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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 128 112 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.79% 7.58% 8.00%
As % of the Applications category 59.26% 62.22% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 52 84
Average daily rate
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£363 £310 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £12.00 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £45.00 £20.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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
216 180 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.15% 12.19% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 81 147
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 24
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.60 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £45.00 £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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 +6 88 £345 +7.44% 43
Halifax +4 18 £455 +44.28% 2
Bradford -7 12 £413 +35.24% 8
Wakefield -3 3 - - 3
Wetherby - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - - 1
Dewsbury - - - -
Batley - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 4
Ilkley - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 121 (59.61%) Microsoft
2 53 (26.11%) MS Office
3 51 (25.12%) Finance
4 48 (23.65%) Windows
5 43 (21.18%) SQL Server
6 34 (16.75%) SQL
7 32 (15.76%) Active Directory
8 30 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (14.29%) Oracle
9 29 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (11.33%) MS Project
10 23 (11.33%) Windows 7
11 21 (10.34%) Project Management
11 21 (10.34%) Banking
12 20 (9.85%) VMware
12 20 (9.85%) .NET
12 20 (9.85%) SharePoint
12 20 (9.85%) MS PowerPoint
13 19 (9.36%) C#
13 19 (9.36%) ITIL
14 18 (8.87%) Service Management
15 17 (8.37%) Linux
15 17 (8.37%) MS Access
15 17 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (7.88%) MS Visio
16 16 (7.88%) Retail
17 15 (7.39%) Change Management
17 15 (7.39%) Web Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (9.85%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.93%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (3.45%) SAS
4 7 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.46%) CMS
6 5 (2.46%) Lync
7 4 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.99%) IIS
9 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 53 (26.11%) MS Office
2 23 (11.33%) MS Project
3 20 (9.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (7.88%) MS Visio
5 9 (4.43%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (2.46%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.48%) SPSS
8 1 (0.49%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.45%) WAN
2 6 (2.96%) LAN
3 4 (1.97%) VPN
3 4 (1.97%) SAN
4 3 (1.48%) MPLS
4 3 (1.48%) Intranet
4 3 (1.48%) Internet
4 3 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.48%) IPsec
4 3 (1.48%) Wireless
4 3 (1.48%) Firewall
5 2 (0.99%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.99%) DNS
5 2 (0.99%) DHCP
5 2 (0.99%) FTP
5 2 (0.99%) SSL
6 1 (0.49%) DSL
6 1 (0.49%) LDAP
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.37%) MS Access
3 16 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.96%) QlikView
8 5 (2.46%) Xcelsius
8 5 (2.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.97%) MySQL
10 3 (1.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.49%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (4.43%) Hudson
2 8 (3.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.99%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.49%) MSI
4 1 (0.49%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 51 (25.12%) Finance
2 21 (10.34%) Banking
3 16 (7.88%) Retail
4 7 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.97%) Back Office
6 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.48%) Marketing
7 2 (0.99%) Games
7 2 (0.99%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (36.45%) Analyst
2 19 (9.36%) Architect
2 19 (9.36%) Developer
3 15 (7.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (7.39%) Service Analyst
4 13 (6.40%) Business Analyst
4 13 (6.40%) Administrator
4 13 (6.40%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.91%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (5.42%) Software Manager
7 10 (4.93%) PMO Analyst
8 9 (4.43%) Configuration Manager
9 8 (3.94%) Software Configuration Manager
9 8 (3.94%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.96%) Information Analyst
11 6 (2.96%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (2.46%) Help Desk Support
12 5 (2.46%) Project Administrator
12 5 (2.46%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.85%) .NET
2 15 (7.39%) Web Services
3 12 (5.91%) .NET Framework
3 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.43%) Middleware
4 9 (4.43%) WCF
5 7 (3.45%) HTML
6 6 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.97%) Ajax
7 4 (1.97%) CSS
8 3 (1.48%) XML
8 3 (1.48%) XMPP
9 2 (0.99%) jQuery
9 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.49%) WF
10 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.94%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.94%) NHS
3 5 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.97%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.99%) PDA
5 2 (0.99%) Statistics
5 2 (0.99%) Online Games
5 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.99%) PMI
6 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.49%) GIS
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
6 1 (0.49%) IVR
6 1 (0.49%) iPhone
6 1 (0.49%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.49%) Open Source
6 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.49%) Informatics
6 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.65%) Windows
2 23 (11.33%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.37%) Linux
4 11 (5.42%) UNIX
5 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.46%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.46%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.99%) CentOS
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (10.34%) Project Management
3 19 (9.36%) ITIL
4 18 (8.87%) Service Management
5 15 (7.39%) Change Management
6 13 (6.40%) PRINCE2
6 13 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (6.40%) Data Protection
7 12 (5.91%) Data Analysis
7 12 (5.91%) ETL
8 11 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.42%) Migration
9 10 (4.93%) Coaching
10 9 (4.43%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.43%) BPEL
10 9 (4.43%) Project Planning
11 8 (3.94%) Automation Testing
11 8 (3.94%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.45%) CRM
12 7 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.75%) SQL
2 19 (9.36%) C#
3 13 (6.40%) VBA
4 6 (2.96%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.46%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.97%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.48%) Erlang
8 2 (0.99%) Ruby
8 2 (0.99%) VB
8 2 (0.99%) Perl
8 2 (0.99%) Java
8 2 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) Delphi
9 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.49%) VBScript
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (4.43%) Degree
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.46%) PMI Certification
2 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.48%) PMP
3 3 (1.48%) ISEB
4 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.99%) MCSE
4 2 (0.99%) MCP
4 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CCA
5 1 (0.49%) MCSA
5 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) APMP
5 1 (0.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (15.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.96%) vSphere
4 4 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.48%) Xen
6 2 (0.99%) UAG
6 2 (0.99%) XenApp
6 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.91%) Puppet
1 12 (5.91%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.93%) SCCM
3 6 (2.96%) SCOM
4 3 (1.48%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.99%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.49%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.49%) Cacti
6 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 121 (59.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.29%) Oracle
3 20 (9.85%) VMware
4 11 (5.42%) Business Objects
5 9 (4.43%) Perforce
6 6 (2.96%) Cisco
6 6 (2.96%) HP
7 5 (2.46%) IBM
7 5 (2.46%) Citrix
7 5 (2.46%) NetApp
7 5 (2.46%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.48%) EMC
9 2 (0.99%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (0.99%) Acronis
9 2 (0.99%) Altiris
9 2 (0.99%) SAP
9 2 (0.99%) Avaya
9 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.99%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.99%) Sophos
Shipley, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months Initially + extension
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pro rata
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £200 - 225 per day all inclusive
Posted: 27 days ago