Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 31 42
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 11 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.65% 5.26% 3.67%
As % of the Applications category 32.35% 56.82% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 34 19
Sheffield median daily rate £225 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.82% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £173 £234 £198
90th Percentile £238 £380 £385
South Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -33.82% +13.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Sheffield median hourly rate £9.08 £12.92 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.76% +3.36% -18.75%
10th Percentile £8.79 £11.96 £8.63
90th Percentile £9.36 £13.88 £13.75
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £9.08 £13.83 £12.50
% change year-on-year -34.38% +10.64% -18.75%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 34 88 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.11% 9.26% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 46 37
Sheffield median daily rate £225 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.82% +23.64% -
10th Percentile £81 £188 £114
90th Percentile £524 £525 £368
South Yorkshire median daily rate £281 £340 £264
% change year-on-year -17.28% +28.91% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Sheffield median hourly rate £14.87 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.35% +4.00% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.72 £10.98 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.79 £17.50 £15.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -10.55%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Sheffield

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Sheffield

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Bomgar
5 2 (18.18%) WebEx
5 2 (18.18%) BYOD
5 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (18.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) SAS
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (18.18%) Acrobat

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (18.18%) Acrobat
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (18.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (9.09%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ProC
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Private Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Mac Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior PMO
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
3 2 (18.18%) BYOD
3 2 (18.18%) PDA
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 2 (18.18%) Coaching
1 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
1 2 (18.18%) ITSM
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Data Security
2 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PROC SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) DameWare
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Bomgar
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus