The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / Yorkshire
Rank 23 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 132 187 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.00% 6.60% 6.30%
As % of the Applications category 56.41% 56.33% 53.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 83 95
Median daily rate £364 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £125 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £10.50 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £19.50 £17.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.10 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +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 Yorkshire region.

Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
234 332 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.64% 11.72% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 157 185
Median daily rate £350 £308 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.73% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 32
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.30 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £9.00 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.80 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Yorkshire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Yorkshire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
West Yorkshire +3 92 £363 +20.83% 49
South Yorkshire -13 21 £350 +30.23% 7
North Yorkshire +1 16 £345 +15.00% 9
East Yorkshire +4 1 - - 7
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 192 (69.31%) Microsoft
2 77 (27.80%) MS Office
3 66 (23.83%) Windows
4 60 (21.66%) Project Management
5 56 (20.22%) Active Directory
6 46 (16.61%) SQL
6 46 (16.61%) SQL Server
7 43 (15.52%) SharePoint
8 40 (14.44%) MS Project
9 39 (14.08%) Finance
9 39 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (12.64%) VMware
11 35 (12.64%) Windows Server
12 33 (11.91%) MS PowerPoint
13 32 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (10.11%) CRM
15 26 (9.39%) ITIL
15 26 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (9.39%) Security Cleared
16 25 (9.03%) Dynamics CRM
17 24 (8.66%) .NET
18 23 (8.30%) Migration
18 23 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (7.94%) MS Exchange
20 21 (7.58%) Business Analysis
21 18 (6.50%) C#
22 17 (6.14%) PRINCE2
22 17 (6.14%) Citrix
22 17 (6.14%) Cisco

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in 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 43 (15.52%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.94%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.25%) CMS
3 9 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.89%) IIS
5 7 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.81%) Apache
7 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.08%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.08%) Plone
8 3 (1.08%) SilverStripe
9 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.72%) SAS
9 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 77 (27.80%) MS Office
2 40 (14.44%) MS Project
3 33 (11.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.33%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.53%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.72%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (9.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.72%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.33%) Office 365
3 4 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (1.44%) IaaS
3 4 (1.44%) PaaS
3 4 (1.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.69%) Firewall
1 13 (4.69%) Internet
2 11 (3.97%) DNS
3 9 (3.25%) Network Security
4 7 (2.53%) DHCP
4 7 (2.53%) SAN
5 5 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.44%) Intranet
6 4 (1.44%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.44%) WAN
7 3 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.08%) FCoE
7 3 (1.08%) LAN
7 3 (1.08%) NX-OS
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.05%) MS Access
5 11 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.17%) MySQL
7 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.81%) QlikView
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.08%) Power BI
11 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (5.05%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.44%) JIRA
4 3 (1.08%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.08%) MSTest
4 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (14.08%) Finance
2 13 (4.69%) Legal
3 10 (3.61%) Banking
3 10 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.89%) Retail
5 5 (1.81%) Billing
6 4 (1.44%) Law
6 4 (1.44%) Publishing
7 3 (1.08%) Advertising
7 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Local Government
8 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (30.32%) Analyst
2 48 (17.33%) Developer
3 23 (8.30%) Service Analyst
3 23 (8.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (7.22%) Business Analyst
5 19 (6.86%) Support Analyst
6 18 (6.50%) Project Manager
7 16 (5.78%) Architect
8 12 (4.33%) Consultant
9 11 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (3.97%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.61%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.61%) IT Analyst
10 10 (3.61%) SQL Developer
10 10 (3.61%) SSIS Developer
11 9 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.25%) IT Support
12 8 (2.89%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (2.89%) Microsoft Developer
12 8 (2.89%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.66%) .NET
2 9 (3.25%) .NET Framework
2 9 (3.25%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.89%) XML
4 7 (2.53%) ActiveX
4 7 (2.53%) ADO
4 7 (2.53%) DAO
4 7 (2.53%) HTML
5 6 (2.17%) Entity Framework
6 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.44%) CSS
7 4 (1.44%) jQuery
7 4 (1.44%) Middleware
7 4 (1.44%) Web Services
8 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (1.08%) LINQ
8 3 (1.08%) SOAP
8 3 (1.08%) XSLT
9 2 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.25%) Statistics
5 8 (2.89%) User Experience
6 5 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.44%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.44%) Informatics
7 4 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.08%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.08%) Tandem
8 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.72%) Clustering
9 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (23.83%) Windows
2 35 (12.64%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.05%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.53%) Linux
5 7 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.08%) Solaris
6 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.72%) Android
7 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.72%) SUSE
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.66%) Project Management
2 37 (13.36%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (10.11%) CRM
5 26 (9.39%) ITIL
5 26 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (8.30%) Migration
7 21 (7.58%) Business Analysis
8 17 (6.14%) PRINCE2
9 14 (5.05%) Data Modelling
10 13 (4.69%) Process Improvement
10 13 (4.69%) Project Planning
11 11 (3.97%) DevOps
11 11 (3.97%) DSDM
11 11 (3.97%) ETL
11 11 (3.97%) Service Management
12 10 (3.61%) Analytics
12 10 (3.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (3.61%) Supplier Management
13 9 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.61%) SQL
2 18 (6.50%) C#
3 15 (5.42%) T-SQL
4 13 (4.69%) VBA
5 11 (3.97%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.25%) VB
7 6 (2.17%) C
8 5 (1.81%) PHP
8 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.08%) Java
10 2 (0.72%) C++
10 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.36%) Delphi
11 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.78%) Degree
4 11 (3.97%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.61%) MCSE
6 9 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.08%) MCP
9 2 (0.72%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.72%) CCA
9 2 (0.72%) CCNA
9 2 (0.72%) HNC
9 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.72%) MCAD
9 2 (0.72%) MCSA
9 2 (0.72%) MCSD
9 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.42%) SLA
2 4 (1.44%) QA
3 3 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (20.22%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.81%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.81%) vSphere
4 3 (1.08%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.36%) Docker
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) NFS
6 1 (0.36%) Squid
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (5.05%) SCCM
2 4 (1.44%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.44%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.44%) NetVault Backup
2 4 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.44%) WSUS
3 2 (0.72%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Plesk
4 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) RANCID
4 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 192 (69.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.64%) VMware
3 17 (6.14%) Cisco
3 17 (6.14%) Citrix
4 12 (4.33%) Dell
5 9 (3.25%) Oracle
6 8 (2.89%) SAP
7 6 (2.17%) Brocade
8 5 (1.81%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.44%) HP
9 4 (1.44%) Planview
9 4 (1.44%) Symantec
10 3 (1.08%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.08%) F5
10 3 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.08%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.72%) Lotus
11 2 (0.72%) Tableau
11 2 (0.72%) Veritas
11 2 (0.72%) Xerox
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £11 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: 350 GBP Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £225.00 - £285.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £480 - £500 per day + depending on experience & negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago