Period
to 21 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 88 68
Rank change year-on-year +42 -20 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 116 86 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.32% 2.48% 3.18%
As % of the Applications category 45.67% 42.36% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 48 52
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £156 £199 £203
90th Percentile £585 £425 £460
Yorkshire median daily rate £335 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +16.32% -4.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £15.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.24% -49.19% +113.79%
10th Percentile £13.75 £9.75 £23.10
90th Percentile £23.13 £30.25 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.18 £20.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -19.11% +60.00% -9.49%

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 254 203 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.47% 5.86% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 121 129
West Yorkshire median daily rate £341 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £151 £160 £199
90th Percentile £525 £438 £470
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year - +3.17% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.05 £15.30 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +34.51% -17.56%
10th Percentile £11.09 £9.83 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.25 £29.85 £21.10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.20 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% +35.00% -13.11%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 +59 76 £325 +12.85% 35
Bradford +4 15 £425 +6.25% 2
Halifax +3 14 £298 -2.30% 1
Wakefield -5 4 - - 1
Huddersfield +5 1 - - 2
Microsoft Excel
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 49 (42.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 37 (31.90%) SQL
3 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 35 (30.17%) Microsoft Office
5 30 (25.86%) Finance
6 23 (19.83%) Oracle
7 22 (18.97%) Migration
8 21 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (15.52%) SAP
11 17 (14.66%) ERP
12 16 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
13 15 (12.93%) Data Analysis
14 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
14 14 (12.07%) Analytics
15 13 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (11.21%) Visualisation
16 12 (10.34%) Project Management
16 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (9.48%) VBA
17 11 (9.48%) Data Modelling
17 11 (9.48%) Data Visualisation
17 11 (9.48%) Project Governance
17 11 (9.48%) Data Migration
17 11 (9.48%) Retail
17 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (9.48%) PMO
18 10 (8.62%) 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 14 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.31%) Confluence
3 4 (3.45%) SAS
4 3 (2.59%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.72%) IIS
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 49 (42.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 35 (30.17%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (8.62%) MS Visio
4 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.72%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.72%) SPSS
5 2 (1.72%) Stata
6 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) SAP R/3
1 7 (6.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.45%) WebTrends
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.86%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Power Platform
2 3 (2.59%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) 2G
2 1 (0.86%) 3G
2 1 (0.86%) DHCP
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) GPRS
2 1 (0.86%) GSM
2 1 (0.86%) HSPA
2 1 (0.86%) LTE
2 1 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.86%) SSH
2 1 (0.86%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (7.76%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.17%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (4.31%) Power BI
7 4 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.45%) MS Access
7 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.59%) PowerPivot
8 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.72%) QlikView
9 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.86%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (25.86%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Retail
3 10 (8.62%) Banking
4 6 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.45%) French Language
6 3 (2.59%) Legal
6 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (52.59%) Analyst
2 21 (18.10%) Data Analyst
3 11 (9.48%) Developer
3 11 (9.48%) Excel Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Coordinator
5 7 (6.03%) Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) Configuration Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) ERP Manager
6 6 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Portfolio Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Digital Performance Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) ERP Project Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.45%) SAP Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Training Consultant
8 4 (3.45%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) SAP Fiori
1 3 (2.59%) XML
2 2 (1.72%) .NET
2 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.72%) XSLT
3 1 (0.86%) JSON
3 1 (0.86%) RESTful
3 1 (0.86%) SOAP
3 1 (0.86%) WSH
3 1 (0.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) e-Learning
3 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.90%) NHS
3 8 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) Pricing Data
6 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Windows
1 5 (4.31%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.97%) Migration
2 19 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.66%) ERP
4 16 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (12.93%) Data Analysis
6 14 (12.07%) Analytics
7 13 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (11.21%) Visualisation
8 12 (10.34%) Project Management
8 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (9.48%) Data Migration
9 11 (9.48%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.48%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (9.48%) Project Governance
9 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.62%) Scrum
11 9 (7.76%) Incident Management
12 8 (6.90%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (6.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.90%) SQL
2 11 (9.48%) VBA
3 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.72%) C#
5 2 (1.72%) Java
6 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.31%) CIPD
5 4 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.45%) PMP
6 2 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.86%) CBAP
7 1 (0.86%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) PMO
2 9 (7.76%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.59%) QA
4 1 (0.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.86%) GDPR
4 1 (0.86%) P3O
4 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Netcool
1 1 (0.86%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.83%) Oracle
3 18 (15.52%) SAP
4 9 (7.76%) Alteryx
5 8 (6.90%) Tableau
6 7 (6.03%) Google
7 6 (5.17%) Adobe
7 6 (5.17%) IFS
7 6 (5.17%) Infor
8 4 (3.45%) JD Edwards
9 3 (2.59%) IDERA
10 2 (1.72%) Remedy
10 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.86%) Actix
11 1 (0.86%) Dell
11 1 (0.86%) HP
11 1 (0.86%) Kofax
11 1 (0.86%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.86%) Proofpoint
11 1 (0.86%) Sage