Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 16 January 2019 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 63 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 105 102 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.12% 3.38% 3.19%
As % of the Applications category 39.03% 41.13% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 59 76
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £342 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £208 £219 £194
90th Percentile £480 £477 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £338 £338
% change year-on-year +3.70% - +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £17.25 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.36% +6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.04 £10.95 £11.90
90th Percentile £24.65 £22.86 £23.83
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £17.25 £14.74
% change year-on-year +17.36% +17.03% +6.73%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 269 248 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.00% 8.21% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 154 164
West Yorkshire median daily rate £359 £346 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +2.59% +3.53%
10th Percentile £163 £149 £175
90th Percentile £475 £488 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 26 34
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.05 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.90% +4.07% -0.70%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.38 £9.81
90th Percentile £23.53 £19.75 £26.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £14.56
% change year-on-year +7.75% -2.49% +7.12%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Leeds +7 83 £350 +2.34% 14
Bradford -16 10 £300 -7.69% 6
Halifax -2 5 £405 +11.57% 1
Wakefield -2 3 £400 +255.56% 1
Bingley - 2 £300 -
Microsoft Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 37 (35.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (27.62%) Finance
4 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (19.05%) Project Management
5 20 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 18 (17.14%) SQL
6 18 (17.14%) Windows
7 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
9 13 (12.38%) Migration
9 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (12.38%) Windows 10
9 13 (12.38%) Data Analysis
10 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (11.43%) NHS
10 12 (11.43%) PMO
11 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
11 10 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
11 10 (9.52%) Data Quality
12 9 (8.57%) Tableau
12 9 (8.57%) Line Management
12 9 (8.57%) ETL
12 9 (8.57%) MS Visio
12 9 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (7.62%) C
13 8 (7.62%) Service Management
13 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 20 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.86%) Confluence
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.90%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (8.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.95%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.95%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.95%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.95%) SAP WM
1 1 (0.95%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Trello
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) BGP
1 3 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (2.86%) EIGRP
1 3 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (2.86%) Firewall
1 3 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (0.95%) DHCP
2 1 (0.95%) DNS
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.95%) Power BI
4 1 (0.95%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.95%) Gatling
2 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.95%) Selenium
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (27.62%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Retail
2 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.71%) Publishing
4 5 (4.76%) Banking
5 4 (3.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Military
6 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (46.67%) Analyst
2 10 (9.52%) Data Analyst
3 9 (8.57%) Coordinator
3 9 (8.57%) Support Officer
4 8 (7.62%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.62%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Information Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Service Management Officer
5 6 (5.71%) Test Coordinator
6 5 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.76%) Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Junior
7 4 (3.81%) Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Project Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Project Support Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Report Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) HTML
1 1 (0.95%) Pandas
1 1 (0.95%) PySpark
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (0.95%) Web Services
1 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.43%) NHS
3 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.81%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.95%) SCADA
7 1 (0.95%) Social Media
7 1 (0.95%) User Experience
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Windows 10
3 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.05%) Project Management
2 13 (12.38%) Data Analysis
2 13 (12.38%) Migration
2 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (8.57%) ETL
4 9 (8.57%) Line Management
4 9 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (7.62%) Service Management
5 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (6.67%) Data Validation
6 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.67%) Validation
7 5 (4.76%) Analytics
7 5 (4.76%) Data Engineering
7 5 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
8 4 (3.81%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) SQL
2 8 (7.62%) C
3 6 (5.71%) VBA
4 1 (0.95%) Java
4 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
3 4 (3.81%) ISEB
3 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.86%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.86%) CCNP
4 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.86%) MCDST
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.90%) IIBA
5 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.95%) CIPD
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) PMO
2 10 (9.52%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.76%) SLA
4 2 (1.90%) QA
5 1 (0.95%) GDPR
5 1 (0.95%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.95%) SCCM
2 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (35.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) Tableau
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco
3 6 (5.71%) SAP
4 3 (2.86%) Apple
4 3 (2.86%) Dell
4 3 (2.86%) F5
4 3 (2.86%) Fortinet
4 3 (2.86%) Xerox
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle
6 1 (0.95%) Citrix
6 1 (0.95%) Cognos
6 1 (0.95%) CommVault
6 1 (0.95%) Google
6 1 (0.95%) Proofpoint
6 1 (0.95%) RedGate
6 1 (0.95%) Sage
6 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.95%) Twitter
6 1 (0.95%) VMware