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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 176 155 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.85% 7.55% 5.80%
As % of the Applications category 56.05% 52.19% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 74 58
Average daily rate £300 £310 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £128 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £388 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £29.50 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
314 297 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.22% 14.47% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 133 130
Average daily rate £300 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 40
Average hourly rate £12.69 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.25 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -2 118 £305 +3.38% 71
South Yorkshire -6 28 £230 -30.30% 21
North Yorkshire -9 14 £225 -40.00% 18
East Yorkshire 0 2 - -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 208 (60.29%) Microsoft
2 128 (37.10%) MS Office
3 86 (24.93%) Windows
4 75 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 70 (20.29%) SQL
6 58 (16.81%) .NET
7 51 (14.78%) Finance
8 49 (14.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 45 (13.04%) MS Project
10 44 (12.75%) ITIL
11 42 (12.17%) C#
11 42 (12.17%) Migration
12 39 (11.30%) Active Directory
13 35 (10.14%) Web Services
14 34 (9.86%) Project Management
15 33 (9.57%) Windows 7
16 32 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (8.41%) SharePoint
18 28 (8.12%) SQL Server 2005
19 27 (7.83%) CRM
19 27 (7.83%) ASP.NET
20 26 (7.54%) Change Management
20 26 (7.54%) MS Exchange
20 26 (7.54%) PRINCE2
20 26 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (7.25%) Java
22 24 (6.96%) Oracle
22 24 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
23 23 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 23 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.54%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.90%) CMS
3 10 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (2.32%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.45%) Lync
6 5 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.87%) LiveCycle
8 3 (0.87%) nginx
8 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.87%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.87%) IIS
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 128 (37.10%) MS Office
2 49 (14.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 45 (13.04%) MS Project
4 22 (6.38%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.48%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.87%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.29%) CATIA
8 1 (0.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 24 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.87%) Tridion
3 3 (0.87%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.77%) Intranet
2 11 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.61%) SAN
4 7 (2.03%) VPN
5 6 (1.74%) Wireless
5 6 (1.74%) Firewall
5 6 (1.74%) DHCP
5 6 (1.74%) DNS
5 6 (1.74%) Internet
6 5 (1.45%) MPLS
6 5 (1.45%) IPsec
7 4 (1.16%) VoIP
8 3 (0.87%) NAS
8 3 (0.87%) DSL
8 3 (0.87%) WAN
8 3 (0.87%) LAN
9 2 (0.58%) SSL
10 1 (0.29%) VLAN
10 1 (0.29%) PBX
10 1 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (2.03%) DTS
9 6 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.74%) MS Access
10 5 (1.45%) MySQL
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.87%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.58%) OLAP
13 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.58%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 20 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.45%) InstallShield
4 4 (1.16%) Maven
5 3 (0.87%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.87%) Hudson
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.87%) NUnit
5 3 (0.87%) Subversion
5 3 (0.87%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 51 (14.78%) Finance
2 15 (4.35%) Legal
3 14 (4.06%) Retail
4 13 (3.77%) Banking
5 5 (1.45%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.45%) Marketing
6 4 (1.16%) Publishing
7 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (28.12%) Analyst
2 52 (15.07%) Developer
3 27 (7.83%) Administrator
4 22 (6.38%) Business Analyst
4 22 (6.38%) .NET Developer
5 16 (4.64%) Architect
6 14 (4.06%) Service Analyst
6 14 (4.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (4.06%) Coordinator
7 13 (3.77%) Project Administrator
8 12 (3.48%) Project Coordinator
8 12 (3.48%) Project Manager
8 12 (3.48%) Test Analyst
8 12 (3.48%) Support Analyst
8 12 (3.48%) CRM Developer
9 11 (3.19%) Programme Planner
10 10 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (2.90%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (2.32%) Release Manager
11 8 (2.32%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.81%) .NET
2 35 (10.14%) Web Services
3 27 (7.83%) ASP.NET
4 23 (6.67%) XML
5 17 (4.93%) .NET Framework
