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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 151 205 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.31% 6.43% 7.05%
As % of the Applications category 51.54% 55.11% 55.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 98 96
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £192 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 28
Median hourly rate £13.55 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £17.50 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.01%
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
293 372 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.31% 11.67% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 195 167
Median daily rate £342 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 58 57
Median hourly rate £13.81 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £17.70 £16.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -14 93 £350 -2.23% 37
South Yorkshire +26 36 £338 +29.80% 5
North Yorkshire +9 19 £225 -16.27% 7
East Yorkshire -3 3 £118 -32.85% 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 200 (70.92%) Microsoft
2 78 (27.66%) MS Office
3 74 (26.24%) Windows
4 61 (21.63%) Finance
5 55 (19.50%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (17.73%) Project Management
7 49 (17.38%) SQL
8 45 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (15.25%) SQL Server
10 42 (14.89%) Active Directory
11 39 (13.83%) MS PowerPoint
12 35 (12.41%) ITIL
13 34 (12.06%) SharePoint
14 32 (11.35%) MS Project
14 32 (11.35%) Cisco
15 30 (10.64%) .NET
16 27 (9.57%) Windows Server
17 26 (9.22%) Citrix
18 25 (8.87%) Oracle
18 25 (8.87%) CRM
19 24 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (8.16%) VMware
20 23 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
21 22 (7.80%) Dynamics CRM
21 22 (7.80%) C#
22 21 (7.45%) Firewall
23 20 (7.09%) Business Analysis
24 19 (6.74%) Change Management
24 19 (6.74%) MVC
24 19 (6.74%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (12.06%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.96%) IIS
4 8 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.48%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.13%) CMS
6 6 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.13%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.42%) FileNet
9 3 (1.06%) Apache
9 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.06%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.71%) Confluence
10 2 (0.71%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 78 (27.66%) MS Office
2 39 (13.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (11.35%) MS Project
4 19 (6.74%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.48%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.71%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.71%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (7.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.35%) Magento
6 1 (0.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (6.38%) Office 365
2 4 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.42%) IaaS
2 4 (1.42%) PaaS
2 4 (1.42%) SaaS
3 3 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.45%) Firewall
2 18 (6.38%) Network Security
3 17 (6.03%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (3.55%) Internet
5 9 (3.19%) DNS
5 9 (3.19%) SAN
5 9 (3.19%) WAN
6 8 (2.84%) LAN
7 6 (2.13%) DHCP
7 6 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.77%) Skype
9 4 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.42%) Wireless
10 3 (1.06%) FCoE
10 3 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.06%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.06%) Multicast
10 3 (1.06%) NAS
10 3 (1.06%) VPN
10 3 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.55%) MS Access
4 8 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.13%) QlikView
6 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.71%) GIS
9 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.71%) HBase
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.35%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.06%) JIRA
4 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) Toad
General
1 61 (21.63%) Finance
2 16 (5.67%) Banking
3 14 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.55%) Legal
5 7 (2.48%) Publishing
5 7 (2.48%) Retail
6 4 (1.42%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.42%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.06%) Games
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Billing
8 2 (0.71%) iGaming
8 2 (0.71%) Local Government
8 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (29.43%) Analyst
2 30 (10.64%) Architect
3 25 (8.87%) Developer
4 23 (8.16%) Service Analyst
4 23 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (6.74%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (5.67%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.96%) Technical Leader
9 13 (4.61%) Consultant
10 11 (3.90%) Administrator
10 11 (3.90%) Windows Engineer
11 10 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.84%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.84%) PMO Analyst
12 8 (2.84%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (2.48%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.48%) IT Support
13 7 (2.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.64%) .NET
2 11 (3.90%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.19%) HTML
3 9 (3.19%) XML
4 7 (2.48%) Middleware
5 6 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.77%) HTML5
6 5 (1.77%) Web Services
7 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.42%) WCF
8 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.06%) jQuery
8 3 (1.06%) SOAP
8 3 (1.06%) Xamarin.iOS
8 3 (1.06%) XSLT
9 2 (0.71%) ADO
9 2 (0.71%) CSS
9 2 (0.71%) Rendezvous
9 2 (0.71%) WinForms
9 2 (0.71%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.77%) Clustering
4 5 (1.77%) Statistics
4 5 (1.77%) User Experience
5 4 (1.42%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.42%) Social Network
6 3 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.35%) FMCG
8 1 (0.35%) Informatics
8 1 (0.35%) iPhone
8 1 (0.35%) PDA
8 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.35%) Social Media
8 1 (0.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.24%) Windows
2 27 (9.57%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.61%) Windows 7
4 12 (4.26%) Linux
5 9 (3.19%) Unix
5 9 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.84%) Android
7 7 (2.48%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.48%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.77%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.77%) Solaris
9 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.73%) Project Management
2 45 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (12.41%) ITIL
4 25 (8.87%) CRM
5 24 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 20 (7.09%) Business Analysis
8 19 (6.74%) Change Management
8 19 (6.74%) MVC
9 18 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.03%) PRINCE2
10 17 (6.03%) Service Management
11 16 (5.67%) Information Assurance
11 16 (5.67%) Migration
11 16 (5.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (4.26%) DSDM
12 12 (4.26%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.26%) Process Improvement
13 10 (3.55%) OOD
13 10 (3.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.38%) SQL
2 22 (7.80%) C#
3 15 (5.32%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.55%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.48%) Java
6 6 (2.13%) VBA
7 5 (1.77%) PHP
8 3 (1.06%) C
8 3 (1.06%) VB
9 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.35%) C++
10 1 (0.35%) Delphi
10 1 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.48%) CCNA
4 7 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.13%) MCSE
5 6 (2.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (1.77%) CISSP
6 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.42%) CISM
7 4 (1.42%) Degree
8 3 (1.06%) ISEB
8 3 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.06%) MCSA
9 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.71%) CCNP
9 2 (0.71%) MCAD
9 2 (0.71%) MCSD
9 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.90%) SLA
2 5 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 42 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.06%) KVM
5 3 (1.06%) NFS
5 3 (1.06%) SRDF
5 3 (1.06%) Xen
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.35%) Docker
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.35%) Squid
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (4.96%) SCCM
2 9 (3.19%) SCOM
3 4 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.42%) SCSM
4 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.35%) Plesk
5 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 200 (70.92%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.35%) Cisco
3 26 (9.22%) Citrix
4 25 (8.87%) Oracle
5 23 (8.16%) VMware
6 18 (6.38%) Intel Security
7 9 (3.19%) Dell
8 7 (2.48%) SAP
9 6 (2.13%) IBM
9 6 (2.13%) Minitab
10 5 (1.77%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.77%) Remedy
11 4 (1.42%) Planview
12 3 (1.06%) Apple
12 3 (1.06%) EMC
12 3 (1.06%) Intel
12 3 (1.06%) NetApp
12 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.71%) HP
13 2 (0.71%) Progress