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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 118 90 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.54% 6.79% 5.07%
As % of the Applications category 57.00% 45.92% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 36
Average daily rate £305 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £113 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £9.26 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £44.00 £25.50
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
207 196 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.48% 14.79% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 102 86
Average daily rate £300 £310 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £136 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.05 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
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 18 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 18 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 73 £311 +14.22% 43
Halifax +2 16 £375 +20.96% 3
Bradford +2 7 £256 +46.42% 8
Huddersfield - 1 - - 3
Wakefield - 1 £550 - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Castleford - - - - 1
Batley - - - -
Bingley - - - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 122 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 86 (39.27%) MS Office
3 51 (23.29%) SQL Server
3 51 (23.29%) Windows
4 37 (16.89%) Finance
5 36 (16.44%) MS Project
6 35 (15.98%) .NET
6 35 (15.98%) Migration
7 34 (15.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 32 (14.61%) SQL
9 28 (12.79%) ITIL
9 28 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (10.50%) Project Management
11 22 (10.05%) Oracle
12 21 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (9.13%) Windows 7
13 20 (9.13%) C#
13 20 (9.13%) MS Visio
13 20 (9.13%) Active Directory
14 19 (8.68%) SharePoint
14 19 (8.68%) Change Management
15 18 (8.22%) MS Exchange
15 18 (8.22%) Web Services
16 17 (7.76%) PRINCE2
16 17 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (7.76%) .NET Framework
17 16 (7.31%) CRM
17 16 (7.31%) ASP.NET
18 15 (6.85%) Visual Studio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.22%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.28%) Lync
5 5 (2.28%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.37%) IIS
7 3 (1.37%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.91%) nginx
8 2 (0.91%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.46%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 86 (39.27%) MS Office
2 36 (16.44%) MS Project
3 34 (15.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (9.13%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.65%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.37%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.46%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.46%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 14 (6.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.02%) Intranet
2 7 (3.20%) SAN
3 6 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.74%) VPN
3 6 (2.74%) Firewall
3 6 (2.74%) Wireless
4 5 (2.28%) IPsec
4 5 (2.28%) MPLS
4 5 (2.28%) DHCP
4 5 (2.28%) DNS
5 3 (1.37%) DSL
5 3 (1.37%) NAS
6 2 (0.91%) SSL
6 2 (0.91%) Internet
7 1 (0.46%) 2G
7 1 (0.46%) LAN
7 1 (0.46%) VoIP
7 1 (0.46%) WAN
7 1 (0.46%) SMTP
7 1 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.28%) MySQL
8 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.37%) MS Access
8 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.91%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.91%) OLAP
9 2 (0.91%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.46%) DB2
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (6.85%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.37%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.37%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.46%) Maven
5 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 37 (16.89%) Finance
2 12 (5.48%) Banking
3 11 (5.02%) Retail
4 10 (4.57%) Legal
5 5 (2.28%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (30.59%) Analyst
2 31 (14.16%) Developer
3 19 (8.68%) Business Analyst
3 19 (8.68%) Administrator
4 16 (7.31%) .NET Developer
5 15 (6.85%) Architect
6 12 (5.48%) Coordinator
6 12 (5.48%) Project Coordinator
7 11 (5.02%) Programme Planner
7 11 (5.02%) Project Administrator
7 11 (5.02%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.57%) PMO Analyst
9 9 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.11%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.65%) Project Planner
10 8 (3.65%) Release Manager
11 7 (3.20%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.20%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.20%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (2.74%) Siebel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.98%) .NET
2 18 (8.22%) Web Services
3 17 (7.76%) .NET Framework
4 16 (7.31%) ASP.NET
5 14 (6.39%) WinForms
6 13 (5.94%) XML
7 11 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.74%) Middleware
8 6 (2.74%) HTML
9 5 (2.28%) XMPP
9 5 (2.28%) XSD
9 5 (2.28%) CSS
9 5 (2.28%) WPF
10 4 (1.83%) XSLT
10 4 (1.83%) J2EE
11 3 (1.37%) WCF
11 3 (1.37%) Ajax
11 3 (1.37%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.91%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.11%) Data Integration
2 7 (3.20%) Statistics
3 6 (2.74%) NHS
3 6 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.37%) Clustering
4 3 (1.37%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.37%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.37%) Informatics
4 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (0.91%) Open Source
5 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.91%) VLE
6 1 (0.46%) Replication
6 1 (0.46%) PDA
6 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.29%) Windows
2 20 (9.13%) Windows 7
3 17 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.57%) UNIX
6 9 (4.11%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.65%) Linux
8 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.37%) AIX
9 3 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.91%) CentOS
10 2 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.98%) Migration
2 28 (12.79%) ITIL
2 28 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (10.50%) Project Management
4 19 (8.68%) Change Management
5 17 (7.76%) PRINCE2
5 17 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (7.31%) CRM
7 15 (6.85%) Service Management
7 15 (6.85%) Data Migration
8 14 (6.39%) Data Analysis
8 14 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.48%) SOA
9 12 (5.48%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.02%) Project Planning
11 10 (4.57%) Release Management
11 10 (4.57%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.57%) Validation
12 9 (4.11%) Workflow
12 9 (4.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.61%) SQL
2 20 (9.13%) C#
3 15 (6.85%) VBA
4 12 (5.48%) VB.NET
4 12 (5.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.57%) Java
6 5 (2.28%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.83%) VB
8 3 (1.37%) C
8 3 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.91%) Perl
9 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.91%) Ruby
10 1 (0.46%) VB6
10 1 (0.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (4.11%) PMP
1 9 (4.11%) PMI Certification
2 8 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.65%) ISEB
3 7 (3.20%) MCSE
4 5 (2.28%) Degree
5 3 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.91%) CCNA
7 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.46%) MCP
7 1 (0.46%) MCSA
7 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.65%) vSphere
3 6 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.28%) Xen
5 3 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.11%) SCCM
2 8 (3.65%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (2.28%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.83%) SCOM
5 3 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.91%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.91%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.91%) Puppet
7 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.46%) Cacti
7 1 (0.46%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 122 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.05%) Oracle
3 12 (5.48%) VMware
4 8 (3.65%) Siebel
5 7 (3.20%) Citrix
6 6 (2.74%) Cisco
6 6 (2.74%) IBM
6 6 (2.74%) HP
7 5 (2.28%) SAP
7 5 (2.28%) NetApp
7 5 (2.28%) EMC
8 3 (1.37%) Adobe
8 3 (1.37%) Lotus
8 3 (1.37%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.37%) Splunk
9 2 (0.91%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.46%) MKS
10 1 (0.46%) Avaya
10 1 (0.46%) Informatica
10 1 (0.46%) Sage
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £225.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £800 - £900 per day + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £349 per day
Posted: 24 days ago