Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 23 January 2018 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 43 47
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 13 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.56% 3.86% 3.18%
As % of the Applications category 29.55% 50.00% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 30 22
South Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £336 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.09% +2.67% +6.94%
10th Percentile £166 £200 £264
90th Percentile £238 £380 £470
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £347 £320
% change year-on-year -6.34% +8.44% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £13.83 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.31% +10.64% -18.75%
10th Percentile £10.18 £12.24 £9.00
90th Percentile £30.50 £14.65 £15.03
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +11.70% +8.58% +15.08%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 44 88 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.29% 7.73% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 48
South Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £339 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.44% +10.16% +2.50%
10th Percentile £123 £181 £115
90th Percentile £491 £475 £486
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £339 £325
% change year-on-year -0.37% +4.23% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £16.25 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.11% +31.05% -0.16%
10th Percentile £11.57 £10.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £29.56 £23.75 £18.08
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.15 £14.00 £13.70
% change year-on-year +1.07% +2.17% +18.89%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in South Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -13 9 £225 -33.33% 6
Doncaster +1 1 £140 -30.00% 3
Microsoft Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) WebEx
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (15.38%) Acrobat
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) SLA
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PDA
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (15.38%) Acrobat
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) iTrent
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) QlikView
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Private Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) HR Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) PDA
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
1 2 (15.38%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Data Security
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Process Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (15.38%) DameWare
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe
1 2 (15.38%) Bomgar
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) Capita
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle