Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 16 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
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 5.21% 3.30% 2.22%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 25.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Wakefield median daily rate £113 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £342 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -2.29% +9.38% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Wakefield median hourly rate £17.50 - £15.26
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £16.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.98% +7.50% +27.66%

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 Wakefield with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Wakefield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 14 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 14.58% 13.19% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Wakefield median daily rate £134 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.56% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £346 £338 £326
% change year-on-year +2.59% +3.53% +3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Wakefield median hourly rate £14.10 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +10.71% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.01 £15.25 £12.80
90th Percentile £16.83 £15.75 £15.77
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.05 £13.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.07% -0.70% +23.59%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Wakefield

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Wakefield

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP