Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 February 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 84 75
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 91 131 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.07% 2.72% 3.04%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 35.41% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 68 85
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +11.54% -6.61%
10th Percentile £195 £200 £193
90th Percentile £470 £504 £466
England median daily rate £350 £383 £365
% change year-on-year -8.50% +4.79% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 18
Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.35 £20.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.34% +34.97% -13.04%
10th Percentile £13.86 £11.23 £10.50
90th Percentile £62.75 £24.80 £26.15
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% +8.57%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 273 370 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.22% 7.68% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 185 206
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £154 £163 £155
90th Percentile £514 £488 £484
England median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.15 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.51% +8.21% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.43 £10.48
90th Percentile £31.10 £23.24 £23.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% -3.13%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Yorkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Yorkshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +12 73 £350 +2.34% 32
South Yorkshire +39 14 £300 -27.27% 7
North Yorkshire -5 4 £325 +23.81% 7
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 36 (39.56%) SQL
3 32 (35.16%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (25.27%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (23.08%) Finance
7 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (21.98%) Power BI
7 20 (21.98%) Power Platform
8 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
9 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (17.58%) Project Management
11 13 (14.29%) NHS
11 13 (14.29%) MS Visio
11 13 (14.29%) ETL
12 12 (13.19%) Public Sector
13 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (10.99%) Visualisation
14 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (9.89%) Windows
15 9 (9.89%) Oracle
15 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (8.79%) Decision-Making
16 8 (8.79%) VBA
16 8 (8.79%) Analytics
16 8 (8.79%) Data Analysis
16 8 (8.79%) JIRA
17 7 (7.69%) QlikView

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) Confluence
3 3 (3.30%) SAS
4 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 32 (35.16%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (4.40%) Acrobat
5 4 (4.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.10%) HFM
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.10%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.10%) SAP CO-OM
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.98%) Power Platform
2 5 (5.49%) Azure
3 4 (4.40%) AWS
3 4 (4.40%) Office 365
4 3 (3.30%) GitHub
5 2 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) LAN
1 4 (4.40%) WAN
2 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.20%) DHCP
2 2 (2.20%) DNS
2 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) VLAN
2 2 (2.20%) VPN
2 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) Power BI
2 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (9.89%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.69%) QlikView
7 4 (4.40%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
10 1 (1.10%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) JIRA
2 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.30%) Gatling
2 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.30%) Selenium
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.20%) RStudio
4 1 (1.10%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Public Sector
3 7 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Local Government
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (43.96%) Analyst
2 14 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Coordinator
5 6 (6.59%) Information Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Power BI Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Workday Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) XML
2 2 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) .NET Core
2 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.20%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.20%) RxJS
3 1 (1.10%) Pandas
3 1 (1.10%) PySpark
3 1 (1.10%) React
3 1 (1.10%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.29%) NHS
3 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) SCADA
5 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) Derivative
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.30%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.58%) Project Management
4 13 (14.29%) ETL
5 10 (10.99%) Visualisation
6 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.79%) Analytics
7 8 (8.79%) Data Analysis
7 8 (8.79%) Decision-Making
8 7 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
8 7 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (7.69%) Migration
8 7 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.59%) Data Management
9 6 (6.59%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.59%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.59%) Time Management
9 6 (6.59%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) VBA
3 6 (6.59%) Python
4 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.20%) C
6 2 (2.20%) C#
6 2 (2.20%) R
6 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.20%) VB
7 1 (1.10%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) ISEB
3 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.20%) APMP
4 2 (2.20%) CCNA
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) ACCA
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.30%) PMO
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) COBIT
2 1 (1.10%) GAAP
2 1 (1.10%) IFRS
2 1 (1.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Tableau
4 4 (4.40%) Adobe
4 4 (4.40%) Google
5 3 (3.30%) Workday
6 2 (2.20%) BT
6 2 (2.20%) Cisco
6 2 (2.20%) Citrix
6 2 (2.20%) Ekahau
6 2 (2.20%) Meraki
6 2 (2.20%) RedGate
6 2 (2.20%) Remedy
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) VMware
7 1 (1.10%) Apple
7 1 (1.10%) BMC
7 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow