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 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 21 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 177 162 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.30% 7.42% 6.92%
As % of the Applications category 57.47% 61.83% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 75 97
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.23 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
MS Excel
England

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
308 262 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.71% 12.00% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 123 176
Average daily rate £350 £321 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £161 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 41 43
Average hourly rate £11.76 £17.50 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.78% +23.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.67 £37.70 £22.34
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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in 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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire +5 128 £363 +16.93% 72
South Yorkshire +5 27 £325 +36.84% 26
North Yorkshire +4 13 £413 +37.50% 16
East Yorkshire -3 6 - - 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 186 (63.05%) Microsoft
2 87 (29.49%) MS Office
3 78 (26.44%) Windows
4 63 (21.36%) Active Directory
5 57 (19.32%) Finance
6 56 (18.98%) SQL
7 55 (18.64%) SQL Server
8 40 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (12.54%) Windows 7
10 36 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (11.53%) ITIL
12 30 (10.17%) Oracle
13 29 (9.83%) Project Management
13 29 (9.83%) MS PowerPoint
14 27 (9.15%) MS Project
15 26 (8.81%) VMware
16 24 (8.14%) MS Exchange
16 24 (8.14%) MS Access
16 24 (8.14%) .NET
17 23 (7.80%) Service Management
18 22 (7.46%) SharePoint
18 22 (7.46%) Banking
19 21 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (7.12%) Windows XP
20 20 (6.78%) C#
20 20 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
20 20 (6.78%) Data Analysis
21 19 (6.44%) SQL Server 2005
21 19 (6.44%) MS Visio
22 18 (6.10%) Change Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (3.05%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (2.71%) SAS
5 7 (2.37%) CMS
5 7 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.69%) Lync
7 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (0.68%) IIS
10 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.34%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 87 (29.49%) MS Office
2 29 (9.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (9.15%) MS Project
4 19 (6.44%) MS Visio
5 13 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.69%) InfoPath
7 4 (1.36%) SPSS
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.34%) Niku Workbench
8 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.05%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.02%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.07%) LAN
1 12 (4.07%) WAN
1 12 (4.07%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.39%) Internet
3 7 (2.37%) SAN
4 5 (1.69%) Wireless
4 5 (1.69%) VPN
5 4 (1.36%) DHCP
5 4 (1.36%) DNS
5 4 (1.36%) Firewall
6 3 (1.02%) IPsec
6 3 (1.02%) Intranet
6 3 (1.02%) MPLS
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.68%) VoIP
7 2 (0.68%) FTP
7 2 (0.68%) SSL
7 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.34%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.14%) MS Access
3 20 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (6.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.37%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.03%) QlikView
9 6 (2.03%) DTS
10 5 (1.69%) Xcelsius
10 5 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (1.36%) MySQL
12 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (3.73%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.05%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (3.05%) Hudson
3 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.68%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.68%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.34%) MSI
4 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.34%) MSTest
4 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 57 (19.32%) Finance
2 22 (7.46%) Banking
3 18 (6.10%) Retail
4 7 (2.37%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.69%) Back Office
6 4 (1.36%) Marketing
6 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.36%) Advertising
7 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (33.90%) Analyst
2 27 (9.15%) Developer
3 26 (8.81%) Service Analyst
3 26 (8.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (7.12%) Administrator
5 19 (6.44%) Architect
6 17 (5.76%) Project Manager
7 13 (4.41%) Data Analyst
7 13 (4.41%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.07%) 1st Line Support
8 12 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (3.73%) Software Manager
9 11 (3.73%) PMO Analyst
10 10 (3.39%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.39%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.39%) Configuration Manager
11 9 (3.05%) IT Support
12 8 (2.71%) Software Configuration Manager
12 8 (2.71%) DBA
13 7 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.14%) .NET
2 18 (6.10%) Web Services
3 15 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 12 (4.07%) .NET Framework
5 10 (3.39%) HTML
6 9 (3.05%) Middleware
6 9 (3.05%) WCF
7 7 (2.37%) CSS
8 6 (2.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.36%) Ajax
10 3 (1.02%) WinForms
10 3 (1.02%) XML
10 3 (1.02%) XMPP
10 3 (1.02%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.68%) jQuery
11 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.34%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.08%) NHS
3 12 (4.07%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.69%) Clustering
5 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.02%) FMCG
6 3 (1.02%) Statistics
7 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.68%) Online Games
7 2 (0.68%) PDA
7 2 (0.68%) PMI
7 2 (0.68%) W3C
7 2 (0.68%) Replication
7 2 (0.68%) GIS
8 1 (0.34%) IVR
8 1 (0.34%) CESG
8 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (26.44%) Windows
2 37 (12.54%) Windows 7
3 21 (7.12%) Windows XP
4 17 (5.76%) Linux
5 12 (4.07%) UNIX
5 12 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.68%) Android
9 2 (0.68%) CentOS
9 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (11.53%) ITIL
3 29 (9.83%) Project Management
4 23 (7.80%) Service Management
5 20 (6.78%) Data Analysis
6 18 (6.10%) Change Management
7 15 (5.08%) PRINCE2
7 15 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (5.08%) Data Protection
8 14 (4.75%) Migration
9 13 (4.41%) CRM
10 12 (4.07%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.07%) ETL
11 11 (3.73%) Project Planning
11 11 (3.73%) Problem Management
11 11 (3.73%) Coaching
12 10 (3.39%) Configuration Management
13 9 (3.05%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.05%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (18.98%) SQL
2 20 (6.78%) C#
3 14 (4.75%) VBA
4 9 (3.05%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.37%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.37%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.69%) C
6 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.02%) Java
7 3 (1.02%) Erlang
8 2 (0.68%) Ruby
8 2 (0.68%) C++
8 2 (0.68%) Perl
8 2 (0.68%) VB
9 1 (0.34%) Python
9 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.34%) VBScript
9 1 (0.34%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (4.07%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.05%) Degree
3 8 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.69%) MCP
6 3 (1.02%) ISEB
6 3 (1.02%) PMP
6 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.68%) MCSE
7 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) CCA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) APMP
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.39%) SLA
2 8 (2.71%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (21.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.03%) vSphere
3 6 (2.03%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.02%) Xen
7 2 (0.68%) UAG
7 2 (0.68%) XenApp
8 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (4.41%) SCCM
2 12 (4.07%) Puppet
2 12 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.71%) SCOM
4 3 (1.02%) Unicenter
4 3 (1.02%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.68%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.34%) Cacti
6 1 (0.34%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 186 (63.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.17%) Oracle
3 26 (8.81%) VMware
4 11 (3.73%) Cisco
4 11 (3.73%) Business Objects
5 9 (3.05%) Perforce
6 8 (2.71%) Citrix
7 7 (2.37%) IBM
8 6 (2.03%) HP
8 6 (2.03%) NetApp
8 6 (2.03%) Remedy
9 5 (1.69%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.02%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.02%) EMC
10 3 (1.02%) CA
10 3 (1.02%) SAP
10 3 (1.02%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.68%) Altiris
11 2 (0.68%) Acronis
11 2 (0.68%) Cyber-Ark
Shipley, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months Initially + extension
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Middlesbrough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pro rata
Posted: 16 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: 25 days ago