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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 147 188 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.20% 6.63% 5.11%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 57.14% 48.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 111 62
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 17
Median hourly rate £14.49 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.92% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.50 £21.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -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
245 329 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.66% 11.60% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 205 148
Median daily rate £363 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 37
Median hourly rate £16.42 £12.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.36% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £9.50 £9.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.45 £24.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -9 101 £353 +8.61% 43
South Yorkshire -22 19 £363 +20.83% 13
North Yorkshire +15 16 £475 +46.15% 9
East Yorkshire -6 1 - - 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 225 (66.37%) Microsoft
2 92 (27.14%) SQL
2 92 (27.14%) MS Office
3 81 (23.89%) Windows
4 80 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (22.42%) SQL Server
5 76 (22.42%) Finance
6 63 (18.58%) MS Project
7 51 (15.04%) Project Management
7 51 (15.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 49 (14.45%) Active Directory
8 49 (14.45%) ITIL
9 47 (13.86%) .NET
9 47 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (13.27%) MS Access
11 41 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (11.80%) CRM
13 39 (11.50%) Dynamics CRM
14 37 (10.91%) VBA
15 35 (10.32%) C#
16 33 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (9.14%) Windows Server
18 30 (8.85%) SharePoint
18 30 (8.85%) MS Visio
19 27 (7.96%) Oracle
20 24 (7.08%) Change Management
20 24 (7.08%) PRINCE2
21 23 (6.78%) Migration
22 22 (6.49%) MVC
23 21 (6.19%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (8.85%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.90%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.65%) IIS
4 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.47%) FileNet
4 5 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.18%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (1.18%) Oracle UPK
5 4 (1.18%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.88%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.59%) SAS
7 2 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) CMS
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
8 1 (0.29%) eRoom
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 92 (27.14%) MS Office
2 63 (18.58%) MS Project
3 51 (15.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (8.85%) MS Visio
5 12 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (11.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.59%) Summit
6 1 (0.29%) Primavera
6 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.01%) Office 365
3 3 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.95%) DNS
2 9 (2.65%) Firewall
3 8 (2.36%) DHCP
4 6 (1.77%) Network Security
4 6 (1.77%) SAN
5 5 (1.47%) Internet
5 5 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (1.47%) Skype
5 5 (1.47%) VPN
6 3 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.88%) DAB
6 3 (0.88%) SSL
6 3 (0.88%) Wireless
7 2 (0.59%) FTP
7 2 (0.59%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.29%) ATM
8 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.29%) Intranet
8 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (22.42%) SQL Server
2 45 (13.27%) MS Access
3 18 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.54%) Data Mining
4 12 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (2.36%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.18%) GIS
10 3 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.59%) QlikView
11 2 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 16 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.88%) FrontPage
5 2 (0.59%) Hudson
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) JIRA
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 76 (22.42%) Finance
2 16 (4.72%) Banking
2 16 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.77%) Retail
4 5 (1.47%) Legal
4 5 (1.47%) Publishing
5 4 (1.18%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.59%) Advertising
6 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Law
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 117 (34.51%) Analyst
2 41 (12.09%) Developer
3 25 (7.37%) Business Analyst
3 25 (7.37%) Support Analyst
4 21 (6.19%) Data Analyst
5 19 (5.60%) Architect
5 19 (5.60%) Consultant
5 19 (5.60%) Windows Engineer
6 18 (5.31%) Applications Support
6 18 (5.31%) Applications Support Analyst
6 18 (5.31%) SQL Analyst
7 16 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.13%) Service Analyst
9 13 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (3.54%) CRM Developer
10 12 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 12 (3.54%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.54%) Trainer
11 11 (3.24%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.86%) .NET
2 12 (3.54%) HTML
3 9 (2.65%) CSS
3 9 (2.65%) HTML5
4 8 (2.36%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.36%) XML
5 7 (2.06%) Web Services
6 6 (1.77%) CSS3
6 6 (1.77%) Middleware
7 5 (1.47%) Classic ASP
7 5 (1.47%) REST
7 5 (1.47%) SOAP
8 4 (1.18%) ADO
8 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.18%) DAO
8 4 (1.18%) J2EE
9 3 (0.88%) WCF
9 3 (0.88%) Xamarin.iOS
10 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 80 (23.60%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.60%) NHS
3 15 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.06%) User Experience
5 6 (1.77%) Clustering
5 6 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.18%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.88%) Statistics
8 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.29%) Equities
9 1 (0.29%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 81 (23.89%) Windows
2 31 (9.14%) Windows Server
3 18 (5.31%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.95%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.06%) Linux
7 7 (2.06%) Unix
7 7 (2.06%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.77%) Android
8 6 (1.77%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.04%) Project Management
2 49 (14.45%) ITIL
3 47 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (11.80%) CRM
6 33 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (7.08%) Change Management
7 24 (7.08%) PRINCE2
8 23 (6.78%) Migration
9 22 (6.49%) MVC
10 20 (5.90%) Business Analysis
11 18 (5.31%) ERP
12 16 (4.72%) Service Management
13 15 (4.42%) Problem Management
13 15 (4.42%) Release Management
14 14 (4.13%) Data Modelling
14 14 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (3.83%) Analytics
16 12 (3.54%) Data Protection
16 12 (3.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 92 (27.14%) SQL
2 37 (10.91%) VBA
3 35 (10.32%) C#
4 14 (4.13%) PowerShell
4 14 (4.13%) VB
5 13 (3.83%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.77%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.47%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (2.65%) Degree
2 8 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.77%) MCSA
3 6 (1.77%) MCSE
3 6 (1.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.18%) CCA
5 4 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.18%) MCP
5 4 (1.18%) PMP
5 4 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) MCITP
7 2 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.59%) CCNA
7 2 (0.59%) ISEB
7 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.29%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.95%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.65%) QA
2 9 (2.65%) SLA
3 5 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.29%) FINREP
4 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
System Software
1 49 (14.45%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.59%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) vCloud
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.95%) SCCM
2 8 (2.36%) SCOM
3 4 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.18%) SCSM
4 3 (0.88%) DameWare
4 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 225 (66.37%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.96%) Oracle
3 21 (6.19%) VMware
4 13 (3.83%) Cisco
4 13 (3.83%) Citrix
5 8 (2.36%) IBM
6 6 (1.77%) Minitab
7 5 (1.47%) Intel Security
7 5 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.18%) Dell
9 3 (0.88%) Apple
9 3 (0.88%) SAP
9 3 (0.88%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.59%) F5
10 2 (0.59%) HP
10 2 (0.59%) iManage
10 2 (0.59%) Perforce
10 2 (0.59%) Progress
10 2 (0.59%) SolarWinds
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