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 3 months to 27 April 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 16 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.59% 3.24% 6.07%
As % of the Applications category 48.48% 50.00% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 25
Median daily rate £348 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.25 £8.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £13.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year +15.21% -16.36%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 33 36 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 7.40% 6.49% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 50
Median daily rate £362 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £108 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £411 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.17% +107.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.58 £7.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £26.35 £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.34%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 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
Sheffield +2 13 £375 +3.44% 1
Rotherham - 3 £175 -
Microsoft Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 16 (48.48%) SQL
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 13 (39.39%) VBA
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
4 10 (30.30%) C#
5 9 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 9 (27.27%) MVC
6 8 (24.24%) jQuery
6 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (24.24%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (24.24%) Entity Framework
6 8 (24.24%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (24.24%) Unity DI Container
6 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (15.15%) SAP
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL
9 4 (12.12%) MS Access
9 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
9 4 (12.12%) Service Management
10 3 (9.09%) DAO
10 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (9.09%) Web Development
10 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 1 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (12.12%) MS Access
5 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.03%) Base SAS
6 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) Power BI
6 1 (3.03%) Redis
6 1 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (3.03%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Maven
1 1 (3.03%) ProC
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (21.21%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Tableau Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Excel Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 8 (24.24%) Entity Framework
1 8 (24.24%) jQuery
1 8 (24.24%) Razor View Engine
1 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (24.24%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (9.09%) ActiveX
2 3 (9.09%) ADO
2 3 (9.09%) DAO
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Dojo
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) OAuth
3 1 (3.03%) SAML
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
2 1 (3.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) MVC
2 8 (24.24%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.09%) Database Theory
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) ETL
6 1 (3.03%) OOP
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) VBA
3 10 (30.30%) C#
4 9 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PROC SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) SAS Macro
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) Tableau
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) DevExpress
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) TIBCO