Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 72 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 -29 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 101 75 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.02% 2.67% 4.26%
As % of the Applications category 43.35% 34.88% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 105
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £205 £229 £145
90th Percentile £438 £500 £444
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £348 £320
% change year-on-year -13.79% +8.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +150.00% +36.52%
10th Percentile £10.50 £37.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £31.30 £42.50 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £26.46 £16.00
% change year-on-year -37.64% +65.38% +39.31%

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 233 215 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.97% 7.66% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 121 202
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.03% +1.50%
10th Percentile £152 £180 £150
90th Percentile £438 £500 £486
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -0.58% +5.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £12.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.80% -20.00% +26.26%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.81 £8.50
90th Percentile £30.25 £26.25 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £15.26
% change year-on-year +13.60% -18.09% +45.33%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +3 68 £388 +10.71% 22
Bradford +3 9 £325 - 4
Halifax -2 9 £357 +7.85% 1
Wakefield +1 5 £134 -65.48%
Pudsey - 2 £414 -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Keighley - 1 £315 -
Microsoft Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 44 (43.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 40 (39.60%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.75%) Finance
4 21 (20.79%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (19.80%) Windows
5 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
7 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (14.85%) Project Management
8 15 (14.85%) PMO
9 14 (13.86%) Windows 7
10 13 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
10 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
10 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
10 13 (12.87%) SQL
10 13 (12.87%) Data Analysis
11 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.89%) SLA
12 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
12 11 (10.89%) Power BI
12 11 (10.89%) GDPR
13 10 (9.90%) Time Management
13 10 (9.90%) VBA
13 10 (9.90%) ETL
14 9 (8.91%) SAS
14 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (7.92%) Dashboard Development
15 8 (7.92%) Banking

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 13 (12.87%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
1 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.91%) SAS
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (43.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 21 (20.79%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
5 7 (6.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) Skype
2 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) Power BI
3 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.97%) QlikView
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.99%) MS Access
6 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.99%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) VersaTest
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Publishing
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (50.50%) Analyst
2 11 (10.89%) Business Analyst
3 9 (8.91%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 9 (8.91%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (7.92%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.93%) Coordinator
5 7 (6.93%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Banking Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) GDPR Project Manager
7 5 (4.95%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (4.95%) Project Officer
7 5 (4.95%) Support Officer
8 4 (3.96%) Change Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Excel Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Project Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) Web Services
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.98%) NHS
4 1 (0.99%) Cyberattack
4 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.99%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.80%) Windows
2 14 (13.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (14.85%) Project Management
3 13 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.87%) Data Analysis
4 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.90%) ETL
5 10 (9.90%) Time Management
6 8 (7.92%) Dashboard Development
6 8 (7.92%) Data Management
7 7 (6.93%) ITIL
7 7 (6.93%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.94%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.94%) Migration
8 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.94%) Service Management
9 5 (4.95%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.95%) Change Control
9 5 (4.95%) ERP
10 4 (3.96%) Analytics
10 4 (3.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.87%) SQL
2 10 (9.90%) VBA
3 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.99%) C
4 1 (0.99%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) Degree
3 4 (3.96%) ISEB
4 3 (2.97%) APMP
4 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.98%) CBAP
5 2 (1.98%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.85%) PMO
2 11 (10.89%) GDPR
2 11 (10.89%) SLA
3 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.98%) QA
5 1 (0.99%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (39.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Citrix
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle
2 4 (3.96%) SAP
2 4 (3.96%) VMware
3 1 (0.99%) Dell
3 1 (0.99%) HP
3 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft