Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 61 65
Rank change year-on-year -23 +4 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 131 145 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.68% 3.16% 3.12%
As % of the Applications category 35.69% 43.28% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 88 98
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.08% -3.21% +10.24%
10th Percentile £205 £203 £200
90th Percentile £505 £458 £488
England median daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +4.11% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.97% -13.04% +13.04%
10th Percentile £11.89 £10.50 £13.35
90th Percentile £24.95 £26.15 £23.88
England median hourly rate £17.38 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year -8.70% +8.74% +6.06%

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 367 335 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.52% 7.30% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 209 196
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £340 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -0.29% +6.56%
10th Percentile £175 £146 £175
90th Percentile £488 £483 £488
England median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year +6.87% +0.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 42 56
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.40% -0.22%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.50 £9.81
90th Percentile £21.90 £23.17 £23.88
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.56 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.84% -2.77% +1.59%

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 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +1 99 £388 +13.30% 31
South Yorkshire -16 11 £413 +83.33% 5
North Yorkshire -1 8 £263 -30.00% 6
East Yorkshire -2 3 £288 +33.72% 1
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 51 (38.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
3 40 (30.53%) Finance
4 32 (24.43%) Microsoft Office
5 28 (21.37%) Project Management
5 28 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (20.61%) SharePoint
7 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (16.03%) Windows
10 20 (15.27%) SQL
11 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
11 18 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (12.21%) NHS
12 16 (12.21%) Data Analysis
13 15 (11.45%) JIRA
13 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Project
14 14 (10.69%) Migration
15 13 (9.92%) MS Visio
15 13 (9.92%) Line Management
15 13 (9.92%) Windows 10
15 13 (9.92%) PMO
16 12 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (9.16%) SAP
17 10 (7.63%) Validation
17 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
17 10 (7.63%) ETL
17 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
17 10 (7.63%) DevOps
17 10 (7.63%) Change Control

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 27 (20.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.05%) Confluence
2 4 (3.05%) SAS
3 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.53%) Apache
4 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (38.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 32 (24.43%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (9.92%) MS Visio
5 9 (6.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) SAP R/3
1 6 (4.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.53%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.76%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.76%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Trello
2 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.29%) Office 365
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) DHCP
1 3 (2.29%) DNS
2 2 (1.53%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.76%) Broadband
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) NAS
3 1 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.76%) SAN
3 1 (0.76%) SMTP
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.53%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Power BI
5 1 (0.76%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.76%) Gatling
2 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.76%) Selenium
2 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (30.53%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Retail
3 5 (3.82%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Publishing
3 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.29%) Electronics
4 3 (2.29%) Legal
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
5 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (36.64%) Analyst
2 11 (8.40%) Business Analyst
2 11 (8.40%) Data Analyst
3 9 (6.87%) Consultant
3 9 (6.87%) Coordinator
4 7 (5.34%) SQL Analyst
4 7 (5.34%) Support Officer
5 6 (4.58%) Administrator
5 6 (4.58%) Developer
5 6 (4.58%) Test Coordinator
6 5 (3.82%) Information Analyst
6 5 (3.82%) Relationships Manager
6 5 (3.82%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.05%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (3.05%) Junior
7 4 (3.05%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (3.05%) Report Analyst
7 4 (3.05%) Scrum Master
7 4 (3.05%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (2.29%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) HTML
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
3 1 (0.76%) Pandas
3 1 (0.76%) PySpark
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.21%) NHS
3 9 (6.87%) e-Learning
4 7 (5.34%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) SCADA
8 1 (0.76%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.03%) Windows
2 13 (9.92%) Windows 10
3 6 (4.58%) Unix
4 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.29%) AIX
5 3 (2.29%) Linux
5 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) Project Management
1 28 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (12.21%) Data Analysis
5 14 (10.69%) Migration
6 13 (9.92%) Line Management
7 12 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.63%) Change Control
8 10 (7.63%) DevOps
8 10 (7.63%) ETL
8 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.63%) Validation
9 9 (6.87%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.87%) Change Management
9 9 (6.87%) Scrum
10 8 (6.11%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (6.11%) Service Management
10 8 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.34%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.27%) SQL
2 7 (5.34%) C
2 7 (5.34%) VBA
3 3 (2.29%) Python
4 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.53%) Korn
4 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.76%) C#
5 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.05%) CIPD
4 4 (3.05%) ISEB
5 3 (2.29%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (1.53%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.53%) IIBA
6 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.53%) MCDST
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) PMO
2 9 (6.87%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.58%) QA
4 4 (3.05%) SLA
5 1 (0.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (33.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.16%) SAP
3 7 (5.34%) Oracle
3 7 (5.34%) Tableau
4 5 (3.82%) VMware
5 3 (2.29%) Dell
5 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.53%) Apple
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco
6 2 (1.53%) Sage
6 2 (1.53%) Xerox
7 1 (0.76%) Citrix
7 1 (0.76%) Cognos
7 1 (0.76%) CommVault
7 1 (0.76%) Crimson Hexagon
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) RedGate
7 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.76%) Twitter
7 1 (0.76%) Zoho