The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Yorkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 138 149 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.95% 7.02% 7.10%
As % of the Applications category 50.36% 57.09% 54.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 81 79
Average daily rate
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£348 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £431 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 25
Average hourly rate £12.62 £19.50 £18.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.28% +6.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.99 £9.49 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
274 261 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.82% 12.29% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 127 147
Average daily rate £325 £328 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +13.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £164 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 48 50
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.65 £10.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £40.10 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS Excel
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 0 103 £350 +6.06% 77
South Yorkshire -4 20 £325 +30.00% 16
North Yorkshire -2 10 £113 -61.20% 9
East Yorkshire 0 4 - - 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (59.81%) Microsoft
2 98 (31.51%) MS Office
3 80 (25.72%) Windows
4 59 (18.97%) Finance
5 58 (18.65%) SQL Server
5 58 (18.65%) SQL
6 53 (17.04%) Active Directory
7 42 (13.50%) ITIL
8 36 (11.58%) Project Management
8 36 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (11.58%) Windows 7
9 34 (10.93%) MS PowerPoint
9 34 (10.93%) MS Project
10 33 (10.61%) .NET
10 33 (10.61%) Service Management
11 32 (10.29%) Oracle
12 29 (9.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (9.00%) Web Services
13 28 (9.00%) Change Management
14 26 (8.36%) SharePoint
14 26 (8.36%) MS Exchange
14 26 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (8.04%) Windows XP
15 25 (8.04%) C#
15 25 (8.04%) VMware
16 24 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (7.40%) MS Visio
17 23 (7.40%) Migration
18 21 (6.75%) VBA
18 21 (6.75%) Banking

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (8.36%) SharePoint
1 26 (8.36%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (2.25%) Lync
5 6 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (1.93%) CMS
5 6 (1.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (1.29%) SAS
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 3 (0.96%) nginx
8 3 (0.96%) LiveCycle
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.64%) IIS
9 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 98 (31.51%) MS Office
2 34 (10.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 34 (10.93%) MS Project
3 23 (7.40%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.86%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.61%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.96%) SPSS
7 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.96%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.18%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.89%) SAN
2 9 (2.89%) Internet
3 6 (1.93%) Intranet
3 6 (1.93%) VPN
3 6 (1.93%) DNS
3 6 (1.93%) LAN
3 6 (1.93%) WAN
3 6 (1.93%) DHCP
4 5 (1.61%) MPLS
4 5 (1.61%) Firewall
4 5 (1.61%) Wireless
4 5 (1.61%) IPsec
5 4 (1.29%) DSL
6 3 (0.96%) NAS
7 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.64%) FTP
7 2 (0.64%) SSL
8 1 (0.32%) PBX
8 1 (0.32%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (8.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (6.11%) MS Access
5 15 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.25%) DTS
9 6 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.61%) Xcelsius
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (1.61%) MySQL
11 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.79%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.61%) Hudson
3 5 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.29%) InstallShield
5 3 (0.96%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.32%) MSTest
6 1 (0.32%) Selenium
6 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) Maven
6 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 59 (18.97%) Finance
2 21 (6.75%) Banking
3 16 (5.14%) Retail
4 5 (1.61%) Legal
4 5 (1.61%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.29%) Back Office
6 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.96%) Games
6 3 (0.96%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (32.15%) Analyst
2 33 (10.61%) Developer
3 23 (7.40%) Service Analyst
3 23 (7.40%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (6.11%) Administrator
5 17 (5.47%) Architect
6 15 (4.82%) Project Manager
6 15 (4.82%) PMO Analyst
7 13 (4.18%) Business Analyst
8 11 (3.54%) .NET Developer
9 10 (3.22%) Data Analyst
9 10 (3.22%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.22%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (2.89%) Software Manager
10 9 (2.89%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (2.57%) DBA
12 7 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.25%) Coordinator
12 7 (2.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.61%) .NET
2 28 (9.00%) Web Services
3 18 (5.79%) ASP.NET
4 16 (5.14%) HTML
5 14 (4.50%) .NET Framework
6 13 (4.18%) XML
7 11 (3.54%) CSS
8 9 (2.89%) WinForms
9 7 (2.25%) Application Packaging
10 6 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (1.93%) Middleware
11 5 (1.61%) Ajax
11 5 (1.61%) XMPP
12 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.96%) WCF
14 2 (0.64%) WPF
14 2 (0.64%) jQuery
14 2 (0.64%) J2EE
14 2 (0.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.79%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.14%) NHS
3 9 (2.89%) Clustering
4 7 (2.25%) Statistics
5 6 (1.93%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.29%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.96%) Open Source
8 3 (0.96%) Informatics
9 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.64%) VLE
9 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.64%) Replication
9 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.64%) PMI
9 2 (0.64%) PDA
9 2 (0.64%) FMCG
9 2 (0.64%) Online Games
10 1 (0.32%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (25.72%) Windows
2 36 (11.58%) Windows 7
3 25 (8.04%) Windows XP
4 16 (5.14%) Linux
5 12 (3.86%) UNIX
6 11 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.29%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.96%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.64%) CentOS
12 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.50%) ITIL
2 36 (11.58%) Project Management
2 36 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (10.61%) Service Management
4 28 (9.00%) Change Management
5 24 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (7.40%) Migration
7 16 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (4.82%) Data Analysis
9 14 (4.50%) PRINCE2
10 13 (4.18%) ETL
11 12 (3.86%) Data Protection
12 11 (3.54%) CRM
12 11 (3.54%) Data Modelling
12 11 (3.54%) Project Planning
13 10 (3.22%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (3.22%) Service Delivery
14 9 (2.89%) Time Management
14 9 (2.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.65%) SQL
2 25 (8.04%) C#
3 21 (6.75%) VBA
4 12 (3.86%) VB.NET
4 12 (3.86%) T-SQL
5 11 (3.54%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.89%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.57%) Java
8 7 (2.25%) C
9 5 (1.61%) Ruby
10 3 (0.96%) Erlang
10 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.64%) C++
11 2 (0.64%) Perl
11 2 (0.64%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) Delphi
12 1 (0.32%) Python
12 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.54%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.22%) Degree
4 7 (2.25%) MCSE
5 6 (1.93%) MCP
6 5 (1.61%) ISEB
6 5 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.96%) PMP
8 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.32%) MCSA
10 1 (0.32%) CCNA
10 1 (0.32%) APMP
10 1 (0.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.54%) SLA
2 6 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.29%) QA
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (17.04%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.89%) vSphere
4 6 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.93%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.93%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.61%) Xen
6 4 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (5.47%) SCCM
2 12 (3.86%) Puppet
3 9 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.89%) SCOM
4 6 (1.93%) Oracle EDQ
5 5 (1.61%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.96%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.96%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.96%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.64%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.32%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.32%) Foglight
9 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.32%) Cacti
9 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 186 (59.81%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.29%) Oracle
3 25 (8.04%) VMware
4 13 (4.18%) Business Objects
5 12 (3.86%) Cisco
6 9 (2.89%) HP
7 8 (2.57%) IBM
7 8 (2.57%) Remedy
8 7 (2.25%) Citrix
9 6 (1.93%) Siebel
9 6 (1.93%) NetApp
10 5 (1.61%) Perforce
10 5 (1.61%) EMC
11 4 (1.29%) SAP
11 4 (1.29%) Adobe
11 4 (1.29%) Splunk
12 3 (0.96%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.96%) Avaya
12 3 (0.96%) CA
13 2 (0.64%) BMC
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago