The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / Yorkshire
Rank 27 22 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 123 197 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.79% 6.94% 6.85%
As % of the Applications category 58.85% 64.80% 55.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 109 108
Median daily rate £350 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £160 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +0.87% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 27
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.50 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.74% +31.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £21.00 £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.60% +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 Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 209 304 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.84% 10.70% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 166 195
Median daily rate £349 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.30% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £179 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 48
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +47.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £9.05 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £16.72
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Excel in Yorkshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire -6 74 £350 +9.37% 61
North Yorkshire +3 24 £341 +13.75% 10
South Yorkshire -8 20 £363 - 7
East Yorkshire +1 2 - - 5
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 165 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 68 (28.10%) MS Office
3 60 (24.79%) Windows
4 52 (21.49%) Active Directory
5 47 (19.42%) SQL Server
6 41 (16.94%) SQL
7 39 (16.12%) Project Management
8 38 (15.70%) MS Project
9 35 (14.46%) SharePoint
10 32 (13.22%) .NET
10 32 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (12.40%) Windows Server
12 28 (11.57%) Finance
12 28 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (11.57%) VMware
13 26 (10.74%) Migration
14 25 (10.33%) C#
14 25 (10.33%) Security Cleared
15 24 (9.92%) ITIL
16 21 (8.68%) MS PowerPoint
17 20 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (8.26%) PMO
17 20 (8.26%) Data Centre
18 19 (7.85%) CRM
19 18 (7.44%) MS Exchange
19 18 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 17 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
20 17 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (7.02%) T-SQL
21 16 (6.61%) Visual Studio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in 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 35 (14.46%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.44%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.89%) IIS
4 6 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.07%) Apache
5 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.65%) CMS
6 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.65%) MS Project Server
7 3 (1.24%) Plone
7 3 (1.24%) SilverStripe
8 2 (0.83%) SAS
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.41%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 68 (28.10%) MS Office
2 38 (15.70%) MS Project
3 21 (8.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.65%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.20%) Office 365
3 4 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.83%) IaaS
4 2 (0.83%) PaaS
4 2 (0.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.61%) Firewall
2 11 (4.55%) DHCP
2 11 (4.55%) DNS
3 10 (4.13%) Internet
4 9 (3.72%) SAN
5 7 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (2.89%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (2.48%) Network Security
7 5 (2.07%) FTP
8 4 (1.65%) BGP
8 4 (1.65%) DMVPN
8 4 (1.65%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (1.65%) IOS XR
8 4 (1.65%) LAN
8 4 (1.65%) WAN
8 4 (1.65%) WLAN
9 3 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.13%) MS Access
5 10 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (2.48%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.07%) MySQL
9 5 (2.07%) Power BI
10 4 (1.65%) QlikView
11 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.07%) MSTest
4 3 (1.24%) JIRA
4 3 (1.24%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.24%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.41%) Appium
6 1 (0.41%) JMeter
6 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 28 (11.57%) Finance
2 13 (5.37%) Banking
3 7 (2.89%) Retail
4 6 (2.48%) Legal
4 6 (2.48%) Publishing
5 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.65%) Law
6 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.24%) Billing
7 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (23.14%) Analyst
2 50 (20.66%) Developer
3 19 (7.85%) Project Manager
4 16 (6.61%) Architect
5 15 (6.20%) Consultant
6 14 (5.79%) .NET Developer
6 14 (5.79%) Service Analyst
7 13 (5.37%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (5.37%) SQL Developer
8 12 (4.96%) Rollout Engineer
8 12 (4.96%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (4.96%) SSIS Developer
9 11 (4.55%) Field Engineer
10 10 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (4.13%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.72%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.72%) T-SQL Developer
12 8 (3.31%) Field Support Engineer
12 8 (3.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.22%) .NET
2 14 (5.79%) ASP.NET
3 12 (4.96%) .NET Framework
4 9 (3.72%) Entity Framework
5 7 (2.89%) ActiveX
5 7 (2.89%) ADO
5 7 (2.89%) DAO
5 7 (2.89%) HTML
6 6 (2.48%) CSS
7 5 (2.07%) Middleware
8 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.65%) jQuery
8 4 (1.65%) XML
9 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (1.24%) CSS3
9 3 (1.24%) ISPF
9 3 (1.24%) LINQ
9 3 (1.24%) XSLT
10 2 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.26%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.48%) Tandem
5 5 (2.07%) User Experience
6 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.65%) DataPower
6 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.24%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.24%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.24%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.24%) iSeries
7 3 (1.24%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.24%) NHS
7 3 (1.24%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (24.79%) Windows
2 30 (12.40%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.07%) Linux
6 5 (2.07%) Unix
7 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.24%) Solaris
8 3 (1.24%) zOS
9 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.83%) SUSE
10 1 (0.41%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.12%) Project Management
2 32 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (10.74%) Migration
5 24 (9.92%) ITIL
6 20 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.85%) CRM
8 15 (6.20%) Business Analysis
9 13 (5.37%) MVC
10 12 (4.96%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.96%) DevOps
10 12 (4.96%) Project Planning
10 12 (4.96%) Supplier Management
11 11 (4.55%) ETL
11 11 (4.55%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.55%) Service Management
12 10 (4.13%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.72%) Programme Management
13 9 (3.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.94%) SQL
2 25 (10.33%) C#
3 17 (7.02%) T-SQL
4 13 (5.37%) VBA
5 8 (3.31%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.31%) VB
6 5 (2.07%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.65%) PHP
7 4 (1.65%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.24%) C
8 3 (1.24%) JCL
9 2 (0.83%) Java
10 1 (0.41%) C++
10 1 (0.41%) Python
10 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.20%) Degree
3 13 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.72%) MCSE
5 7 (2.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.65%) CCNP
7 4 (1.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.24%) HNC
8 3 (1.24%) MCP
9 2 (0.83%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.83%) MCDST
9 2 (0.83%) MCSA
9 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.41%) CCA
10 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.26%) PMO
2 12 (4.96%) SLA
3 5 (2.07%) QA
4 3 (1.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (21.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.07%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.65%) vSphere
5 3 (1.24%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.24%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.41%) Firmware
7 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.41%) NFS
7 1 (0.41%) vCloud
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.41%) XenApp
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.13%) SCCM
2 5 (2.07%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.65%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.65%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.65%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (1.65%) NetVault Backup
3 4 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.65%) OPNET
3 4 (1.65%) WSUS
4 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.83%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.41%) Nagios
5 1 (0.41%) Netcool
5 1 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.41%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) RANCID
5 1 (0.41%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 165 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.57%) VMware
3 14 (5.79%) Cisco
4 13 (5.37%) HP
5 11 (4.55%) Oracle
6 9 (3.72%) Citrix
6 9 (3.72%) IBM
7 7 (2.89%) F5
7 7 (2.89%) SAP
8 6 (2.48%) Dell
9 5 (2.07%) Brocade
9 5 (2.07%) Splunk
9 5 (2.07%) Tableau
10 4 (1.65%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.65%) BMC
10 4 (1.65%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.65%) Motorola
10 4 (1.65%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.65%) Symantec
10 4 (1.65%) TippingPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
Rate: From £33,437 to £35,444 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £80 - £85 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £195 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Rate: £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago