Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 61 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 161 141 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.21% 3.36% 3.30%
As % of the Applications category 46.67% 38.32% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 77 128
Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £297 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% -12.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £157 £198 £157
90th Percentile £488 £413 £450
England median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 14
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +24.14% +16.00%
10th Percentile £9.90 £10.77 £12.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £22.25 £17.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +16.67%

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 345 368 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.87% 8.78% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 205 253
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £310 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -9.36% +7.29%
10th Percentile £154 £138 £144
90th Percentile £475 £445 £475
England median daily rate £375 £363 £342
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.99% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 30 47
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -17.24% +11.54%
10th Percentile £9.71 £9.25 £10.65
90th Percentile £30.03 £20.25 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.34 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.98% -0.97% +10.00%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 -8 110 £350 +16.67% 27
South Yorkshire +4 22 £172 -37.45% 9
North Yorkshire -2 14 £210 -2.33% 9
East Yorkshire +2 7 - - 3
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 55 (34.16%) Microsoft
2 53 (32.92%) Finance
3 45 (27.95%) Project Management
4 44 (27.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
6 26 (16.15%) SQL
6 26 (16.15%) Windows
7 25 (15.53%) SharePoint
7 25 (15.53%) Migration
8 24 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (14.29%) MS Visio
10 21 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (13.04%) Degree
10 21 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (11.80%) PMO
12 18 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (10.56%) ERP
13 17 (10.56%) Data Quality
14 16 (9.94%) Analytics
15 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
15 15 (9.32%) SQL Server
15 15 (9.32%) Data Analysis
16 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
16 14 (8.70%) NHS
17 13 (8.07%) JIRA
17 13 (8.07%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (7.45%) Management Information System
18 12 (7.45%) SAP
18 12 (7.45%) ETL

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 25 (15.53%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.97%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.86%) Confluence
5 2 (1.24%) SAS
5 2 (1.24%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) Jadu
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (27.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 28 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (6.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.62%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.86%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.24%) BPCS
2 2 (1.24%) Movex
2 2 (1.24%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.24%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.24%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.62%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.62%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Trello
2 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.24%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.62%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) Firewall
1 4 (2.48%) SMS
2 3 (1.86%) BGP
2 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.86%) EIGRP
2 3 (1.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (1.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (1.86%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) Intranet
3 1 (0.62%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.62%) Skype
3 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.62%) VPN
3 1 (0.62%) WAN
3 1 (0.62%) WebEx
3 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.59%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.97%) MS Access
4 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.73%) Power BI
6 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.48%) QlikView
8 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.62%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 13 (8.07%) JIRA
2 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.62%) Gatling
3 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.62%) Selenium
3 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 53 (32.92%) Finance
2 7 (4.35%) Banking
3 6 (3.73%) Legal
3 6 (3.73%) Publishing
4 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.48%) Marketing
6 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.24%) Advertising
7 2 (1.24%) Back Office
7 2 (1.24%) German Language
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Military
8 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (44.72%) Analyst
2 23 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 17 (10.56%) Business Analyst
4 14 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.45%) Developer
6 11 (6.83%) Coordinator
7 9 (5.59%) Junior
8 8 (4.97%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Programme Planner
9 6 (3.73%) Test Coordinator
10 5 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.11%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.11%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (3.11%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (3.11%) Relationships Manager
10 5 (3.11%) Report Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) Web Services
2 1 (0.62%) Middleware
2 1 (0.62%) Pandas
2 1 (0.62%) PySpark
2 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.70%) NHS
3 12 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.11%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.86%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.86%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.62%) Derivative
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.62%) PMI
8 1 (0.62%) SCADA
8 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.15%) Windows
2 11 (6.83%) Windows 10
3 10 (6.21%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.48%) Unix
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.95%) Project Management
2 25 (15.53%) Migration
3 24 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 18 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (10.56%) ERP
7 16 (9.94%) Analytics
8 15 (9.32%) Data Analysis
9 13 (8.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (7.45%) ETL
11 11 (6.83%) Data Extraction
12 10 (6.21%) Logistics
12 10 (6.21%) Project Planning
13 9 (5.59%) Change Control
13 9 (5.59%) Data Migration
13 9 (5.59%) Test Scripting
14 8 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (4.97%) Customer Requirements
14 8 (4.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.15%) SQL
2 9 (5.59%) VBA
3 6 (3.73%) VB
4 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.62%) C
5 1 (0.62%) C#
5 1 (0.62%) Java
5 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (13.04%) Degree
2 7 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.86%) CCNP
5 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.24%) CIPD
6 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.24%) PMP
7 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.62%) CCAB
7 1 (0.62%) CCNA
7 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.62%) MCDST
7 1 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) PMO
2 17 (10.56%) Data Quality
3 12 (7.45%) SLA
4 8 (4.97%) GDPR
5 2 (1.24%) GAAP
5 2 (1.24%) IFRS
5 2 (1.24%) QA
6 1 (0.62%) GxP
6 1 (0.62%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (9.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.86%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (34.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.45%) SAP
3 10 (6.21%) Tableau
4 8 (4.97%) Oracle
5 5 (3.11%) Cisco
6 3 (1.86%) F5
6 3 (1.86%) Fortinet
6 3 (1.86%) Informatica
6 3 (1.86%) Remedy
6 3 (1.86%) Sage
7 2 (1.24%) Citrix
7 2 (1.24%) Embarcadero
7 2 (1.24%) IBM
7 2 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.24%) VMware
7 2 (1.24%) Zoho
8 1 (0.62%) Adobe
8 1 (0.62%) Apple
8 1 (0.62%) Dell
8 1 (0.62%) Google