Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 67 66
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 143 160 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.54% 3.18% 3.37%
As % of the Applications category 43.73% 46.38% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 89 76
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £288 £292
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -1.45% -14.04%
10th Percentile £200 £154 £198
90th Percentile £475 £488 £413
England median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 12
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +11.11% +24.14%
10th Percentile £13.90 £9.90 £10.77
90th Percentile £40.50 £35.00 £22.25
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -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 327 345 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.09% 6.87% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 186 205
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.90% -9.36%
10th Percentile £131 £153 £138
90th Percentile £514 £475 £445
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.30 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +22.40% -13.79%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £25.73 £30.00 £20.50
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 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
West Yorkshire +26 106 £350 - 32
South Yorkshire -14 21 £325 +90.06% 15
North Yorkshire 0 8 £340 +61.90% 3
East Yorkshire -2 4 £275 - 1
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 64 (44.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 59 (41.26%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 40 (27.97%) Finance
5 37 (25.87%) SQL
6 30 (20.98%) Oracle
7 27 (18.88%) Project Management
7 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (17.48%) Migration
9 24 (16.78%) MS Visio
10 23 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 22 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (13.99%) Analytics
13 19 (13.29%) Visualisation
13 19 (13.29%) ERP
13 19 (13.29%) SharePoint
14 18 (12.59%) Data Analysis
14 18 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (11.89%) SAP
16 16 (11.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (11.19%) Public Sector
17 15 (10.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (10.49%) PRINCE2
17 15 (10.49%) Change Management
18 14 (9.79%) Data Modelling
18 14 (9.79%) Degree
18 14 (9.79%) Data Visualisation
19 13 (9.09%) Data Migration

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 19 (13.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.59%) Confluence
3 7 (4.90%) SAS
4 6 (4.20%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.50%) CMS
6 3 (2.10%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.40%) IIS
7 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 64 (44.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 59 (41.26%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (16.78%) MS Visio
4 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.10%) SPSS
5 3 (2.10%) Stata
6 2 (1.40%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Oracle CRM
1 7 (4.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (4.20%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.80%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.80%) SAP BPC
4 4 (2.80%) WebTrends
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (2.10%) SAP R/3
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) Power Platform
2 4 (2.80%) Office 365
3 3 (2.10%) Azure
3 3 (2.10%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.40%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.70%) AWS
5 1 (0.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) Internet
2 6 (4.20%) Skype
2 6 (4.20%) WebEx
3 3 (2.10%) Firewall
3 3 (2.10%) LAN
3 3 (2.10%) WAN
4 2 (1.40%) DHCP
4 2 (1.40%) DNS
4 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.40%) VLAN
4 2 (1.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) 2G
5 1 (0.70%) 3G
5 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.70%) GPRS
5 1 (0.70%) GSM
5 1 (0.70%) HTTP
5 1 (0.70%) OSPF
5 1 (0.70%) SSH
5 1 (0.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.29%) Power BI
3 9 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.59%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (5.59%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.50%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.80%) MS Access
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.10%) PowerPivot
9 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.70%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.70%) RStudio
3 1 (0.70%) Toad
General
1 40 (27.97%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Public Sector
3 10 (6.99%) Retail
4 9 (6.29%) Banking
5 8 (5.59%) Legal
6 5 (3.50%) Marketing
7 4 (2.80%) French Language
7 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.70%) Back Office
9 1 (0.70%) Billing
9 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (41.26%) Analyst
2 14 (9.79%) Business Analyst
2 14 (9.79%) Coordinator
2 14 (9.79%) Data Analyst
2 14 (9.79%) Developer
3 11 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 8 (5.59%) Administrator
4 8 (5.59%) Digital Analyst
5 7 (4.90%) Consultant
5 7 (4.90%) ERP Manager
6 6 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (3.50%) ERP Project Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (3.50%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (3.50%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (3.50%) Portfolio Analyst
7 5 (3.50%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (3.50%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) XML
2 2 (1.40%) .NET
2 2 (1.40%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.40%) Gherkin
2 2 (1.40%) XSLT
3 1 (0.70%) HTML
3 1 (0.70%) JSON
3 1 (0.70%) MDX
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.70%) RESTful
3 1 (0.70%) SOAP
3 1 (0.70%) WSH
3 1 (0.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.59%) NHS
2 8 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.80%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.80%) e-Learning
3 4 (2.80%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.10%) User Experience
5 2 (1.40%) Pricing Data
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.09%) Windows
2 7 (4.90%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Unix
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (18.88%) Project Management
2 25 (17.48%) Migration
3 23 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (13.99%) Analytics
5 19 (13.29%) ERP
5 19 (13.29%) Visualisation
6 18 (12.59%) Data Analysis
6 18 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (11.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (10.49%) Change Management
8 15 (10.49%) PRINCE2
9 14 (9.79%) Data Modelling
9 14 (9.79%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 13 (9.09%) Project Governance
10 13 (9.09%) Validation
11 12 (8.39%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.87%) SQL
2 9 (6.29%) VBA
3 7 (4.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.10%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.40%) C#
5 2 (1.40%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) R
6 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (9.79%) Degree
2 7 (4.90%) PMI Certification
2 7 (4.90%) PMP
3 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.50%) ISEB
5 4 (2.80%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (2.10%) CCNA
6 3 (2.10%) CIPD
6 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.10%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) CBAP
7 1 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.70%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) PMO
2 10 (6.99%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.50%) QA
4 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.70%) GDPR
5 1 (0.70%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) vSphere
2 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.70%) Netcool
1 1 (0.70%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 52 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.98%) Oracle
3 17 (11.89%) SAP
4 12 (8.39%) Tableau
5 10 (6.99%) Google
6 7 (4.90%) Adobe
7 6 (4.20%) IFS
7 6 (4.20%) Infor
8 5 (3.50%) Alteryx
9 4 (2.80%) Cisco
9 4 (2.80%) JD Edwards
10 3 (2.10%) Citrix
10 3 (2.10%) IDERA
11 2 (1.40%) Asigra
11 2 (1.40%) Remedy
11 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.40%) Veeam
12 1 (0.70%) Mapinfo
12 1 (0.70%) Sage
12 1 (0.70%) Veritas