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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 164 166 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.27% 7.23% 7.59%
As % of the Applications category 50.46% 57.84% 55.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 78 67
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.37 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.95 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
325 287 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.42% 12.49% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 144 106
Average daily rate £315 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 60
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.13 £10.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% +14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.20 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +1 126 £315 -3.07% 71
South Yorkshire -5 20 £338 +84.93% 8
North Yorkshire -7 14 £310 -21.51% 22
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 221 (66.17%) Microsoft
2 119 (35.63%) MS Office
3 94 (28.14%) Finance
4 73 (21.86%) Windows
5 64 (19.16%) SQL Server
6 59 (17.66%) SQL
7 56 (16.77%) Active Directory
8 54 (16.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 43 (12.87%) Oracle
10 39 (11.68%) ITIL
10 39 (11.68%) Windows 7
10 39 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (11.38%) MS PowerPoint
12 33 (9.88%) Project Management
13 31 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (8.98%) .NET
15 29 (8.68%) SharePoint
16 28 (8.38%) PRINCE2
16 28 (8.38%) MS Project
16 28 (8.38%) Retail
17 27 (8.08%) Banking
17 27 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (7.78%) MS Visio
18 26 (7.78%) C#
19 25 (7.49%) VMware
20 22 (6.59%) Oracle BPM
20 22 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (6.29%) Web Services
21 21 (6.29%) ETL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.39%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.59%) SAS
4 9 (2.69%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.10%) IIS
6 7 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle BPEL
7 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.90%) CMS
8 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.60%) Lync
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 119 (35.63%) MS Office
2 38 (11.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (8.38%) MS Project
4 26 (7.78%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.69%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (2.10%) Photoshop
6 7 (2.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.80%) InDesign
7 6 (1.80%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.90%) SPSS
9 2 (0.60%) Niku Workbench
9 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (6.59%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (5.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.99%) LAN
1 10 (2.99%) WAN
1 10 (2.99%) Internet
2 7 (2.10%) SAN
3 6 (1.80%) DMZ
3 6 (1.80%) Intranet
4 5 (1.50%) VPN
4 5 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.20%) DNS
5 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.90%) FTP
6 3 (0.90%) SMTP
6 3 (0.90%) DHCP
6 3 (0.90%) Firewall
6 3 (0.90%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.60%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.60%) Wireless
7 2 (0.60%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (5.69%) MS Access
5 18 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (3.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (3.29%) QlikView
9 10 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.69%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (2.40%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 3 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 3 (0.90%) Xcelsius
14 3 (0.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 3 (0.90%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (5.39%) Oracle Forms
1 18 (5.39%) Hudson
2 5 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.90%) MSI
4 2 (0.60%) Subversion
4 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) Maven
5 1 (0.30%) JIRA
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.30%) NUnit
General
1 94 (28.14%) Finance
2 28 (8.38%) Retail
3 27 (8.08%) Banking
4 10 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.80%) Publishing
7 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.90%) Advertising
8 3 (0.90%) Back Office
8 3 (0.90%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (30.54%) Analyst
2 55 (16.47%) Developer
3 20 (5.99%) Business Analyst
4 18 (5.39%) Project Manager
4 18 (5.39%) Service Analyst
4 18 (5.39%) Configuration Manager
5 17 (5.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (5.09%) Architect
5 17 (5.09%) SQL Developer
6 16 (4.79%) PMO Analyst
6 16 (4.79%) Administrator
7 15 (4.49%) Consultant
7 15 (4.49%) Software Manager
8 12 (3.59%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (3.29%) Support Engineer
9 11 (3.29%) Data Analyst
10 10 (2.99%) Software Configuration Manager
11 9 (2.69%) Server Engineer
11 9 (2.69%) Support Analyst
11 9 (2.69%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.98%) .NET
2 21 (6.29%) Web Services
3 18 (5.39%) Middleware
4 16 (4.79%) ASP.NET
4 16 (4.79%) HTML
5 15 (4.49%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (2.99%) WCF
7 9 (2.69%) CSS
8 8 (2.40%) XML
9 7 (2.10%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.80%) jQuery
10 6 (1.80%) HTML5
11 4 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.20%) JSON
12 3 (0.90%) WinForms
12 3 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (0.60%) CSS3
13 2 (0.60%) WebSockets
13 2 (0.60%) Underscore.js
13 2 (0.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.79%) NHS
3 11 (3.29%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.80%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.20%) FMCG
6 3 (0.90%) Learning Management System
6 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.90%) W3C
6 3 (0.90%) PDA
7 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.60%) GIS
7 2 (0.60%) CESG
7 2 (0.60%) iPad
8 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.30%) PMI
8 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.30%) Open Source
8 1 (0.30%) iPhone
8 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 73 (21.86%) Windows
2 39 (11.68%) Windows 7
3 20 (5.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (5.99%) UNIX
4 18 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.49%) Windows XP
6 12 (3.59%) Linux
7 11 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.60%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.60%) Android
9 1 (0.30%) VMS
9 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (11.68%) ITIL
3 33 (9.88%) Project Management
4 31 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (8.38%) PRINCE2
6 21 (6.29%) CRM
6 21 (6.29%) ETL
6 21 (6.29%) Configuration Management
7 19 (5.69%) Data Analysis
8 17 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (4.49%) Service Delivery
9 15 (4.49%) Migration
10 14 (4.19%) Service Management
10 14 (4.19%) Data Modelling
10 14 (4.19%) ITIL V3
11 13 (3.89%) BPEL
12 12 (3.59%) Release Management
12 12 (3.59%) Change Management
13 11 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (3.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 59 (17.66%) SQL
2 26 (7.78%) C#
3 19 (5.69%) VBA
4 16 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.80%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.80%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.50%) C
6 5 (1.50%) Java
7 4 (1.20%) VB
8 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.30%) R
10 1 (0.30%) Python
10 1 (0.30%) XAML
10 1 (0.30%) Erlang
10 1 (0.30%) C++
10 1 (0.30%) VBScript
10 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (3.89%) Degree
2 12 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.20%) ISEB
6 4 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.90%) MCP
7 3 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.60%) CCNA
8 2 (0.60%) PMP
8 2 (0.60%) MCSE
8 2 (0.60%) CCA
8 2 (0.60%) APMP
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.89%) SLA
2 8 (2.40%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 56 (16.77%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.29%) vSphere
4 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.90%) XenApp
5 3 (0.90%) UAG
6 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.69%) SCCM
2 7 (2.10%) Puppet
2 7 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.90%) Unicenter
3 3 (0.90%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.60%) WSUS
4 2 (0.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.30%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 221 (66.17%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.87%) Oracle
3 25 (7.49%) VMware
4 18 (5.39%) Perforce
5 12 (3.59%) Citrix
6 10 (2.99%) Cisco
6 10 (2.99%) IBM
7 7 (2.10%) Business Objects
7 7 (2.10%) Adobe
8 6 (1.80%) HP
8 6 (1.80%) NetApp
9 5 (1.50%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.50%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.90%) Mitel
10 3 (0.90%) Remedy
10 3 (0.90%) Sophos
10 3 (0.90%) CA
10 3 (0.90%) SAP
10 3 (0.90%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.60%) Dell
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