Period
to 15 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 55 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 109 118 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.18% 3.91% 3.42%
As % of the Applications category 41.76% 42.91% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 71 89
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £297 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -4.19% -11.43%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £157
90th Percentile £488 £450 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £295 £334
% change year-on-year +10.17% -11.61% +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +27.87% +12.17%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.90 £12.10
90th Percentile £24.08 £25.28 £23.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.87 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.76% +17.24% +6.66%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 261 275 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.61% 9.12% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 165 167
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -6.67%
10th Percentile £142 £163 £153
90th Percentile £475 £473 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £308 £338
% change year-on-year +5.69% -8.89% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.25 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -20.35% +6.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £24.88 £21.13 £24.68
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +22.40% -13.79% +6.66%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +1 85 £300 -5.51% 17
Bradford -24 8 £300 +26.32%
Wakefield -2 6 £500 +100.00% 2
Halifax -3 5 £405 +17.39% 1
Huddersfield - 1 - - 1
Bingley - 1 £300 -
Microsoft Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 35 (32.11%) Finance
1 35 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (24.77%) Project Management
4 21 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (18.35%) Migration
6 19 (17.43%) SharePoint
7 17 (15.60%) Windows
7 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
8 15 (13.76%) SQL
9 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (11.01%) Degree
10 12 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (11.01%) Data Quality
11 11 (10.09%) Windows 10
11 11 (10.09%) MS Visio
12 10 (9.17%) PRINCE2
12 10 (9.17%) Service Management
12 10 (9.17%) PMO
12 10 (9.17%) Analytics
13 9 (8.26%) Tableau
13 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
13 9 (8.26%) ETL
13 9 (8.26%) Active Directory
13 9 (8.26%) JIRA
14 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (7.34%) Data Analysis
14 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared

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 19 (17.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.75%) Confluence
4 2 (1.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (28.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (10.09%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (6.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.92%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.92%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.92%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.92%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.92%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.92%) SAP WM
1 1 (0.92%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Trello
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) BGP
1 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (2.75%) EIGRP
1 3 (2.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (2.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (2.75%) Firewall
1 3 (2.75%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (0.92%) DHCP
2 1 (0.92%) DNS
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) Intranet
2 1 (0.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.83%) QlikView
5 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.92%) MS Access
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) OLAP
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.92%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.92%) Gatling
2 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.92%) Selenium
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Retail
2 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.50%) Publishing
4 5 (4.59%) Banking
5 4 (3.67%) Marketing
6 3 (2.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.92%) Military
7 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (42.20%) Analyst
2 9 (8.26%) Coordinator
2 9 (8.26%) Support Officer
3 8 (7.34%) Data Analyst
3 8 (7.34%) Developer
4 7 (6.42%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.42%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.50%) Consultant
5 6 (5.50%) Report Analyst
5 6 (5.50%) Service Management Officer
5 6 (5.50%) Test Coordinator
6 5 (4.59%) Junior
6 5 (4.59%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Excel Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Information Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (3.67%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) HTML
1 1 (0.92%) Pandas
1 1 (0.92%) PySpark
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (0.92%) Web Services
1 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.42%) NHS
4 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.83%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.92%) PMI
7 1 (0.92%) SCADA
7 1 (0.92%) Social Media
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Windows
2 11 (10.09%) Windows 10
3 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Project Management
2 20 (18.35%) Migration
3 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.01%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (9.17%) Analytics
5 10 (9.17%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.17%) Service Management
6 9 (8.26%) ETL
7 8 (7.34%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.42%) ERP
8 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.50%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.50%) Line Management
9 6 (5.50%) Validation
10 5 (4.59%) Change Control
10 5 (4.59%) Data Engineering
10 5 (4.59%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (4.59%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.59%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.76%) SQL
2 7 (6.42%) VBA
3 6 (5.50%) C
4 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.83%) VB
5 1 (0.92%) C#
5 1 (0.92%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) Degree
2 8 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.75%) CCNP
5 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.83%) ISEB
6 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.83%) PMP
6 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.92%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.92%) CCNA
7 1 (0.92%) CIPD
7 1 (0.92%) MCDST
7 1 (0.92%) MCSE
7 1 (0.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) Data Quality
2 10 (9.17%) PMO
3 6 (5.50%) SLA
4 2 (1.83%) QA
5 1 (0.92%) GxP
5 1 (0.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) Tableau
3 6 (5.50%) SAP
4 4 (3.67%) Cisco
5 3 (2.75%) F5
5 3 (2.75%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle
6 2 (1.83%) Zoho
7 1 (0.92%) Apple
7 1 (0.92%) Cognos
7 1 (0.92%) CommVault
7 1 (0.92%) Crimson Hexagon
7 1 (0.92%) Dell
7 1 (0.92%) Google
7 1 (0.92%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.92%) RedGate
7 1 (0.92%) Sage
7 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.92%) Twitter
7 1 (0.92%) Xerox