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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 207 170 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.13% 6.70% 7.07%
As % of the Applications category 54.05% 56.11% 50.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 91 68
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £150 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 27
Average hourly rate £11.86 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.18% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £9.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £24.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
383 303 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.19% 11.93% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 172 127
Average daily rate £300 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £141 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 52
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

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 +1 143 £330 +10.00% 61
South Yorkshire +3 46 £300 +30.43% 17
North Yorkshire -6 10 £350 +55.55% 20
East Yorkshire +6 5 £225 - 3
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 277 (75.48%) Microsoft
2 123 (33.51%) MS Office
3 93 (25.34%) SQL
4 88 (23.98%) Finance
5 76 (20.71%) SQL Server
6 59 (16.08%) Windows
7 51 (13.90%) ITIL
8 45 (12.26%) Project Management
9 44 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (11.99%) Active Directory
10 43 (11.72%) .NET
10 43 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 42 (11.44%) NHS
12 41 (11.17%) Oracle
12 41 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 39 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (10.08%) SharePoint
15 36 (9.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 35 (9.54%) MS PowerPoint
16 35 (9.54%) PRINCE2
17 33 (8.99%) VMware
17 33 (8.99%) MS Visio
18 31 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
18 31 (8.45%) C#
19 29 (7.90%) MS Project
20 27 (7.36%) ETL
20 27 (7.36%) Data Analysis
21 24 (6.54%) Retail
22 23 (6.27%) Banking

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.08%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.27%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.72%) SAS
4 6 (1.63%) Lync
4 6 (1.63%) IIS
4 6 (1.63%) Oracle BPEL
5 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.82%) Apache
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) JBoss
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Jetty
8 1 (0.27%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 123 (33.51%) MS Office
2 35 (9.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (8.99%) MS Visio
4 29 (7.90%) MS Project
5 7 (1.91%) Adobe Captivate
5 7 (1.91%) Photoshop
5 7 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.91%) InDesign
6 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.82%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.27%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (4.09%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.27%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.36%) Office 365
2 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.27%) LAN
1 12 (3.27%) WAN
2 11 (3.00%) SAN
3 10 (2.72%) DNS
4 7 (1.91%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.91%) VPN
5 6 (1.63%) DHCP
6 4 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.09%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.09%) FTP
7 3 (0.82%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.82%) HSPA
7 3 (0.82%) SMTP
7 3 (0.82%) GPRS
7 3 (0.82%) Intranet
7 3 (0.82%) 3G
7 3 (0.82%) Wireless
7 3 (0.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (9.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.36%) MS Access
5 16 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.45%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.18%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.91%) QlikView
10 6 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (0.82%) Base SAS
13 3 (0.82%) OLAP
13 3 (0.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Power View
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.54%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.45%) Hudson
3 7 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.63%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.09%) Selenium
6 3 (0.82%) Subversion
6 3 (0.82%) JIRA
7 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.54%) MSI
8 1 (0.27%) NUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.27%) JMeter
General
1 88 (23.98%) Finance
2 24 (6.54%) Retail
3 23 (6.27%) Banking
4 9 (2.45%) Legal
5 7 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.91%) Publishing
6 5 (1.36%) Back Office
7 3 (0.82%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.82%) Marketing
8 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (31.06%) Analyst
2 74 (20.16%) Developer
3 34 (9.26%) Business Analyst
4 26 (7.08%) Project Manager
5 22 (5.99%) SQL Developer
6 19 (5.18%) Service Analyst
7 18 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (4.63%) Data Analyst
9 15 (4.09%) Support Engineer
9 15 (4.09%) Consultant
10 11 (3.00%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (2.72%) Support Analyst
11 10 (2.72%) Architect
11 10 (2.72%) PMO Analyst
12 9 (2.45%) Information Analyst
12 9 (2.45%) MI Analyst
12 9 (2.45%) Software Manager
12 9 (2.45%) Configuration Manager
13 8 (2.18%) Configuration and Release Manager
13 8 (2.18%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.72%) .NET
2 16 (4.36%) HTML
3 14 (3.81%) ASP.NET
4 13 (3.54%) jQuery
4 13 (3.54%) XML
5 12 (3.27%) Web Services
6 10 (2.72%) Middleware
7 9 (2.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (2.18%) HTML5
9 7 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 5 (1.36%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.36%) COM
11 5 (1.36%) CSS
12 4 (1.09%) NLog
12 4 (1.09%) Backbone.js
12 4 (1.09%) Mustache
12 4 (1.09%) Underscore.js
12 4 (1.09%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.44%) NHS
2 39 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.18%) E-Learning
4 8 (2.18%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.36%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.36%) iPhone
5 5 (1.36%) Learning Management System
5 5 (1.36%) iPad
6 4 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.09%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.09%) PDA
7 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.54%) Open Source
8 2 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.27%) Economics
9 1 (0.27%) CESG
9 1 (0.27%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.08%) Windows
2 23 (6.27%) Windows 7
3 12 (3.27%) Windows XP
3 12 (3.27%) UNIX
4 11 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.91%) Linux
6 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.09%) Android
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) CentOS
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (13.90%) ITIL
2 45 (12.26%) Project Management
3 44 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (9.54%) PRINCE2
7 27 (7.36%) ETL
7 27 (7.36%) Data Analysis
8 21 (5.72%) Configuration Management
9 18 (4.90%) Release Management
10 16 (4.36%) Business Analysis
11 15 (4.09%) CRM
11 15 (4.09%) Migration
11 15 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (3.81%) Waterfall
13 13 (3.54%) Data Modelling
14 11 (3.00%) Service Management
14 11 (3.00%) MVC
14 11 (3.00%) Software Deployment
15 10 (2.72%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (25.34%) SQL
2 31 (8.45%) C#
3 23 (6.27%) VBA
4 18 (4.90%) T-SQL
4 18 (4.90%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.00%) Java
6 7 (1.91%) VB
7 5 (1.36%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 4 (1.09%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.82%) C
10 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.27%) Tcl
11 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.27%) XAML
11 1 (0.27%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.81%) Degree
3 10 (2.72%) ISEB
4 9 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.18%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.82%) APMP
8 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.82%) MCP
8 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.54%) HND
9 2 (0.54%) MCSE
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.54%) CCA
9 2 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.27%) CCNP
10 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.63%) SLA
2 8 (2.18%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (11.99%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.63%) vSphere
3 6 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.82%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.54%) vCloud
5 2 (0.54%) UAG
5 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.54%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) Squid
6 1 (0.27%) Xen
6 1 (0.27%) XenServer
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.00%) SCCM
2 3 (0.82%) ARCserve
2 3 (0.82%) Puppet
3 2 (0.54%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.27%) OpenView
4 1 (0.27%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Netcool
4 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 277 (75.48%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.17%) Oracle
3 33 (8.99%) VMware
4 22 (5.99%) Cisco
5 17 (4.63%) HP
6 16 (4.36%) IBM
7 13 (3.54%) Citrix
8 10 (2.72%) Perforce
8 10 (2.72%) Adobe
9 7 (1.91%) NetApp
9 7 (1.91%) SAP
10 5 (1.36%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.09%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.82%) Telerik
12 3 (0.82%) Mitel
12 3 (0.82%) Dell
12 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.82%) Apple
12 3 (0.82%) Mapinfo
13 2 (0.54%) Amdocs
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