Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 75 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 -20 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 149 119 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.05% 2.87% 3.62%
As % of the Applications category 45.57% 34.29% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 72 132
Yorkshire median daily rate £259 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £154 £200 £151
90th Percentile £425 £460 £450
England median daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +6.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.77 £12.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.16% -20.63% +37.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.77 £12.23
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.50 £21.00
England median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.74% +2.94% +6.38%

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 327 347 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.70% 8.38% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 189 256
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £320 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -0.93% +7.67%
10th Percentile £160 £150 £143
90th Percentile £450 £461 £488
England median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 46 46
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -20.97% +27.84%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.53 £9.75
90th Percentile £33.16 £23.31 £21.63
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.19% -3.03% +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -12 97 £305 -1.61% 32
South Yorkshire -3 23 £200 -42.53% 8
North Yorkshire +6 15 £208 -23.15% 5
East Yorkshire +3 8 £333 - 1
Humberside - 1 £259 -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 (36.91%) Microsoft
2 52 (34.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 46 (30.87%) Finance
4 29 (19.46%) SQL
5 27 (18.12%) Project Management
5 27 (18.12%) Windows
6 26 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (15.44%) SLA
8 20 (13.42%) Active Directory
8 20 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Project
9 19 (12.75%) Data Analysis
9 19 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (11.41%) Analytics
10 17 (11.41%) PMO
10 17 (11.41%) MS Visio
11 16 (10.74%) MS Exchange
11 16 (10.74%) ETL
11 16 (10.74%) SharePoint
11 16 (10.74%) Power BI
12 15 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (10.07%) PRINCE2
12 15 (10.07%) ERP
12 15 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (10.07%) Windows 7
13 14 (9.40%) Spreadsheet
13 14 (9.40%) Degree
13 14 (9.40%) Migration
13 14 (9.40%) Data Quality

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 16 (10.74%) MS Exchange
1 16 (10.74%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.04%) SAS
4 1 (0.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) Jadu
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (34.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 26 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (11.41%) MS Visio
5 14 (9.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.34%) BPCS
2 2 (1.34%) Movex
2 2 (1.34%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.34%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.67%) iTrent
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.67%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Trello
2 2 (1.34%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.34%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (1.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) SMS
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) Skype
2 1 (0.67%) WAN
2 1 (0.67%) WebEx
2 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.74%) Power BI
2 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.37%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (4.03%) MS Access
6 5 (3.36%) QlikView
7 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.67%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.67%) SAS EBI
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) JIRA
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (30.87%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Back Office
3 4 (2.68%) Legal
3 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.34%) German Language
4 2 (1.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (49.66%) Analyst
2 28 (18.79%) Data Analyst
3 15 (10.07%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (7.38%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.71%) Service Analyst
6 9 (6.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.04%) Junior
7 8 (5.37%) Developer
8 6 (4.03%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.36%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Consultant
9 5 (3.36%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.36%) Excel Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Migration Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) NHS Data Analyst
9 5 (3.36%) Programme Planner
9 5 (3.36%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) Middleware
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.72%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.04%) NHS
4 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.34%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.34%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.67%) Derivative
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) RIA
6 1 (0.67%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.12%) Windows
2 15 (10.07%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.01%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.34%) Unix
4 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.12%) Project Management
2 20 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.75%) Data Analysis
4 17 (11.41%) Analytics
5 16 (10.74%) ETL
6 15 (10.07%) ERP
6 15 (10.07%) PRINCE2
6 15 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (9.40%) Migration
8 13 (8.72%) Data Management
9 11 (7.38%) Time Management
10 10 (6.71%) Data Extraction
11 9 (6.04%) Dashboard Development
11 9 (6.04%) Logistics
11 9 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (6.04%) Project Planning
12 8 (5.37%) Data Migration
12 8 (5.37%) Programme Management
12 8 (5.37%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.46%) SQL
2 13 (8.72%) VBA
3 4 (2.68%) VB
4 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.67%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Degree
2 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.01%) APMP
4 3 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.34%) CIPD
5 2 (1.34%) ISEB
5 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CBAP
6 1 (0.67%) CCAB
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.67%) MCSE
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.44%) SLA
2 17 (11.41%) PMO
3 14 (9.40%) Data Quality
4 10 (6.71%) GDPR
5 1 (0.67%) PSD2
5 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (36.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.72%) SAP
3 9 (6.04%) Oracle
4 3 (2.01%) Ariba
4 3 (2.01%) Capita
4 3 (2.01%) Cognos
4 3 (2.01%) Informatica
4 3 (2.01%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.34%) Embarcadero
5 2 (1.34%) Google
5 2 (1.34%) IBM
5 2 (1.34%) Remedy
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix
6 1 (0.67%) Sage
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.67%) Tableau
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) Zoho