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) NUnit
4 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.42%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.42%) Dreamweaver
General
1 81 (34.18%) Finance
2 25 (10.55%) Banking
3 24 (10.13%) Retail
4 8 (3.38%) Publishing
4 8 (3.38%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.27%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (29.54%) Analyst
2 43 (18.14%) Developer
3 16 (6.75%) Project Manager
3 16 (6.75%) Business Analyst
4 14 (5.91%) Service Analyst
5 13 (5.49%) PMO Analyst
5 13 (5.49%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (5.06%) Architect
6 12 (5.06%) Configuration Manager
6 12 (5.06%) Software Manager
7 11 (4.64%) Administrator
7 11 (4.64%) SQL Developer
8 9 (3.80%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (3.80%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.38%) Consultant
9 8 (3.38%) Release Manager
9 8 (3.38%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 7 (2.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (2.95%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (2.95%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.39%) .NET
2 14 (5.91%) Middleware
2 14 (5.91%) Web Services
3 12 (5.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (4.64%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.64%) HTML
5 9 (3.80%) WCF
6 7 (2.95%) HTML5
6 7 (2.95%) XML
7 6 (2.53%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.27%) jQuery
8 3 (1.27%) WPF
8 3 (1.27%) Underscore.js
9 2 (0.84%) CSS
9 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.84%) CSS3
9 2 (0.84%) WebSockets
9 2 (0.84%) JSON
9 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.49%) NHS
3 7 (2.95%) E-Learning
4 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.69%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.27%) iPhone
6 3 (1.27%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.27%) PDA
7 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.84%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.84%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.42%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.42%) Physics
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) Informatics
8 1 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (21.10%) Windows
2 16 (6.75%) Windows 7
3 15 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.49%) UNIX
5 12 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.38%) Linux
7 5 (2.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (11.81%) ITIL
3 28 (11.81%) PRINCE2
4 25 (10.55%) Project Management
5 19 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (7.17%) Configuration Management
7 14 (5.91%) Data Modelling
7 14 (5.91%) ETL
8 13 (5.49%) Release Management
9 12 (5.06%) SOA
10 11 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (4.64%) Software Deployment
10 11 (4.64%) ITIL V3
11 10 (4.22%) Service Management
12 9 (3.80%) Transition Management
12 9 (3.80%) Coaching
12 9 (3.80%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.80%) Migration
12 9 (3.80%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.03%) SQL
2 20 (8.44%) C#
3 9 (3.80%) VBA
4 6 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.11%) Java
6 4 (1.69%) VB
7 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.84%) C
8 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.42%) R
8 1 (0.42%) XAML
8 1 (0.42%) VBScript
8 1 (0.42%) Perl
8 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.22%) Degree
2 9 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.27%) APMP
5 3 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.27%) MCP
6 2 (0.84%) HND
6 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.84%) PMP
6 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.84%) ISEB
7 1 (0.42%) MCITP
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.42%) CCA
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.42%) CCNA
7 1 (0.42%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.22%) SLA
2 5 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 39 (16.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.22%) vSphere
4 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.84%) UAG
4 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) XenApp
4 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) SCCM
2 3 (1.27%) Puppet
2 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
3 1 (0.42%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.42%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 167 (70.46%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.88%) Oracle
3 22 (9.28%) VMware
4 14 (5.91%) Perforce
5 12 (5.06%) IBM
6 9 (3.80%) Adobe
7 8 (3.38%) HP
8 7 (2.95%) Cisco
9 6 (2.53%) Citrix
10 3 (1.27%) SAP
11 2 (0.84%) NetApp
11 2 (0.84%) Niku
11 2 (0.84%) Sophos
11 2 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 1 (0.42%) Actix
12 1 (0.42%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.42%) Tableau
12 1 (0.42%) Ab Initio
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £11.72 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £455 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 - £455 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: up to £300 a day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago