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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 176 147 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.88% 6.33% 6.97%
As % of the Applications category 56.77% 51.04% 58.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 89 78
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 24
Average hourly rate £12.98 £12.56 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% -35.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.97 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £20.45 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
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
310 288 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.36% 12.40% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 173 122
Average daily rate £325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £126 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 49
Average hourly rate £13.46 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.68% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.34 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.65 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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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
West Yorkshire -6 133 £360 +3.22% 75
South Yorkshire -9 21 £260 -16.80% 16
North Yorkshire +1 16 £325 +59.50% 12
East Yorkshire +3 2 £175 - 5
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 274 (72.87%) Microsoft
2 109 (28.99%) SQL
3 106 (28.19%) MS Office
4 75 (19.95%) Windows
5 71 (18.88%) SQL Server
6 65 (17.29%) Finance
7 51 (13.56%) ITIL
8 49 (13.03%) .NET
9 46 (12.23%) Data Analysis
9 46 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (11.17%) Active Directory
12 41 (10.90%) MS PowerPoint
13 40 (10.64%) VMware
14 37 (9.84%) Project Management
14 37 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 37 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (9.84%) MS Project
14 37 (9.84%) SharePoint
15 33 (8.78%) NHS
16 32 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (8.24%) MS Exchange
17 31 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (7.45%) MS Visio
20 27 (7.18%) MS Access
21 26 (6.91%) C#
22 24 (6.38%) Change Management
23 23 (6.12%) Oracle
23 23 (6.12%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 37 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 31 (8.24%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.46%) SAS
4 11 (2.93%) Lync
5 8 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.13%) IIS
6 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.80%) Apache
8 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.53%) JBoss
9 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (0.53%) Moodle
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 106 (28.19%) MS Office
2 41 (10.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (9.84%) MS Project
4 28 (7.45%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.53%) SPSS
7 1 (0.27%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.27%) InDesign
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.27%) Unica
4 1 (0.27%) SyteLine
4 1 (0.27%) Line 500
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.59%) LAN
1 21 (5.59%) WAN
2 13 (3.46%) SAN
3 10 (2.66%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.66%) Firewall
3 10 (2.66%) DNS
4 8 (2.13%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.86%) Wireless
6 6 (1.60%) DMZ
7 5 (1.33%) Internet
7 5 (1.33%) DHCP
7 5 (1.33%) Network Security
8 3 (0.80%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.80%) VPN
9 2 (0.53%) 3G
9 2 (0.53%) GPRS
9 2 (0.53%) HSPA
9 2 (0.53%) Telepresence
9 2 (0.53%) 2G
9 2 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 37 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (7.18%) MS Access
4 18 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.66%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.53%) QlikView
11 2 (0.53%) DataStage
11 2 (0.53%) OLAP
11 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.60%) Axure RP
4 5 (1.33%) Selenium
5 4 (1.06%) Toad
6 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.53%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.27%) MSTest
8 1 (0.27%) JMeter
8 1 (0.27%) Subversion
8 1 (0.27%) JIRA
8 1 (0.27%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.27%) Appium
General
1 65 (17.29%) Finance
2 18 (4.79%) Retail
3 15 (3.99%) Banking
4 8 (2.13%) Legal
5 4 (1.06%) Advertising
6 3 (0.80%) Back Office
6 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.80%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) Billing
7 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (36.44%) Analyst
2 60 (15.96%) Developer
3 43 (11.44%) Business Analyst
4 26 (6.91%) Data Analyst
5 20 (5.32%) Service Analyst
6 17 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (4.26%) Architect
7 16 (4.26%) SQL Developer
8 14 (3.72%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (3.72%) Consultant
8 14 (3.72%) Administrator
9 12 (3.19%) Project Manager
10 11 (2.93%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (2.93%) Support Engineer
10 11 (2.93%) CRM Developer
11 10 (2.66%) MI Analyst
11 10 (2.66%) Deployment Analyst
12 9 (2.39%) Information Analyst
12 9 (2.39%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.03%) .NET
2 9 (2.39%) ASP.NET
2 9 (2.39%) XML
3 6 (1.60%) Web Services
4 5 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (1.33%) MDX
4 5 (1.33%) COM
5 4 (1.06%) SOAP
5 4 (1.06%) Middleware
5 4 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.80%) Mustache
6 3 (0.80%) Underscore.js
6 3 (0.80%) SignalR
6 3 (0.80%) jQuery
6 3 (0.80%) Entity Framework
6 3 (0.80%) Ninject
6 3 (0.80%) REST
6 3 (0.80%) Backbone.js
6 3 (0.80%) NLog
6 3 (0.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.78%) NHS
3 15 (3.99%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.39%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.33%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.06%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.06%) iPhone
7 4 (1.06%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.06%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.80%) Clustering
8 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.80%) PMI
8 3 (0.80%) CMDB
8 3 (0.80%) iPad
9 2 (0.53%) Replication
9 2 (0.53%) GIS
9 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.95%) Windows
2 19 (5.05%) Windows 7
3 18 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.99%) Windows XP
5 15 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.46%) Linux
7 7 (1.86%) UNIX
8 5 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.06%) Android
10 3 (0.80%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.53%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.53%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (13.56%) ITIL
2 46 (12.23%) Data Analysis
3 44 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (9.84%) Project Management
5 32 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (6.38%) Change Management
8 23 (6.12%) CRM
9 22 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (5.32%) Time Management
11 19 (5.05%) ETL
11 19 (5.05%) Migration
12 17 (4.52%) Incident Management
13 16 (4.26%) Business Analysis
14 15 (3.99%) PRINCE2
15 14 (3.72%) Service Management
15 14 (3.72%) Validation
15 14 (3.72%) Supplier Management
15 14 (3.72%) Data Validation
16 13 (3.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (28.99%) SQL
2 26 (6.91%) C#
3 19 (5.05%) VB
4 16 (4.26%) VBA
4 16 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.19%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.93%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 6 (1.60%) C
9 5 (1.33%) Java
10 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.53%) VB6
11 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.27%) Tcl
12 1 (0.27%) C++
12 1 (0.27%) Delphi
12 1 (0.27%) PHP
12 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.19%) Degree
4 10 (2.66%) MCSE
5 8 (2.13%) ISEB
6 7 (1.86%) MCITP
6 7 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.33%) MCP
9 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.53%) CCNP
10 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.27%) CIPD
11 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.46%) SLA
1 13 (3.46%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.27%) HL7
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 31 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.60%) XenServer
4 5 (1.33%) XenApp
5 4 (1.06%) vCloud
5 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.06%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.80%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.80%) vSphere
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.27%) Squid
8 1 (0.27%) Xen
8 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (5.05%) SCCM
2 3 (0.80%) SCOM
2 3 (0.80%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.80%) Unicenter
2 3 (0.80%) Puppet
3 2 (0.53%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) OpenView
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Netcool
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.27%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 274 (72.87%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.64%) VMware
3 23 (6.12%) Oracle
4 18 (4.79%) Cisco
5 16 (4.26%) Citrix
6 15 (3.99%) HP
7 13 (3.46%) NetApp
8 7 (1.86%) Computacenter
9 6 (1.60%) SAP
10 5 (1.33%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.33%) Meraki
11 4 (1.06%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.06%) IBM
12 3 (0.80%) Nokia
12 3 (0.80%) Peregrine
12 3 (0.80%) Remedy
12 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.80%) CA
13 2 (0.53%) Intel
13 2 (0.53%) Mapinfo
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