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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 21 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 87 133 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.08% 6.89% 7.21%
As % of the Applications category 54.04% 66.50% 59.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 75 71
Median daily rate £350 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £11.88 £15.88 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% +27.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.63 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £21.00 £14.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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
161 200 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.24% 10.36% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 120 131
Median daily rate £350 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.93 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £16.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 -9 56 £338 +6.71% 30
Bradford -6 10 £395 +58.00% 3
Halifax +3 5 £440 +27.16% 2
Wakefield +2 4 £288 - 3
Brighouse - 3 - -
Huddersfield 0 1 £163 - 2
Pudsey - 1 - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 115 (68.86%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.75%) MS Office
3 34 (20.36%) Project Management
4 29 (17.37%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (16.77%) SharePoint
5 28 (16.77%) SQL Server
5 28 (16.77%) MS Project
6 27 (16.17%) SQL
6 27 (16.17%) Windows
7 22 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.57%) Active Directory
9 20 (11.98%) Finance
10 18 (10.78%) Migration
11 17 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (8.98%) .NET
12 15 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (8.98%) PMO
13 14 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (8.38%) T-SQL
13 14 (8.38%) CRM
13 14 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (8.38%) VMware
14 13 (7.78%) Business Analysis
14 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (7.19%) Windows 7
15 12 (7.19%) Dynamics CRM
15 12 (7.19%) Cisco
15 12 (7.19%) VBA
15 12 (7.19%) ITIL
15 12 (7.19%) Banking

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 28 (16.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.99%) CMS
2 5 (2.99%) IIS
2 5 (2.99%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.40%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.80%) Apache
4 3 (1.80%) Plone
4 3 (1.80%) SAS
4 3 (1.80%) SilverStripe
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.20%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (25.75%) MS Office
2 28 (16.77%) MS Project
3 10 (5.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.40%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.99%) Office 365
3 3 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (1.80%) IaaS
3 3 (1.80%) PaaS
3 3 (1.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.39%) Firewall
2 7 (4.19%) DNS
2 7 (4.19%) SAN
3 5 (2.99%) DHCP
3 5 (2.99%) FTP
4 4 (2.40%) Internet
4 4 (2.40%) Network Security
5 3 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.80%) HTTP
5 3 (1.80%) Intranet
5 3 (1.80%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.20%) FCoE
6 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.20%) LAN
6 2 (1.20%) SMTP
6 2 (1.20%) SSL
6 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.20%) Telnet
6 2 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.99%) MS Access
5 8 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.40%) QlikView
10 3 (1.80%) MySQL
10 3 (1.80%) Power BI
11 2 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.20%) GIS
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (4.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.99%) MSTest
3 2 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.60%) Appium
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 20 (11.98%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Banking
3 7 (4.19%) Legal
3 7 (4.19%) Retail
4 6 (3.59%) Publishing
4 6 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.40%) Billing
6 3 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (26.35%) Analyst
2 41 (24.55%) Developer
3 14 (8.38%) Architect
4 13 (7.78%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.59%) SQL Developer
5 11 (6.59%) SSIS Developer
6 10 (5.99%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.39%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.79%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.79%) T-SQL Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Service Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) Administrator
11 5 (2.99%) Business Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (2.99%) Process Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.98%) .NET
2 6 (3.59%) .NET Framework
2 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.59%) Entity Framework
3 5 (2.99%) ActiveX
3 5 (2.99%) ADO
3 5 (2.99%) DAO
3 5 (2.99%) Middleware
4 4 (2.40%) HTML
5 3 (1.80%) CSS
5 3 (1.80%) ISPF
6 2 (1.20%) COM+
7 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.60%) COM
7 1 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.60%) MDX
7 1 (0.60%) Node.js
7 1 (0.60%) React
7 1 (0.60%) Web Services
7 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.59%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.99%) Tandem
5 4 (2.40%) User Experience
6 3 (1.80%) iSeries
6 3 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.20%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) CMDB
8 1 (0.60%) DataPower
8 1 (0.60%) Handset
8 1 (0.60%) IVR
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.17%) Windows
2 12 (7.19%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.59%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.40%) Linux
4 4 (2.40%) Unix
5 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.80%) zOS
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.20%) SUSE
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.36%) Project Management
2 29 (17.37%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (13.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (10.78%) Migration
5 17 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (8.38%) CRM
7 13 (7.78%) Business Analysis
8 12 (7.19%) ITIL
9 11 (6.59%) Analytics
9 11 (6.59%) Data Modelling
10 10 (5.99%) DevOps
10 10 (5.99%) Supplier Management
11 9 (5.39%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.39%) Project Planning
11 9 (5.39%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.79%) Asset Management
12 8 (4.79%) ETL
12 8 (4.79%) OO
12 8 (4.79%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.17%) SQL
2 14 (8.38%) T-SQL
3 12 (7.19%) VBA
4 9 (5.39%) C#
5 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.99%) VB
6 3 (1.80%) JCL
6 3 (1.80%) PHP
7 2 (1.20%) C
7 2 (1.20%) C++
7 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.19%) Degree
2 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.40%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.20%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.20%) CCA
4 2 (1.20%) MCAD
4 2 (1.20%) MCDST
4 2 (1.20%) MCSD
4 2 (1.20%) MCSE
4 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.60%) CCNP
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.98%) PMO
2 5 (2.99%) QA
3 3 (1.80%) SLA
4 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (12.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.80%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (1.80%) vSphere
4 2 (1.20%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.60%) Firmware
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.60%) NFS
5 1 (0.60%) vCloud
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.20%) SCOM
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.60%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.60%) Nagios
3 1 (0.60%) OPNET
3 1 (0.60%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) RANCID
3 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 115 (68.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.38%) VMware
3 12 (7.19%) Cisco
4 9 (5.39%) HP
5 8 (4.79%) Citrix
6 6 (3.59%) IBM
7 5 (2.99%) SAP
8 4 (2.40%) Brocade
8 4 (2.40%) Dell
8 4 (2.40%) Oracle
9 3 (1.80%) Axway
9 3 (1.80%) F5
9 3 (1.80%) IBM Sterling
9 3 (1.80%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.20%) Alterian
10 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.20%) EMC
10 2 (1.20%) Tableau
10 2 (1.20%) Xerox
11 1 (0.60%) Arista
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