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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 154 161 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.24% 7.25% 7.46%
As % of the Applications category 49.84% 57.30% 54.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 86
Average daily rate
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£345 £310 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £118 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £379 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.48 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.83 £45.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
309 281 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.53% 12.65% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 117 150
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 38 50
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £27.00 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -2 107 £345 +11.29% 83
South Yorkshire +1 23 £325 +54.76% 22
North Yorkshire -1 14 £413 +13.79% 21
East Yorkshire -3 5 - - 6
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 180 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 86 (29.45%) MS Office
3 75 (25.68%) Windows
4 68 (23.29%) Finance
5 57 (19.52%) Active Directory
6 53 (18.15%) SQL
7 52 (17.81%) SQL Server
8 42 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (13.01%) Windows 7
11 30 (10.27%) MS Project
11 30 (10.27%) Project Management
11 30 (10.27%) MS PowerPoint
12 27 (9.25%) ITIL
13 25 (8.56%) SharePoint
14 24 (8.22%) MS Access
14 24 (8.22%) C#
14 24 (8.22%) VMware
15 23 (7.88%) .NET
15 23 (7.88%) Oracle
15 23 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (7.53%) Banking
16 22 (7.53%) Retail
16 22 (7.53%) MS Visio
16 22 (7.53%) MS Exchange
17 21 (7.19%) Service Management
18 19 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (6.51%) Data Analysis
19 18 (6.16%) Change Management
19 18 (6.16%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 25 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.08%) SAS
3 9 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.05%) IIS
5 5 (1.71%) CMS
5 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (0.68%) Lync
8 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.34%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 86 (29.45%) MS Office
2 30 (10.27%) MS Project
2 30 (10.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (7.53%) MS Visio
4 12 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.37%) SPSS
6 2 (0.68%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.34%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (5.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.03%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.11%) Internet
2 10 (3.42%) LAN
2 10 (3.42%) WAN
3 6 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.05%) SAN
4 5 (1.71%) DMZ
5 4 (1.37%) Intranet
6 3 (1.03%) DHCP
6 3 (1.03%) DNS
7 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.68%) Wireless
7 2 (0.68%) FTP
7 2 (0.68%) VPN
7 2 (0.68%) VoIP
8 1 (0.34%) LDAP
8 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.34%) DSL
8 1 (0.34%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.22%) MS Access
3 19 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.40%) QlikView
8 7 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (1.71%) Xcelsius
11 3 (1.03%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.34%) MySQL
13 1 (0.34%) OLAP
13 1 (0.34%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (3.08%) Hudson
2 8 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.34%) MSI
5 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.34%) Maven
5 1 (0.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.34%) MSTest
5 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 68 (23.29%) Finance
2 22 (7.53%) Banking
2 22 (7.53%) Retail
3 9 (3.08%) Retail Banking
4 5 (1.71%) Back Office
5 4 (1.37%) Marketing
5 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.37%) Advertising
6 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 2 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (35.96%) Analyst
2 35 (11.99%) Developer
3 24 (8.22%) Service Analyst
3 24 (8.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (7.19%) Administrator
5 18 (6.16%) Architect
6 15 (5.14%) Project Manager
6 15 (5.14%) PMO Analyst
7 14 (4.79%) Business Analyst
8 13 (4.45%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (4.45%) Data Analyst
9 12 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (3.77%) Software Manager
11 10 (3.42%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.42%) Configuration Manager
12 8 (2.74%) IT Support
12 8 (2.74%) Software Configuration Manager
12 8 (2.74%) Help Desk Support
12 8 (2.74%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.74%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.88%) .NET
2 12 (4.11%) Web Services
2 12 (4.11%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.42%) WCF
4 9 (3.08%) Middleware
4 9 (3.08%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.74%) HTML
6 6 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (2.05%) CSS
7 3 (1.03%) XML
7 3 (1.03%) WinForms
7 3 (1.03%) jQuery
8 2 (0.68%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.34%) Ajax
9 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.34%) WF
9 1 (0.34%) JSON
9 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.79%) NHS
3 13 (4.45%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.03%) W3C
5 3 (1.03%) FMCG
5 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.68%) Online Games
6 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.68%) Statistics
6 2 (0.68%) PDA
6 2 (0.68%) Replication
6 2 (0.68%) GIS
6 2 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.34%) CESG
7 1 (0.34%) IVR
7 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (25.68%) Windows
2 38 (13.01%) Windows 7
3 18 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (5.82%) Linux
5 16 (5.48%) Windows XP
6 13 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.42%) UNIX
9 5 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.68%) Android
11 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (10.27%) Project Management
3 27 (9.25%) ITIL
4 21 (7.19%) Service Management
5 19 (6.51%) Data Analysis
6 18 (6.16%) Change Management
6 18 (6.16%) CRM
6 18 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (5.14%) Data Protection
8 14 (4.79%) PRINCE2
9 13 (4.45%) ETL
10 11 (3.77%) Data Modelling
10 11 (3.77%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.77%) Coaching
10 11 (3.77%) Project Planning
11 10 (3.42%) Migration
11 10 (3.42%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.08%) ERP
12 9 (3.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.15%) SQL
2 24 (8.22%) C#
3 15 (5.14%) VBA
4 11 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.05%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.71%) VB
7 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.37%) C
8 3 (1.03%) Erlang
9 2 (0.68%) Ruby
9 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.34%) Java
10 1 (0.34%) C++
10 1 (0.34%) Delphi
10 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (3.77%) Security Cleared
1 11 (3.77%) Degree
2 7 (2.40%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.37%) ISEB
4 4 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.03%) MCP
5 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.68%) PMP
6 2 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.34%) MCSA
7 1 (0.34%) CCNA
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCA
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.34%) MCITP
7 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.40%) SLA
1 7 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 57 (19.52%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.74%) vSphere
4 3 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.68%) XenApp
5 2 (0.68%) UAG
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.11%) Puppet
1 12 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.40%) SCCM
3 3 (1.03%) Unicenter
3 3 (1.03%) SCOM
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.68%) Sysprep
4 2 (0.68%) WSUS
5 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 180 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.22%) VMware
3 23 (7.88%) Oracle
4 11 (3.77%) Business Objects
5 9 (3.08%) Perforce
6 7 (2.40%) Citrix
7 6 (2.05%) Remedy
8 5 (1.71%) Cisco
8 5 (1.71%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.37%) IBM
9 4 (1.37%) NetApp
10 3 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.03%) CA
10 3 (1.03%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.68%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (0.68%) Acronis
11 2 (0.68%) Altiris
11 2 (0.68%) HP
11 2 (0.68%) Lotus
11 2 (0.68%) Avaya
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Posted: 5 days ago
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East Riding of Yorkshire
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £410 - £510 per day + competitive
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