Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 59 76
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17 -33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 106 96 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.05% 3.38% 2.84%
As % of the Applications category 44.54% 40.17% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 77
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.76% -3.08%
10th Percentile £200 £203 £157
90th Percentile £488 £411 £447
Yorkshire median daily rate £303 £290 £340
% change year-on-year +4.31% -14.71% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.59 £19.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.96% +17.83% +18.61%
10th Percentile £9.98 £13.28 £12.68
90th Percentile £28.61 £21.50 £23.15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +10.34% +13.73%

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 238 239 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.85% 8.42% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 137 168
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £160 £191 £157
90th Percentile £475 £450 £457
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 16 31
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -22.41% +11.54%
10th Percentile £9.95 £9.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £25.23 £19.75 £24.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +27.50% -18.64% +13.46%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 0 74 £350 +16.67% 15
Bradford -11 11 £400 +77.78% 3
Wakefield +4 7 £500 +100.00%
Halifax -5 5 £305 -10.56% 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 36 (33.96%) Finance
2 33 (31.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
4 30 (28.30%) Project Management
5 23 (21.70%) Migration
6 19 (17.92%) SharePoint
7 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
8 17 (16.04%) Windows
8 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (15.09%) MS Visio
10 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (12.26%) Degree
12 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
12 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
13 12 (11.32%) SQL
13 12 (11.32%) PRINCE2
13 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (11.32%) Data Quality
13 12 (11.32%) PMO
14 11 (10.38%) Windows 10
14 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Project
15 10 (9.43%) ERP
16 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (8.49%) Tableau
17 8 (7.55%) Analytics
17 8 (7.55%) Service Management
17 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
17 8 (7.55%) Project Planning
17 8 (7.55%) Data Migration

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 (17.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Jadu
4 1 (0.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (31.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (15.09%) MS Visio
4 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.89%) SAP R/3
1 2 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.94%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.94%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.94%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Trello
2 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) BGP
1 3 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.83%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (2.83%) EIGRP
1 3 (2.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (2.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (2.83%) Firewall
1 3 (2.83%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) Intranet
2 1 (0.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.77%) MS Access
4 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.89%) Power BI
5 2 (1.89%) QlikView
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.94%) OLAP
6 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.94%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.94%) Gatling
3 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.94%) Selenium
3 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (33.96%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
2 6 (5.66%) Publishing
3 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Military
6 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (38.68%) Analyst
2 11 (10.38%) Coordinator
2 11 (10.38%) Developer
3 9 (8.49%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.60%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Test Coordinator
7 5 (4.72%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Programme Planner
7 5 (4.72%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (4.72%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Support Officer
8 4 (3.77%) Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) Data Migration Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) ERP Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Junior
8 4 (3.77%) Migration Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Service Management Officer
8 4 (3.77%) Tableau Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) Pandas
2 1 (0.94%) PySpark
2 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.66%) NHS
4 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.94%) PMI
7 1 (0.94%) SCADA
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Windows
2 11 (10.38%) Windows 10
3 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.30%) Project Management
2 23 (21.70%) Migration
3 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.32%) PRINCE2
5 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (9.43%) ERP
7 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.55%) Analytics
8 8 (7.55%) Data Migration
8 8 (7.55%) Project Planning
8 8 (7.55%) Service Management
9 7 (6.60%) Change Control
9 7 (6.60%) Data Extraction
9 7 (6.60%) Logistics
9 7 (6.60%) Quality Management
10 6 (5.66%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.66%) ETL
11 5 (4.72%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (4.72%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.32%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) VBA
3 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.83%) VB
4 1 (0.94%) C
4 1 (0.94%) C#
4 1 (0.94%) Java
4 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.83%) CCNP
5 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.89%) CIPD
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.89%) PMP
7 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.94%) APMP
7 1 (0.94%) CCNA
7 1 (0.94%) ISEB
7 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.94%) MCDST
7 1 (0.94%) MCSE
7 1 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) Data Quality
1 12 (11.32%) PMO
2 5 (4.72%) SLA
3 2 (1.89%) GDPR
4 1 (0.94%) GxP
4 1 (0.94%) QA
4 1 (0.94%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Tableau
3 5 (4.72%) SAP
4 4 (3.77%) Cisco
4 4 (3.77%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) F5
5 3 (2.83%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.89%) Citrix
6 2 (1.89%) Sage
6 2 (1.89%) VMware
6 2 (1.89%) Zoho
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe
7 1 (0.94%) Apple
7 1 (0.94%) Cognos
7 1 (0.94%) Dell
7 1 (0.94%) RedGate
7 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.94%) Xerox