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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 174 168 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.31% 7.51% 6.87%
As % of the Applications category 60.21% 63.16% 51.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 85 89
Average daily rate
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£350 £321 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 21
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 £9.00 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.25%
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
289 266 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.14% 11.89% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 132 178
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £193 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 46 44
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £42.00 £21.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +7 130 £350 +7.69% 89
South Yorkshire +3 29 £275 +22.22% 25
North Yorkshire -1 11 £400 +37.93% 14
East Yorkshire -6 2 - - 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 182 (60.07%) Microsoft
2 87 (28.71%) MS Office
3 84 (27.72%) Windows
4 63 (20.79%) Active Directory
4 63 (20.79%) Finance
5 57 (18.81%) SQL
6 51 (16.83%) SQL Server
7 43 (14.19%) ITIL
8 42 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (12.54%) Windows 7
10 32 (10.56%) MS Project
10 32 (10.56%) Project Management
11 31 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
12 29 (9.57%) VMware
13 28 (9.24%) Oracle
14 27 (8.91%) MS Exchange
14 27 (8.91%) Service Management
15 26 (8.58%) SharePoint
15 26 (8.58%) Banking
16 24 (7.92%) MS Access
17 23 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (7.26%) Change Management
18 22 (7.26%) Windows XP
18 22 (7.26%) .NET
19 21 (6.93%) MS Visio
20 20 (6.60%) C#
20 20 (6.60%) Web Services
21 19 (6.27%) Data Analysis
22 18 (5.94%) Retail
22 18 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (8.91%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.58%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.31%) Lync
5 7 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (2.31%) SAS
5 7 (2.31%) CMS
6 6 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.66%) IIS
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 87 (28.71%) MS Office
2 32 (10.56%) MS Project
3 31 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (6.93%) MS Visio
5 17 (5.61%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.65%) InfoPath
7 4 (1.32%) SPSS
8 1 (0.33%) Niku Workbench
8 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.99%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.30%) LAN
2 10 (3.30%) WAN
2 10 (3.30%) Internet
3 8 (2.64%) SAN
4 7 (2.31%) VPN
4 7 (2.31%) Wireless
5 6 (1.98%) Firewall
5 6 (1.98%) DHCP
5 6 (1.98%) DNS
6 5 (1.65%) MPLS
6 5 (1.65%) IPsec
7 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.66%) FTP
7 2 (0.66%) SSL
7 2 (0.66%) Intranet
7 2 (0.66%) NAS
7 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.92%) MS Access
3 18 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.98%) DTS
8 6 (1.98%) MySQL
9 5 (1.65%) QlikView
9 5 (1.65%) Xcelsius
9 5 (1.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.99%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (3.96%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.31%) Hudson
2 7 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.32%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.32%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.33%) Selenium
5 1 (0.33%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) Subversion
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
5 1 (0.33%) MSTest
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.33%) MSI
5 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 63 (20.79%) Finance
2 26 (8.58%) Banking
3 18 (5.94%) Retail
4 8 (2.64%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.32%) Advertising
5 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.32%) Back Office
5 4 (1.32%) Marketing
6 3 (0.99%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 106 (34.98%) Analyst
2 27 (8.91%) Service Desk Analyst
2 27 (8.91%) Service Analyst
3 24 (7.92%) Developer
4 18 (5.94%) Administrator
4 18 (5.94%) Architect
4 18 (5.94%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.28%) PMO Analyst
6 13 (4.29%) Data Analyst
6 13 (4.29%) Business Analyst
7 12 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (3.63%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.30%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (2.97%) Software Manager
10 9 (2.97%) Configuration Manager
11 7 (2.31%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.31%) DBA
11 7 (2.31%) Information Analyst
11 7 (2.31%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (1.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.26%) .NET
2 20 (6.60%) Web Services
3 15 (4.95%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.30%) HTML
5 9 (2.97%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.31%) Middleware
6 7 (2.31%) CSS
7 6 (1.98%) XML
7 6 (1.98%) Application Packaging
7 6 (1.98%) WCF
8 5 (1.65%) XMPP
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.32%) Ajax
10 3 (0.99%) WinForms
11 2 (0.66%) J2EE
11 2 (0.66%) XSD
11 2 (0.66%) XSLT
11 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.66%) jQuery
12 1 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.62%) NHS
2 10 (3.30%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.30%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.31%) Clustering
4 5 (1.65%) Statistics
4 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.66%) Replication
6 2 (0.66%) GIS
6 2 (0.66%) PMI
6 2 (0.66%) W3C
6 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.66%) FMCG
6 2 (0.66%) PDA
6 2 (0.66%) Online Games
6 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.72%) Windows
2 38 (12.54%) Windows 7
3 22 (7.26%) Windows XP
4 17 (5.61%) Linux
5 13 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (4.29%) UNIX
6 11 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.66%) CentOS
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.19%) ITIL
2 42 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (10.56%) Project Management
4 27 (8.91%) Service Management
5 22 (7.26%) Change Management
6 19 (6.27%) Data Analysis
7 18 (5.94%) Migration
8 16 (5.28%) PRINCE2
9 15 (4.95%) Data Protection
10 14 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (4.29%) ETL
12 12 (3.96%) Data Modelling
12 12 (3.96%) Project Planning
13 11 (3.63%) Problem Management
13 11 (3.63%) CRM
14 10 (3.30%) Service Delivery
14 10 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (2.97%) Data Management
15 9 (2.97%) Analytics
15 9 (2.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (18.81%) SQL
2 20 (6.60%) C#
3 13 (4.29%) VBA
4 10 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.31%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.31%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.31%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.65%) C
6 5 (1.65%) Java
7 3 (0.99%) Erlang
7 3 (0.99%) VB
8 2 (0.66%) C++
8 2 (0.66%) Perl
8 2 (0.66%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) VB6
9 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.33%) VBScript
9 1 (0.33%) Delphi
9 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (3.96%) Security Cleared
1 12 (3.96%) Degree
2 9 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.65%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.65%) MCP
4 5 (1.65%) MCSE
5 3 (0.99%) ISEB
5 3 (0.99%) PMP
6 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.66%) CCNA
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.66%) MCITP
7 1 (0.33%) APMP
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) CCA
7 1 (0.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.30%) SLA
2 8 (2.64%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (20.79%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.30%) vSphere
4 6 (1.98%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.65%) Xen
6 4 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.99%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.66%) XenApp
9 1 (0.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (5.61%) SCCM
2 12 (3.96%) Puppet
2 12 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.97%) SCOM
4 5 (1.65%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.99%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.66%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.33%) Cacti
7 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.33%) Foglight
7 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.33%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 182 (60.07%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.57%) VMware
3 28 (9.24%) Oracle
4 14 (4.62%) Cisco
5 11 (3.63%) Business Objects
6 9 (2.97%) Citrix
7 8 (2.64%) HP
7 8 (2.64%) IBM
8 7 (2.31%) Perforce
9 6 (1.98%) Remedy
9 6 (1.98%) NetApp
10 5 (1.65%) EMC
10 5 (1.65%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.32%) SAP
12 3 (0.99%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.99%) CA
12 3 (0.99%) Avaya
13 2 (0.66%) Cyber-Ark
13 2 (0.66%) BMC
Leeds
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £200 - 225 per day all inclusive
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £230.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £125 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.31 - £17.46 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
York
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
York
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £260 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago