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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 107 119 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.24% 7.66% 7.02%
As % of the Applications category 51.44% 52.89% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 51 63
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £116 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +45.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.26 £9.67 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £45.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -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
208 225 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.13% 14.48% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 101 115
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £126 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £399 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 22
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.50 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 65 £325 - 52
Bradford +3 23 £325 -7.14% 11
Halifax +3 9 £450 +42.85%
Wakefield -2 3 - - 4
Huddersfield +1 1 £315 +6.77% 4
Bingley - 1 £423 -
Batley - - - -
Ilkley - - - -
Brighouse - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Dewsbury - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 1
Mirfield - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
MS Excel
Yorkshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 127 (57.73%) Microsoft
2 71 (32.27%) Finance
3 60 (27.27%) MS Office
4 51 (23.18%) Windows
5 40 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 38 (17.27%) SQL
7 37 (16.82%) Active Directory
8 32 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (12.73%) MS Project
11 24 (10.91%) MS Visio
11 24 (10.91%) Project Management
11 24 (10.91%) VMware
12 23 (10.45%) Oracle
12 23 (10.45%) MS PowerPoint
12 23 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (10.45%) Windows 7
13 22 (10.00%) Banking
13 22 (10.00%) Retail
14 19 (8.64%) .NET
15 18 (8.18%) C#
16 17 (7.73%) Linux
16 17 (7.73%) ITIL
16 17 (7.73%) MS Access
16 17 (7.73%) SharePoint
16 17 (7.73%) Service Management
17 15 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (6.36%) Change Management
18 14 (6.36%) Data Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (3.64%) SAS
4 7 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.18%) IIS
5 6 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.27%) CMS
7 4 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.91%) Lync
8 2 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (27.27%) MS Office
2 28 (12.73%) MS Project
3 24 (10.91%) MS Visio
4 23 (10.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (4.09%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.36%) SPSS
7 2 (0.91%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.45%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (4.09%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.73%) WAN
1 6 (2.73%) DMZ
2 5 (2.27%) LAN
3 4 (1.82%) SAN
3 4 (1.82%) Internet
4 3 (1.36%) Intranet
4 3 (1.36%) FTP
5 2 (0.91%) VPN
5 2 (0.91%) DNS
5 2 (0.91%) DHCP
5 2 (0.91%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.45%) VoIP
6 1 (0.45%) SMTP
6 1 (0.45%) LDAP
6 1 (0.45%) DSL
6 1 (0.45%) RTSP
6 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.73%) MS Access
3 13 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.64%) QlikView
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.18%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.27%) Xcelsius
7 5 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.36%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.45%) Essbase
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.45%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.09%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (4.09%) Hudson
2 5 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.91%) MSI
4 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.45%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.45%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 71 (32.27%) Finance
2 22 (10.00%) Banking
2 22 (10.00%) Retail
3 10 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 4 (1.82%) Back Office
5 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.36%) Marketing
6 2 (0.91%) Games
6 2 (0.91%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (38.64%) Analyst
2 24 (10.91%) Developer
3 18 (8.18%) Architect
4 17 (7.73%) Business Analyst
5 15 (6.82%) Administrator
5 15 (6.82%) PMO Analyst
6 14 (6.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (6.36%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (5.00%) Software Manager
9 9 (4.09%) Configuration Manager
10 8 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (3.64%) Data Analyst
10 8 (3.64%) Help Desk Support
10 8 (3.64%) Software Configuration Manager
11 7 (3.18%) Project Administrator
11 7 (3.18%) Help Desk Analyst
12 6 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.73%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.64%) .NET
2 12 (5.45%) Web Services
3 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.09%) WCF
4 9 (4.09%) Middleware
5 8 (3.64%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.73%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (2.27%) HTML
8 4 (1.82%) jQuery
9 3 (1.36%) CSS
9 3 (1.36%) XML
10 2 (0.91%) JSON
10 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.91%) HTML5
10 2 (0.91%) CSS3
10 2 (0.91%) WebSockets
10 2 (0.91%) Underscore.js
10 2 (0.91%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.18%) NHS
4 4 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.36%) PDA
5 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.91%) PMI
6 2 (0.91%) Online Games
6 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.91%) FMCG
7 1 (0.45%) iPhone
7 1 (0.45%) Open Source
7 1 (0.45%) iPad
7 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.45%) Replication
7 1 (0.45%) IVR
7 1 (0.45%) Statistics
7 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.45%) Informatics
7 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.18%) Windows
2 23 (10.45%) Windows 7
3 17 (7.73%) Linux
4 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.09%) UNIX
7 6 (2.73%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.91%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.91%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.45%) VMS
10 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (10.91%) Project Management
3 17 (7.73%) Service Management
3 17 (7.73%) ITIL
4 15 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (6.36%) Change Management
5 14 (6.36%) Data Analysis
6 13 (5.91%) Data Protection
7 11 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.00%) ETL
7 11 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 10 (4.55%) Coaching
9 9 (4.09%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.09%) Project Planning
9 9 (4.09%) BPEL
10 8 (3.64%) Migration
10 8 (3.64%) Automation Testing
11 7 (3.18%) Analytics
11 7 (3.18%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.18%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.27%) SQL
2 18 (8.18%) C#
3 13 (5.91%) VBA
4 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.27%) VB
5 4 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.36%) Erlang
6 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.91%) C
7 2 (0.91%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) XAML
8 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.45%) VBScript
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.45%) C++
8 1 (0.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (5.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.82%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.82%) ISEB
3 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.91%) PMP
4 2 (0.91%) MCP
4 2 (0.91%) MCSE
4 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.45%) APMP
5 1 (0.45%) MCITP
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.45%) MCSA
5 1 (0.45%) CCA
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.73%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (16.82%) Active Directory
2 23 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.55%) vSphere
4 2 (0.91%) UAG
4 2 (0.91%) XenApp
4 2 (0.91%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (5.45%) Puppet
1 12 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.73%) SCCM
3 2 (0.91%) SCOM
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.91%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 127 (57.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.91%) VMware
3 23 (10.45%) Oracle
4 11 (5.00%) Business Objects
5 9 (4.09%) Perforce
6 5 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.27%) Citrix
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco
7 3 (1.36%) IBM
8 2 (0.91%) Avaya
8 2 (0.91%) HP
8 2 (0.91%) NetApp
8 2 (0.91%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.91%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (0.91%) Altiris
8 2 (0.91%) Acronis
8 2 (0.91%) Sophos
9 1 (0.45%) Niku
9 1 (0.45%) Websense
9 1 (0.45%) Kofax
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