6 16 (4.64%) HTML
7 14 (4.06%) WinForms
8 12 (3.48%) CSS
8 12 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (3.19%) XSLT
10 10 (2.90%) SOAP
11 9 (2.61%) REST
12 8 (2.32%) Middleware
12 8 (2.32%) Application Packaging
12 8 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.03%) XSD
14 6 (1.74%) WCF
15 5 (1.45%) WPF
15 5 (1.45%) XMPP
15 5 (1.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.19%) Data Integration
2 10 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.90%) NHS
3 9 (2.61%) Clustering
4 8 (2.32%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.03%) Statistics
6 6 (1.74%) Informatics
6 6 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.45%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.87%) Open Source
8 3 (0.87%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.58%) Replication
9 2 (0.58%) VLE
9 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.58%) Speech Recognition
9 2 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.58%) New Media
9 2 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 86 (24.93%) Windows
2 33 (9.57%) Windows 7
3 22 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (6.09%) Windows XP
5 16 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.19%) UNIX
7 10 (2.90%) Linux
8 9 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.03%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.87%) AIX
11 2 (0.58%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.58%) CentOS
12 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (12.75%) ITIL
2 42 (12.17%) Migration
3 34 (9.86%) Project Management
4 32 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (7.83%) CRM
6 26 (7.54%) Change Management
6 26 (7.54%) PRINCE2
6 26 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (6.67%) Service Management
8 18 (5.22%) Data Migration
9 15 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (4.35%) Data Analysis
10 14 (4.06%) SOA
10 14 (4.06%) Test Scripting
10 14 (4.06%) Time Management
11 13 (3.77%) TDD
11 13 (3.77%) Validation
12 12 (3.48%) Software Engineering
12 12 (3.48%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (20.29%) SQL
2 42 (12.17%) C#
3 25 (7.25%) Java
4 21 (6.09%) T-SQL
5 17 (4.93%) VBA
6 14 (4.06%) JavaScript
7 12 (3.48%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.61%) C++
9 7 (2.03%) Perl
10 6 (1.74%) C
10 6 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.45%) VB
11 5 (1.45%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.87%) Ruby
13 2 (0.58%) XAML
14 1 (0.29%) VB6
14 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (4.06%) Degree
2 12 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.61%) PMP
4 9 (2.61%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.61%) ISEB
5 7 (2.03%) MCSE
6 5 (1.45%) MCP
7 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.16%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.58%) CCNA
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.29%) MCITP
10 1 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.48%) SLA
2 8 (2.32%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.16%) QA
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.32%) vSphere
4 7 (2.03%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.74%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.45%) Xen
6 5 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.87%) XenApp
7 3 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.35%) SCCM
2 8 (2.32%) SCOM
2 8 (2.32%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (1.45%) SCOrch
4 4 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.87%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.87%) Puppet
5 3 (0.87%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.87%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.29%) Cacti
6 1 (0.29%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.29%) Foglight
6 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 208 (60.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.96%) Oracle
3 20 (5.80%) VMware
4 16 (4.64%) Siebel
5 13 (3.77%) Citrix
6 11 (3.19%) Cisco
7 9 (2.61%) HP
8 8 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.03%) IBM
10 6 (1.74%) NetApp
11 5 (1.45%) EMC
11 5 (1.45%) SAP
12 4 (1.16%) Adobe
12 4 (1.16%) Remedy
12 4 (1.16%) Splunk
13 3 (0.87%) Lotus
13 3 (0.87%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.87%) CA
13 3 (0.87%) Business Objects
14 2 (0.58%) Avaya
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £225.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Shelter
Rate: £26,087 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
York
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £market rates - neg on exp
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £800 - £900 per day + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £110 - £140 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £349 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Sheffield
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 24 days ago
Sheffield
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago