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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 159 172 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.63% 7.60% 8.07%
As % of the Applications category 53.54% 62.55% 54.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 82 72
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £127 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £420 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 37
Average hourly rate £12.46 £12.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.35 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
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
297 275 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.39% 12.15% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 149 127
Average daily rate £305 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 72
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £14.83 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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 -1 121 £316 -2.69% 103
South Yorkshire -15 14 £331 +65.62% 19
North Yorkshire -8 9 £300 +0.84% 19
East Yorkshire - 6 £225 - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 228 (72.15%) Microsoft
2 108 (34.18%) MS Office
3 90 (28.48%) Finance
4 66 (20.89%) Windows
5 60 (18.99%) SQL Server
6 56 (17.72%) SQL
7 52 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 51 (16.14%) Active Directory
9 44 (13.92%) ITIL
10 40 (12.66%) PRINCE2
11 39 (12.34%) Oracle
12 37 (11.71%) Project Management
13 33 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (10.13%) VMware
15 31 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (9.81%) .NET
15 31 (9.81%) SharePoint
16 30 (9.49%) C#
16 30 (9.49%) MS PowerPoint
16 30 (9.49%) Windows 7
16 30 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
17 28 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
18 27 (8.54%) Retail
19 24 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (7.28%) MS Visio
20 23 (7.28%) Banking
21 22 (6.96%) MS Project
22 21 (6.65%) CRM
23 20 (6.33%) NHS
23 20 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 31 (9.81%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.70%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (2.53%) SAS
5 7 (2.22%) IIS
6 5 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.58%) Oracle BPEL
7 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.32%) Lync
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 108 (34.18%) MS Office
2 30 (9.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (7.28%) MS Visio
4 22 (6.96%) MS Project
5 7 (2.22%) Photoshop
5 7 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (2.22%) InDesign
5 7 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
5 7 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.63%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.63%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.32%) SPSS
7 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (5.38%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Office 365
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.85%) SAN
1 9 (2.85%) WAN
2 8 (2.53%) LAN
3 6 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.90%) DNS
3 6 (1.90%) Intranet
3 6 (1.90%) DMZ
3 6 (1.90%) VPN
4 5 (1.58%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.27%) DHCP
5 4 (1.27%) Internet
6 3 (0.95%) FTP
6 3 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.95%) SMTP
6 3 (0.95%) Firewall
6 3 (0.95%) Wireless
6 3 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.95%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.63%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (18.99%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.11%) MS Access
6 12 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (3.80%) QlikView
7 9 (2.85%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.95%) OLAP
12 3 (0.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Power View
13 2 (0.63%) Essbase
13 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (3.80%) Hudson
1 12 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.95%) MSI
3 3 (0.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.32%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) NUnit
4 1 (0.32%) Maven
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (28.48%) Finance
2 27 (8.54%) Retail
3 23 (7.28%) Banking
4 8 (2.53%) Retail Banking
4 8 (2.53%) Publishing
4 8 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.95%) Advertising
6 3 (0.95%) Legal
6 3 (0.95%) Back Office
6 3 (0.95%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.32%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (27.22%) Analyst
2 60 (18.99%) Developer
3 24 (7.59%) Project Manager
4 22 (6.96%) Business Analyst
5 17 (5.38%) SQL Developer
6 16 (5.06%) Consultant
7 15 (4.75%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.11%) Service Analyst
8 13 (4.11%) PMO Analyst
9 12 (3.80%) Configuration Manager
9 12 (3.80%) Administrator
9 12 (3.80%) Architect
9 12 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (3.48%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (3.48%) Software Manager
11 10 (3.16%) Support Analyst
12 9 (2.85%) Server Engineer
13 8 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (2.53%) Release Manager
13 8 (2.53%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.81%) .NET
2 16 (5.06%) HTML
3 14 (4.43%) ASP.NET
4 13 (4.11%) Web Services
4 13 (4.11%) Middleware
5 12 (3.80%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (2.85%) XML
6 9 (2.85%) WCF
7 8 (2.53%) HTML5
8 7 (2.22%) jQuery
9 6 (1.90%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.90%) CSS
10 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.27%) JSON
11 3 (0.95%) WPF
11 3 (0.95%) Underscore.js
11 3 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (0.63%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.33%) NHS
3 10 (3.16%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.22%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.27%) FMCG
6 4 (1.27%) Learning Management System
7 3 (0.95%) PDA
7 3 (0.95%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.95%) iPad
7 3 (0.95%) iPhone
8 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.63%) CESG
8 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.63%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.63%) W3C
8 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.89%) Windows
2 30 (9.49%) Windows 7
3 18 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.75%) UNIX
6 11 (3.48%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.53%) Linux
9 3 (0.95%) Android
10 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.32%) VMS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (13.92%) ITIL
3 40 (12.66%) PRINCE2
4 37 (11.71%) Project Management
5 31 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (6.65%) CRM
8 17 (5.38%) ETL
8 17 (5.38%) Configuration Management
9 16 (5.06%) Data Analysis
9 16 (5.06%) Data Modelling
10 14 (4.43%) Migration
11 13 (4.11%) Release Management
11 13 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (3.80%) Service Delivery
12 12 (3.80%) SOA
13 11 (3.48%) ITIL V3
13 11 (3.48%) Software Deployment
14 10 (3.16%) Service Management
14 10 (3.16%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 56 (17.72%) SQL
2 30 (9.49%) C#
3 15 (4.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.43%) VBA
5 9 (2.85%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.90%) Java
7 4 (1.27%) VB
8 3 (0.95%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.95%) C
8 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.32%) VBScript
9 1 (0.32%) Perl
9 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.32%) XAML
9 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (4.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.80%) Degree
3 9 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.27%) ISEB
8 3 (0.95%) MCP
8 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.95%) CCA
8 3 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.95%) APMP
9 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.63%) CCNA
9 2 (0.63%) PMP
9 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.63%) MCSE
9 2 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.11%) SLA
2 7 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 51 (16.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.48%) vSphere
4 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.27%) UAG
5 3 (0.95%) XenApp
6 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.85%) SCCM
2 3 (0.95%) ARCserve
2 3 (0.95%) Puppet
2 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.63%) SCOM
3 2 (0.63%) WSUS
4 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.32%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 228 (72.15%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.34%) Oracle
3 32 (10.13%) VMware
4 19 (6.01%) Cisco
5 16 (5.06%) HP
6 13 (4.11%) IBM
6 13 (4.11%) Perforce
7 10 (3.16%) Citrix
8 9 (2.85%) Adobe
9 6 (1.90%) NetApp
10 4 (1.27%) SAP
11 3 (0.95%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.95%) Sophos
11 3 (0.95%) Mitel
11 3 (0.95%) MobileIron
12 2 (0.63%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.63%) Dell
12 2 (0.63%) Niku
12 2 (0.63%) Remedy
13 1 (0.32%) McAfee
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