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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 203 171 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.44% 7.22% 7.77%
As % of the Applications category 54.86% 57.19% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 107 83
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £125 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £9.12 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £24.04 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +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
370 299 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.74% 12.62% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 175 137
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £133 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 48
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.45 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.44% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £19.54 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -2 161 £360 -0.68% 65
South Yorkshire -20 21 £260 -13.33% 15
North Yorkshire 0 13 £325 -18.75% 12
East Yorkshire +6 2 £175 - 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 283 (72.75%) Microsoft
2 115 (29.56%) SQL
3 103 (26.48%) MS Office
4 95 (24.42%) Windows
5 74 (19.02%) SQL Server
6 60 (15.42%) Finance
7 55 (14.14%) Active Directory
8 52 (13.37%) .NET
8 52 (13.37%) ITIL
9 51 (13.11%) VMware
10 49 (12.60%) Data Analysis
11 46 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (11.05%) MS PowerPoint
12 43 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 41 (10.54%) SharePoint
14 38 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (9.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 36 (9.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 35 (9.00%) MS Exchange
17 34 (8.74%) Project Management
18 33 (8.48%) MS Project
19 32 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (7.46%) NHS
21 28 (7.20%) C#
21 28 (7.20%) MS Access
22 27 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
22 27 (6.94%) Windows 7
23 25 (6.43%) Change Management
23 25 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
24 24 (6.17%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 41 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 35 (9.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.11%) IIS
4 12 (3.08%) Lync
5 11 (2.83%) SAS
6 9 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.03%) Apache
9 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.51%) JBoss
10 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (0.51%) Jetty
10 2 (0.51%) nginx
10 2 (0.51%) Moodle
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 103 (26.48%) MS Office
2 43 (11.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (8.48%) MS Project
4 22 (5.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) SPSS
5 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.26%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) InDesign
6 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (5.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.51%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.26%) SyteLine
4 1 (0.26%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.06%) Office 365
2 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
2 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.14%) WAN
2 19 (4.88%) LAN
3 12 (3.08%) DNS
3 12 (3.08%) SAN
4 11 (2.83%) Firewall
4 11 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.06%) Unified Communications
6 7 (1.80%) Wireless
6 7 (1.80%) Internet
7 6 (1.54%) DMZ
7 6 (1.54%) DHCP
7 6 (1.54%) Skype
8 5 (1.29%) Network Security
9 4 (1.03%) SSL
10 3 (0.77%) VPN
11 2 (0.51%) FTP
11 2 (0.51%) HTTP
11 2 (0.51%) IPsec
11 2 (0.51%) Telepresence
11 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 36 (9.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (7.20%) MS Access
4 19 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.03%) MySQL
9 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.51%) DataStage
10 2 (0.51%) OLAP
10 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Power View
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.26%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 24 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (5.40%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.54%) Axure RP
5 5 (1.29%) Selenium
6 4 (1.03%) Toad
6 4 (1.03%) Subversion
7 2 (0.51%) MSTest
7 2 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.51%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.51%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.26%) Appium
8 1 (0.26%) JMeter
8 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 60 (15.42%) Finance
2 14 (3.60%) Banking
3 13 (3.34%) Retail
4 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.03%) Legal
4 4 (1.03%) Advertising
5 3 (0.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.26%) Marketing
6 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.26%) Back Office
6 1 (0.26%) Law
6 1 (0.26%) Billing
6 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 138 (35.48%) Analyst
2 57 (14.65%) Developer
3 40 (10.28%) Business Analyst
4 27 (6.94%) Service Analyst
4 27 (6.94%) Data Analyst
5 24 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 23 (5.91%) Consultant
7 22 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (4.11%) Architect
9 15 (3.86%) SQL Developer
9 15 (3.86%) CRM Developer
10 13 (3.34%) Administrator
11 12 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
12 11 (2.83%) Support Engineer
12 11 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 10 (2.57%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.57%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.57%) Deployment Analyst
14 9 (2.31%) MI Analyst
14 9 (2.31%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (13.37%) .NET
2 11 (2.83%) XML
3 8 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.54%) Web Services
5 5 (1.29%) MDX
6 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.03%) XSLT
6 4 (1.03%) Middleware
6 4 (1.03%) SOAP
6 4 (1.03%) jQuery
7 3 (0.77%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.77%) Ninject
7 3 (0.77%) REST
7 3 (0.77%) Backbone.js
7 3 (0.77%) Mustache
7 3 (0.77%) Underscore.js
7 3 (0.77%) SignalR
7 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.77%) NLog
7 3 (0.77%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.46%) NHS
3 13 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.83%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.57%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.54%) Clustering
7 5 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.29%) iPhone
8 4 (1.03%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.03%) CMDB
8 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.77%) PMI
9 3 (0.77%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.77%) Replication
9 3 (0.77%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.51%) GIS
10 2 (0.51%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.26%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 95 (24.42%) Windows
2 27 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (6.94%) Windows 7
3 23 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.63%) Windows XP
6 17 (4.37%) Linux
7 11 (2.83%) UNIX
8 5 (1.29%) Solaris
9 4 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.03%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.77%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.51%) Android
11 2 (0.51%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.26%) MVS
12 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.37%) ITIL
2 49 (12.60%) Data Analysis
3 43 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (8.74%) Project Management
5 32 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (6.43%) Change Management
6 25 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (6.17%) CRM
7 24 (6.17%) Migration
8 21 (5.40%) Time Management
9 20 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (4.88%) Service Management
11 17 (4.37%) Incident Management
11 17 (4.37%) Load Balancing
11 17 (4.37%) Business Analysis
12 16 (4.11%) ETL
13 15 (3.86%) PRINCE2
13 15 (3.86%) Validation
14 14 (3.60%) Supplier Management
14 14 (3.60%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 115 (29.56%) SQL
2 28 (7.20%) C#
3 21 (5.40%) T-SQL
3 21 (5.40%) PowerShell
4 19 (4.88%) VB
5 15 (3.86%) VBA
6 11 (2.83%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 7 (1.80%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.54%) C
9 5 (1.29%) Java
10 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.51%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) Delphi
11 2 (0.51%) VB6
11 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.57%) MCSE
4 9 (2.31%) Degree
5 8 (2.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 8 (2.06%) MCITP
6 7 (1.80%) MCP
6 7 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.29%) ISEB
9 4 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.51%) CCNP
12 1 (0.26%) HNC
12 1 (0.26%) CIPD
12 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.08%) SLA
1 12 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (14.14%) Active Directory
2 38 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.54%) XenServer
4 5 (1.29%) XenApp
5 4 (1.03%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.03%) vCloud
5 4 (1.03%) vSphere
5 4 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.77%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.77%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.51%) Xen
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.26%) Squid
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (5.40%) SCCM
2 7 (1.80%) SCOM
3 5 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.03%) Puppet
5 3 (0.77%) Unicenter
5 3 (0.77%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.51%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.26%) OpenView
7 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.26%) WSUS
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 283 (72.75%) Microsoft
2 51 (13.11%) VMware
3 19 (4.88%) Cisco
4 18 (4.63%) Oracle
4 18 (4.63%) Citrix
5 16 (4.11%) HP
6 13 (3.34%) NetApp
7 7 (1.80%) Computacenter
8 6 (1.54%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.54%) SAP
9 5 (1.29%) Remedy
9 5 (1.29%) Meraki
10 3 (0.77%) Tableau
10 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.77%) Google
10 3 (0.77%) Nokia
10 3 (0.77%) Peregrine
10 3 (0.77%) CA
11 2 (0.51%) EMC
11 2 (0.51%) Intel
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £12.00 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + £market rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Reed Technology
Rate: £13.81 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £12.19 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London or Sheffield
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Undisclosed
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago