Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 70 60
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 -23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 96 91 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.77% 3.16% 3.50%
As % of the Applications category 45.71% 38.24% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 94
West Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £198 £203 £152
90th Percentile £425 £460 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £259 £305 £325
% change year-on-year -15.08% -6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.61% +96.83% +34.39%
10th Percentile £10.27 £23.10 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.15 £40.50 £19.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +60.00% -13.79% +26.09%

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 210 238 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.06% 8.28% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 130 179
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -1.54%
10th Percentile £160 £195 £157
90th Percentile £438 £469 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 28
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.57 £11.13 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.94% -21.24% -15.52%
10th Percentile £9.46 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £28.25 £20.50 £19.23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £11.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +37.87% -16.07% +13.13%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 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
Leeds -19 57 £259 -9.91% 40
Bradford -3 10 £400 +77.78% 1
Halifax -4 9 £305 -10.82%
Wakefield +5 7 £363 +45.00%
Huddersfield - 2 - -
Keighley - 1 £315 -
Microsoft Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 32 (33.33%) Finance
4 20 (20.83%) Project Management
4 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.71%) Active Directory
7 16 (16.67%) Windows
7 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
8 15 (15.63%) SQL
9 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
9 14 (14.58%) SharePoint
9 14 (14.58%) PMO
10 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
10 13 (13.54%) SLA
10 13 (13.54%) Migration
10 13 (13.54%) Degree
10 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
10 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 12 (12.50%) ETL
11 12 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 11 (11.46%) Management Information System
12 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.42%) Time Management
13 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.42%) Data Management
13 10 (10.42%) ERP

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 14 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.04%) CMS
4 1 (1.04%) Jadu
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.08%) SAP R/3
1 2 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.04%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Trello
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Skype
1 1 (1.04%) SMS
1 1 (1.04%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (10.42%) Power BI
4 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.17%) MS Access
6 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.13%) QlikView
6 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.04%) OLAP
8 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.04%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.04%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (44.79%) Analyst
2 10 (10.42%) Developer
3 8 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (7.29%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Migration Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Programme Planner
7 4 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.17%) Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.17%) Data Migration Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) ERP Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Architect
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) .NET
1 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (11.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.08%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.08%) NHS
3 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.04%) PMI
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.04%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) Project Management
2 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (13.54%) Migration
4 12 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 12 (12.50%) ETL
5 10 (10.42%) Data Management
5 10 (10.42%) ERP
5 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.42%) Time Management
6 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.38%) Project Planning
7 8 (8.33%) Analytics
7 8 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
7 8 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.29%) Data Extraction
8 7 (7.29%) Quality Management
9 6 (6.25%) Logistics
10 5 (5.21%) ITIL
10 5 (5.21%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.63%) SQL
2 8 (8.33%) VBA
3 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) Erlang
5 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.13%) APMP
4 3 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.08%) CIPD
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB
5 2 (2.08%) PMP
6 1 (1.04%) CBAP
6 1 (1.04%) CCAB
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.04%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.58%) PMO
2 13 (13.54%) SLA
3 9 (9.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.08%) GDPR
5 1 (1.04%) GxP
5 1 (1.04%) PSD2
5 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 17 (17.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) SAP
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (2.08%) Zoho
5 1 (1.04%) Capita
5 1 (1.04%) Citrix
5 1 (1.04%) Sage
5 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.04%) VMware