Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 63 39
Rank change year-on-year +13 -24 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 117 102 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.83% 3.25% 4.25%
As % of the Applications category 44.83% 35.79% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 74 119
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +9.38% +1.59%
10th Percentile £216 £190 £177
90th Percentile £461 £500 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £347 £320
% change year-on-year -6.34% +8.44% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 29
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.13 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.78% +5.67% +29.87%
10th Percentile £10.77 £11.90 £10.85
90th Percentile £21.69 £23.83 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +11.70% +8.58% +15.08%

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 261 285 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.55% 9.08% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 161 225
West Yorkshire median daily rate £339 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.37% +3.85% +3.17%
10th Percentile £149 £175 £150
90th Percentile £488 £488 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £339 £325
% change year-on-year -0.37% +4.23% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 54
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -3.97% +22.64%
10th Percentile £10.45 £9.81 £8.96
90th Percentile £19.60 £26.25 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.15 £14.00 £13.70
% change year-on-year +1.07% +2.17% +17.74%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +22 83 £338 - 24
Bradford +18 16 £325 +43.49% 2
Halifax +2 9 £363 +17.10% 1
Wakefield -4 4 £113 -50.00% 3
Pudsey - 4 £363 -
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel.

1 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 43 (36.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (23.93%) Finance
4 27 (23.08%) SQL
5 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Office
7 19 (16.24%) Windows
8 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 18 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 16 (13.68%) SAS
10 15 (12.82%) PMO
11 14 (11.97%) MS Visio
11 14 (11.97%) Active Directory
11 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (11.11%) Data Analysis
12 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.11%) Windows 7
13 12 (10.26%) Banking
14 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange
14 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (8.55%) Power BI
15 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (8.55%) Project Management
16 9 (7.69%) SLA
16 9 (7.69%) ETL
16 9 (7.69%) Data Management
16 9 (7.69%) GDPR
16 9 (7.69%) Time Management

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 18 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 16 (13.68%) SAS
3 11 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 43 (36.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 26 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
3 22 (18.80%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (11.97%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.42%) AutoCAD
5 4 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 2 (1.71%) BGP
2 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.71%) EIGRP
2 2 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (1.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.71%) Firewall
2 2 (1.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (8.55%) Power BI
4 6 (5.13%) MS Access
5 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.42%) Base SAS
6 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.42%) GIS
6 4 (3.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.56%) QlikView
8 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.85%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) VersaTest
General
1 28 (23.93%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.42%) Electronics
4 4 (3.42%) Marketing
4 4 (3.42%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (41.88%) Analyst
2 10 (8.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 10 (8.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (6.84%) Business Analyst
3 8 (6.84%) Coordinator
3 8 (6.84%) Data Analyst
3 8 (6.84%) Developer
3 8 (6.84%) PMO Analyst
3 8 (6.84%) Project Coordinator
3 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.13%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Developer
5 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (4.27%) GDPR Project Manager
5 5 (4.27%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (3.42%) Excel Analyst
6 4 (3.42%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 4 (3.42%) Project Analyst
6 4 (3.42%) Project Officer
6 4 (3.42%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.85%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.85%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Windows
2 13 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (8.55%) Project Management
4 9 (7.69%) Data Management
4 9 (7.69%) ETL
4 9 (7.69%) Time Management
5 8 (6.84%) Programme Management
6 7 (5.98%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (5.13%) CRM
8 5 (4.27%) Migration
8 5 (4.27%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.27%) Service Management
9 4 (3.42%) Business Analysis
9 4 (3.42%) CAD
9 4 (3.42%) Change Management
9 4 (3.42%) ITIL
9 4 (3.42%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (5.98%) VBA
3 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) HND
4 3 (2.56%) ISEB
4 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.71%) CCNP
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.85%) APMP
6 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.85%) CBAP
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) PMO
2 9 (7.69%) GDPR
2 9 (7.69%) SLA
3 5 (4.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle
2 4 (3.42%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 4 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.56%) Citrix
3 3 (2.56%) HP
3 3 (2.56%) VMware
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco
4 2 (1.71%) CyberArk
4 2 (1.71%) F5
4 2 (1.71%) Fortinet
4 2 (1.71%) SAP
5 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.85%) Dell
5 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.85%) Progress