Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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 Excel
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 68 43
Rank change year-on-year +18 -25 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 120 118 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.97% 3.24% 4.06%
As % of the Applications category 43.80% 40.14% 42.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 83 130
West Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -10.00% +9.38%
10th Percentile £187 £159 £200
90th Percentile £450 £488 £444
Yorkshire median daily rate £295 £338 £330
% change year-on-year -12.59% +2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 23
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.87% +12.17% +2.99%
10th Percentile £10.90 £12.10 £8.65
90th Percentile £25.28 £23.80 £19.95
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year +17.24% +6.66% +7.73%

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 274 294 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.07% 8.08% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 163 259
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £163 £152 £155
90th Percentile £486 £475 £452
Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.38 £14.13 £13.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.47% +6.22% +20.20%
10th Percentile £9.42 £10.73 £8.96
90th Percentile £21.31 £24.68 £22.37
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -10.34% +6.66% +13.29%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +19 78 £320 +1.59% 11
Bradford +27 16 £250 +6.27% 3
Halifax +8 8 £345 +0.88%
Wakefield +2 7 £250 +11.11% 1
Pudsey - 2 £363 -
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 40 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (27.50%) Finance
4 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 23 (19.17%) MS Visio
6 21 (17.50%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (16.67%) SQL
8 19 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (14.17%) Windows
9 17 (14.17%) SharePoint
10 16 (13.33%) Banking
11 15 (12.50%) PMO
12 14 (11.67%) Cisco
13 13 (10.83%) Project Management
14 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
15 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
16 8 (6.67%) Coaching
16 8 (6.67%) Waterfall
16 8 (6.67%) SAS
16 8 (6.67%) SLA
16 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
17 7 (5.83%) Firewall
17 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
17 7 (5.83%) Programme Management
17 7 (5.83%) Fortinet
17 7 (5.83%) CCNP
17 7 (5.83%) MS Access
17 7 (5.83%) BGP

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 17 (14.17%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.67%) SAS
3 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (19.17%) MS Visio
4 21 (17.50%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (3.33%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.83%) SPSS
6 1 (0.83%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) BGP
1 7 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (5.83%) EIGRP
1 7 (5.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (5.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (5.83%) Firewall
2 4 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (3.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 4 (3.33%) VPN
3 3 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.50%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (1.67%) Intranet
4 2 (1.67%) SMS
5 1 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.83%) MS Access
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.33%) Base SAS
5 4 (3.33%) GIS
5 4 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.67%) Power BI
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.83%) QlikView
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 33 (27.50%) Finance
2 16 (13.33%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Electronics
5 4 (3.33%) Marketing
6 3 (2.50%) Back Office
6 3 (2.50%) Billing
6 3 (2.50%) Military
7 2 (1.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.83%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (36.67%) Analyst
2 11 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (9.17%) Business Analyst
3 8 (6.67%) Data Analyst
3 8 (6.67%) Support Officer
4 7 (5.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (5.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (5.83%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (5.00%) Administrator
5 6 (5.00%) Developer
5 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.00%) Project Officer
6 5 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
6 5 (4.17%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (3.33%) Business Process Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) HTML
2 1 (0.83%) SGML
2 1 (0.83%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.33%) BYOD
5 3 (2.50%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.83%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.17%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.83%) Project Management
2 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (6.67%) Coaching
4 8 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (5.83%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.00%) Migration
6 6 (5.00%) Time Management
7 5 (4.17%) Analytics
7 5 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.17%) Business Process Modelling
7 5 (4.17%) CRM
7 5 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.17%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (3.33%) Business Transformation
8 4 (3.33%) CAD
8 4 (3.33%) Document Management
8 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) VBA
3 3 (2.50%) C
4 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) CCNP
1 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.17%) Degree
3 4 (3.33%) HND
4 3 (2.50%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.50%) MCDST
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) APMP
6 1 (0.83%) CBAP
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.50%) PMO
2 8 (6.67%) SLA
3 4 (3.33%) QA
4 3 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.67%) Cisco
3 7 (5.83%) F5
3 7 (5.83%) Fortinet
4 6 (5.00%) SAP
5 4 (3.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 4 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.50%) Xerox
7 2 (1.67%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.67%) HP
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle
8 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix
8 1 (0.83%) Lotus
8 1 (0.83%) Progress
8 1 (0.83%) Reuters
8 1 (0.83%) Sage
8 1 (0.83%) Tableau