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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 197 131 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.00% 5.20% 6.41%
As % of the Applications category 56.45% 47.81% 48.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 63 56
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £154 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.37 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.54 £23.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
349 274 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.39% 10.88% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 150 109
Average daily rate £300 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 45
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.25 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +12.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.22 £25.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +9 138 £328 +4.80% 56
South Yorkshire +8 45 £300 +18.81% 9
North Yorkshire -7 7 £325 +62.50% 18
East Yorkshire +8 5 £210 - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 274 (74.05%) Microsoft
2 115 (31.08%) MS Office
3 100 (27.03%) SQL
4 78 (21.08%) Finance
5 75 (20.27%) SQL Server
6 57 (15.41%) Windows
7 48 (12.97%) Project Management
8 47 (12.70%) ITIL
9 46 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 45 (12.16%) NHS
11 44 (11.89%) Active Directory
12 42 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (11.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (10.54%) .NET
15 38 (10.27%) MS PowerPoint
15 38 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (10.00%) Data Analysis
17 36 (9.73%) SharePoint
18 35 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (9.19%) VMware
20 33 (8.92%) Oracle
21 32 (8.65%) PRINCE2
22 30 (8.11%) MS Project
23 29 (7.84%) C#
24 28 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
24 28 (7.57%) MS Visio
25 26 (7.03%) MS Exchange
25 26 (7.03%) ETL
26 24 (6.49%) Cisco

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 36 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.03%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.43%) SAS
3 9 (2.43%) Lync
4 7 (1.89%) IIS
5 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle BPEL
6 3 (0.81%) Apache
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) JBoss
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.27%) Moodle
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 115 (31.08%) MS Office
2 38 (10.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (8.11%) MS Project
4 28 (7.57%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.16%) Photoshop
5 8 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (2.16%) InDesign
6 7 (1.89%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (1.08%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.27%) Niku Workbench
9 1 (0.27%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 12 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.27%) Unica
5 1 (0.27%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.35%) Office 365
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.32%) LAN
1 16 (4.32%) WAN
2 8 (2.16%) DNS
2 8 (2.16%) SAN
3 7 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.89%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.08%) VPN
5 4 (1.08%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.08%) Firewall
6 3 (0.81%) Wireless
6 3 (0.81%) DHCP
6 3 (0.81%) Intranet
7 2 (0.54%) 3G
7 2 (0.54%) DMZ
7 2 (0.54%) GPRS
7 2 (0.54%) 2G
7 2 (0.54%) HSPA
8 1 (0.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (11.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (5.68%) MS Access
6 18 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.35%) QlikView
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (1.08%) OLAP
11 4 (1.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.81%) Base SAS
13 2 (0.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.54%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 13 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.62%) Axure RP
3 6 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.35%) Hudson
4 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.08%) Selenium
6 3 (0.81%) Subversion
6 3 (0.81%) JIRA
7 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) NUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.27%) JMeter
8 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 78 (21.08%) Finance
2 22 (5.95%) Retail
3 21 (5.68%) Banking
4 9 (2.43%) Legal
5 7 (1.89%) Publishing
5 7 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.08%) Back Office
6 4 (1.08%) Marketing
7 3 (0.81%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 118 (31.89%) Analyst
2 75 (20.27%) Developer
3 36 (9.73%) Business Analyst
4 24 (6.49%) Project Manager
5 23 (6.22%) SQL Developer
6 22 (5.95%) Data Analyst
7 21 (5.68%) Service Analyst
8 20 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (4.59%) Consultant
10 15 (4.05%) Support Engineer
11 10 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (2.70%) Coordinator
11 10 (2.70%) Architect
11 10 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (2.43%) Information Analyst
12 9 (2.43%) MI Analyst
12 9 (2.43%) PMO Analyst
12 9 (2.43%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.43%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.54%) .NET
2 16 (4.32%) HTML
3 13 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 12 (3.24%) jQuery
5 9 (2.43%) XML
6 8 (2.16%) HTML5
6 8 (2.16%) Web Services
7 7 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (1.62%) Middleware
8 6 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.35%) MDX
9 5 (1.35%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.35%) COM
9 5 (1.35%) CSS
10 4 (1.08%) NLog
10 4 (1.08%) Mustache
10 4 (1.08%) Backbone.js
10 4 (1.08%) Underscore.js
10 4 (1.08%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.16%) NHS
2 38 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.16%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.16%) E-Learning
5 5 (1.35%) Learning Management System
5 5 (1.35%) iPhone
5 5 (1.35%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.08%) iPad
6 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.08%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.81%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.54%) Open Source
8 2 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.27%) Economics
9 1 (0.27%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.27%) Statistics
9 1 (0.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 57 (15.41%) Windows
2 24 (6.49%) Windows 7
3 15 (4.05%) Windows XP
4 11 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.16%) UNIX
6 7 (1.89%) Linux
7 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.08%) Android
9 3 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (12.97%) Project Management
2 47 (12.70%) ITIL
3 42 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 35 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (8.65%) PRINCE2
8 26 (7.03%) ETL
9 17 (4.59%) Configuration Management
10 16 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (4.05%) CRM
12 14 (3.78%) Business Analysis
12 14 (3.78%) Waterfall
13 13 (3.51%) Service Management
14 12 (3.24%) Migration
14 12 (3.24%) Release Management
15 11 (2.97%) Change Management
15 11 (2.97%) Kimball Methodology
16 10 (2.70%) MVC
16 10 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (27.03%) SQL
2 29 (7.84%) C#
3 20 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 20 (5.41%) VBA
4 19 (5.14%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.24%) VB
6 8 (2.16%) Java
7 6 (1.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 4 (1.08%) C
9 3 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.27%) VB6
10 1 (0.27%) Tcl
10 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (5.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.97%) Degree
4 8 (2.16%) ISEB
4 8 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.81%) MCITP
7 3 (0.81%) APMP
7 3 (0.81%) MCSE
8 2 (0.54%) HND
8 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.54%) CCA
8 2 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) CCNP
9 1 (0.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.32%) SLA
2 9 (2.43%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) HL7
4 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 44 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.08%) vSphere
5 3 (0.81%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.81%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.81%) vCloud
6 2 (0.54%) UAG
6 2 (0.54%) XenApp
7 1 (0.27%) Xen
7 1 (0.27%) Squid
7 1 (0.27%) XenServer
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (2.97%) SCCM
2 3 (0.81%) ARCserve
2 3 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) WSUS
3 1 (0.27%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.27%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) OpenView
3 1 (0.27%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.27%) Netcool
3 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 274 (74.05%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.19%) VMware
3 33 (8.92%) Oracle
4 24 (6.49%) Cisco
5 19 (5.14%) HP
6 14 (3.78%) IBM
7 11 (2.97%) Adobe
7 11 (2.97%) Citrix
8 8 (2.16%) NetApp
9 7 (1.89%) SAP
10 6 (1.62%) Perforce
11 5 (1.35%) LANDesk
12 4 (1.08%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.81%) Telerik
13 3 (0.81%) Mitel
13 3 (0.81%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
14 2 (0.54%) Remedy
14 2 (0.54%) Mapinfo
14 2 (0.54%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £22 - £28 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £10 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Selby
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 27 days ago