The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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 Office Excel
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 23 24
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 72 126 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.37% 6.43% 6.92%
As % of the Applications category 55.81% 63.96% 60.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 73 67
Median daily rate £350 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £151 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
Median hourly rate £12.25 £16.13 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.03% +29.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £21.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.54% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 129 197 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.63% 10.06% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 113 119
Median daily rate £350 £336 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.08% +3.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 25
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.63 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.75 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £21.25 £17.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in West Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in West Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in West Yorkshire

MS 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 MS Excel in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in West Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Excel in West Yorkshire

MS 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 MS Excel within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -13 48 £340 -2.85% 36
Bradford -7 9 £313 +25.00% 5
Halifax +3 4 £440 +27.16% 2
Brighouse - 2 - - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £163 - 2
Wakefield - 1 £400 - 4
MS Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 112 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 40 (24.84%) MS Office
3 32 (19.88%) MS Project
4 31 (19.25%) Project Management
5 29 (18.01%) SQL Server
6 27 (16.77%) Windows
7 26 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (15.53%) SharePoint
9 24 (14.91%) SQL
10 22 (13.66%) Finance
10 22 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (11.80%) .NET
12 18 (11.18%) Active Directory
13 17 (10.56%) Data Centre
13 17 (10.56%) PMO
14 16 (9.94%) Migration
15 15 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (9.32%) CRM
15 15 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (8.70%) T-SQL
16 14 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (8.07%) Banking
17 13 (8.07%) VMware
17 13 (8.07%) HP
17 13 (8.07%) Dynamics CRM
17 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (7.45%) Business Analysis
18 12 (7.45%) Cisco
18 12 (7.45%) ITIL
19 11 (6.83%) Firewall

MS 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 25 (15.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.11%) IIS
2 5 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.48%) CMS
4 3 (1.86%) Apache
4 3 (1.86%) Plone
4 3 (1.86%) SilverStripe
5 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.24%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.24%) SAS
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (24.84%) MS Office
2 32 (19.88%) MS Project
3 10 (6.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (8.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.48%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.59%) Office 365
3 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.62%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.83%) Firewall
2 7 (4.35%) SAN
3 6 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (3.11%) DHCP
4 5 (3.11%) FTP
5 4 (2.48%) BGP
5 4 (2.48%) DMVPN
5 4 (2.48%) DNS
5 4 (2.48%) EIGRP
5 4 (2.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (2.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (2.48%) Internet
5 4 (2.48%) IOS XR
5 4 (2.48%) LAN
5 4 (2.48%) WAN
5 4 (2.48%) WLAN
6 3 (1.86%) HTTP
6 3 (1.86%) Intranet
7 2 (1.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.73%) MS Access
5 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.86%) MySQL
7 3 (1.86%) Power BI
7 3 (1.86%) QlikView
8 2 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.62%) Big Data
9 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.11%) MSTest
4 2 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.62%) Appium
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 22 (13.66%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Banking
3 7 (4.35%) Retail
4 6 (3.73%) Publishing
5 5 (3.11%) Legal
6 4 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.24%) Billing
8 2 (1.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (24.84%) Developer
2 35 (21.74%) Analyst
3 14 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.07%) Architect
5 12 (7.45%) SQL Developer
6 11 (6.83%) SSIS Developer
7 10 (6.21%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (5.59%) Consultant
9 8 (4.97%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (4.97%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.97%) T-SQL Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.73%) Administrator
11 6 (3.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Service Analyst
12 5 (3.11%) .NET Architect
12 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 5 (3.11%) Tester
12 5 (3.11%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.80%) .NET
2 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.73%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.73%) Entity Framework
3 6 (3.73%) Middleware
4 5 (3.11%) ActiveX
4 5 (3.11%) ADO
4 5 (3.11%) DAO
5 4 (2.48%) HTML
6 3 (1.86%) CSS
6 3 (1.86%) ISPF
7 2 (1.24%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.62%) jQuery
8 1 (0.62%) MDX
8 1 (0.62%) Node.js
8 1 (0.62%) React
8 1 (0.62%) SOAP
8 1 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.11%) Tandem
5 4 (2.48%) DataPower
6 3 (1.86%) iSeries
6 3 (1.86%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.86%) User Experience
7 2 (1.24%) CMDB
7 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.24%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (1.24%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.62%) PKI
8 1 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.77%) Windows
2 9 (5.59%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.97%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.11%) Linux
5 4 (2.48%) Unix
5 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.86%) SUSE
6 3 (1.86%) zOS
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.25%) Project Management
2 26 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (9.94%) Migration
5 15 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.32%) CRM
6 12 (7.45%) Business Analysis
6 12 (7.45%) ITIL
7 10 (6.21%) Data Modelling
7 10 (6.21%) Project Planning
7 10 (6.21%) Supplier Management
8 9 (5.59%) Analytics
8 9 (5.59%) DevOps
8 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.59%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.97%) ETL
9 8 (4.97%) MVC
9 8 (4.97%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.35%) Asset Management
10 7 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.91%) SQL
2 14 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 11 (6.83%) C#
4 9 (5.59%) VBA
5 5 (3.11%) VB
6 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.86%) JCL
7 3 (1.86%) PHP
8 2 (1.24%) C
8 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.62%) C++
9 1 (0.62%) Python
9 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (5.59%) Degree
1 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.48%) CCNP
3 4 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.48%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.48%) MCSE
4 2 (1.24%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.24%) MCDST
4 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.62%) CCA
5 1 (0.62%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.62%) MCAD
5 1 (0.62%) MCSD
5 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.56%) PMO
2 5 (3.11%) QA
3 3 (1.86%) SLA
4 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.86%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (1.86%) vSphere
4 2 (1.24%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.62%) Firmware
5 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) KVM
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.62%) NFS
5 1 (0.62%) vCloud
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (2.48%) FortiGate
1 4 (2.48%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (2.48%) OPNET
2 2 (1.24%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Nagios
3 1 (0.62%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) RANCID
3 1 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) SCOM
3 1 (0.62%) vRealize
Vendors
1 112 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.07%) HP
2 13 (8.07%) VMware
3 12 (7.45%) Cisco
4 9 (5.59%) IBM
5 6 (3.73%) F5
6 5 (3.11%) Citrix
6 5 (3.11%) SAP
6 5 (3.11%) Splunk
7 4 (2.48%) Blue Coat
7 4 (2.48%) BMC
7 4 (2.48%) Brocade
7 4 (2.48%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.48%) Motorola
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle
7 4 (2.48%) TippingPoint
8 3 (1.86%) Axway
8 3 (1.86%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.24%) Tableau
Leeds, Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Rate: £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago