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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 197 179 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.77% 7.06% 7.03%
As % of the Applications category 58.81% 55.42% 59.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 112 72
Average daily rate £300 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £148 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 12 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.90 £13.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
335 323 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.50% 12.74% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 206 142
Average daily rate £318 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £426 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 21
Average hourly rate £12.28 £11.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.46% -2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £15.73 £13.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 126 £313 -1.18% 56
North Yorkshire +19 32 £300 - 10
South Yorkshire +4 32 £275 -15.38% 26
East Yorkshire +1 4 £163 -27.77% 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 238 (62.63%) Microsoft
2 101 (26.58%) SQL
2 101 (26.58%) MS Office
3 100 (26.32%) Windows
4 74 (19.47%) SQL Server
4 74 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (17.89%) Active Directory
6 67 (17.63%) Finance
7 60 (15.79%) MS Project
8 58 (15.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 55 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 53 (13.95%) ITIL
11 46 (12.11%) .NET
12 45 (11.84%) MS Access
13 37 (9.74%) Migration
14 35 (9.21%) C#
14 35 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (9.21%) Windows 7
15 34 (8.95%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (8.68%) PRINCE2
16 33 (8.68%) Project Management
17 32 (8.42%) VBA
18 30 (7.89%) MS Visio
19 29 (7.63%) SharePoint
20 28 (7.37%) VMware
20 28 (7.37%) Data Analysis
21 27 (7.11%) Oracle
21 27 (7.11%) Data Quality
21 27 (7.11%) Windows Server
22 26 (6.84%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 29 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.79%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.89%) IIS
4 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.05%) SAS
6 3 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.53%) Moodle
7 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.26%) FileNet
8 1 (0.26%) Jetty
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 101 (26.58%) MS Office
2 60 (15.79%) MS Project
3 58 (15.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (7.89%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.53%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.53%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.79%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.26%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.26%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.26%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.26%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.21%) Office 365
3 2 (0.53%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.42%) Internet
2 9 (2.37%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.11%) DNS
4 7 (1.84%) DHCP
4 7 (1.84%) Firewall
4 7 (1.84%) VPN
5 5 (1.32%) DAB
5 5 (1.32%) Skype
5 5 (1.32%) SSL
6 3 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.79%) Intranet
6 3 (0.79%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.79%) SAN
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.53%) LAN
7 2 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.53%) WAN
7 2 (0.53%) WebEx
7 2 (0.53%) Wireless
8 1 (0.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.84%) MS Access
3 22 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (3.16%) Data Mining
6 12 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (2.37%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.84%) GIS
10 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.05%) Base SAS
13 3 (0.79%) MySQL
13 3 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.32%) Hudson
4 4 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.79%) FrontPage
5 3 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.26%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.26%) Ant
7 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.26%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.26%) JIRA
7 1 (0.26%) Maven
7 1 (0.26%) MSTest
7 1 (0.26%) Selenium
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 67 (17.63%) Finance
2 16 (4.21%) Banking
3 14 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.89%) Retail
5 7 (1.84%) Publishing
6 6 (1.58%) Legal
7 4 (1.05%) Law
8 3 (0.79%) Electronics
8 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.79%) Marketing
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Back Office
9 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (37.89%) Analyst
2 46 (12.11%) Developer
3 36 (9.47%) Data Analyst
4 29 (7.63%) Support Analyst
5 28 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
6 27 (7.11%) Service Analyst
7 24 (6.32%) Project Manager
8 21 (5.53%) SQL Analyst
9 19 (5.00%) Business Analyst
10 18 (4.74%) .NET Developer
10 18 (4.74%) Applications Support
10 18 (4.74%) Applications Support Analyst
10 18 (4.74%) Consultant
11 15 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (3.95%) Project Analyst
12 13 (3.42%) CRM Developer
12 13 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 12 (3.16%) IT Analyst
14 11 (2.89%) Administrator
15 10 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.11%) .NET
2 17 (4.47%) ASP.NET
3 10 (2.63%) Web Services
3 10 (2.63%) XML
4 6 (1.58%) WCF
5 5 (1.32%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.32%) COM
5 5 (1.32%) CSS
5 5 (1.32%) J2EE
6 4 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.05%) XSLT
7 3 (0.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.79%) HTML
7 3 (0.79%) jQuery
7 3 (0.79%) SOAP
8 2 (0.53%) REST
8 2 (0.53%) WPF
9 1 (0.26%) GWT
9 1 (0.26%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.58%) NHS
3 15 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.16%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.84%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.84%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.05%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.79%) Clustering
8 3 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.79%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.79%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.53%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.53%) PDA
9 2 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 100 (26.32%) Windows
2 35 (9.21%) Windows 7
3 27 (7.11%) Windows Server
4 22 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (3.95%) Windows XP
7 13 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.37%) Linux
9 5 (1.32%) Unix
9 5 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.32%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.79%) Android
11 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.53%) Solaris
11 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 53 (13.95%) ITIL
3 37 (9.74%) Migration
4 35 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (8.95%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (8.68%) PRINCE2
6 33 (8.68%) Project Management
7 28 (7.37%) Data Analysis
8 26 (6.84%) CRM
9 20 (5.26%) Analytics
9 20 (5.26%) Change Management
9 20 (5.26%) MVC
10 19 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 18 (4.74%) Service Management
12 16 (4.21%) Business Analysis
12 16 (4.21%) Validation
13 15 (3.95%) Data Validation
14 14 (3.68%) Release Management
14 14 (3.68%) Service Delivery
15 13 (3.42%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (26.58%) SQL
2 35 (9.21%) C#
3 32 (8.42%) VBA
4 23 (6.05%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.42%) PowerShell
5 13 (3.42%) VB
6 7 (1.84%) Java
7 5 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.05%) C
8 4 (1.05%) C++
8 4 (1.05%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.53%) Delphi
10 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.26%) ABAP
11 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.26%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 21 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (4.74%) Degree
3 8 (2.11%) MCP
3 8 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.84%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 6 (1.58%) CIPD
5 6 (1.58%) PMP
6 5 (1.32%) ISEB
7 4 (1.05%) ECDL
7 4 (1.05%) MCDST
7 4 (1.05%) MCT
7 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.53%) CCNP
9 2 (0.53%) MCITP
9 2 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.11%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.68%) QA
3 11 (2.89%) SLA
4 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (17.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.79%) Firmware
5 2 (0.53%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Xen
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.63%) SCCM
2 5 (1.32%) SCOM
3 3 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.26%) DameWare
5 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.26%) Puppet
5 1 (0.26%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.26%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 238 (62.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.37%) VMware
3 27 (7.11%) Oracle
4 11 (2.89%) Cisco
5 9 (2.37%) SAP
6 8 (2.11%) Remedy
7 6 (1.58%) Citrix
7 6 (1.58%) IBM
8 5 (1.32%) Perforce
9 3 (0.79%) HP
9 3 (0.79%) Peregrine
10 2 (0.53%) Adobe
10 2 (0.53%) Bomgar
10 2 (0.53%) Borland
10 2 (0.53%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.53%) EMC
10 2 (0.53%) Sage
10 2 (0.53%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.53%) Trillium
11 1 (0.26%) iManage
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour + n/a
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour + n/a
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £11.50 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield
Capita plc
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + dependant on skill
Posted: 26 days ago