Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 66 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 -23 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 139 145 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.04% 3.15% 3.86%
As % of the Applications category 42.51% 38.46% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 99 141
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £348 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.61% +8.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £193 £181 £160
90th Percentile £466 £488 £441
England median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 41
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +27.66%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.35 £9.25
90th Percentile £26.15 £23.88 £21.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.06
% change year-on-year +8.57% +8.95% +3.60%

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 327 377 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.16% 8.19% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 199 284
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £154 £175 £138
90th Percentile £485 £488 £474
England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 59 91
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -0.70% +18.22%
10th Percentile £10.48 £9.81 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.23 £23.80 £20.50
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.59% +5.95%

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 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +10 111 £346 -4.55% 32
South Yorkshire -13 13 £225 -32.84% 7
North Yorkshire -8 7 £306 -4.30% 6
East Yorkshire -4 5 £325 +1.56% 3
Humberside - 1 £259 -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 50 (35.97%) Microsoft
2 49 (35.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 35 (25.18%) Finance
4 31 (22.30%) Microsoft Project
5 29 (20.86%) Microsoft Office
6 23 (16.55%) SQL
7 20 (14.39%) Windows
8 19 (13.67%) SharePoint
8 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (13.67%) PMO
9 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (12.23%) Data Analysis
10 17 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (12.23%) SQL Server
11 15 (10.79%) Active Directory
11 15 (10.79%) Project Management
12 14 (10.07%) SAS
12 14 (10.07%) Programme Management
12 14 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (8.63%) SLA
14 12 (8.63%) Windows 7
14 12 (8.63%) Power BI
15 11 (7.91%) GDPR
15 11 (7.91%) MS Visio
15 11 (7.91%) ETL
15 11 (7.91%) VBA
15 11 (7.91%) Banking
16 10 (7.19%) Data Management
16 10 (7.19%) MS Exchange

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 (13.67%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.07%) SAS
3 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.19%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Confluence
5 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (35.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 31 (22.30%) Microsoft Project
3 29 (20.86%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (7.91%) MS Visio
5 7 (5.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.72%) iTrent
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.44%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (1.44%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.16%) SMS
2 2 (1.44%) Intranet
3 1 (0.72%) LAN
3 1 (0.72%) Skype
3 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (8.63%) Power BI
4 5 (3.60%) MS Access
4 5 (3.60%) QlikView
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.72%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) VersaTest
General
1 35 (25.18%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Banking
3 5 (3.60%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.16%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.44%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (46.76%) Analyst
2 15 (10.79%) Data Analyst
3 12 (8.63%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.19%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.19%) PMO Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) Coordinator
6 8 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.76%) Project Coordinator
7 7 (5.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.04%) Administrator
7 7 (5.04%) Banking Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Developer
7 7 (5.04%) Excel Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Support Officer
9 5 (3.60%) Change Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) GDPR Project Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Project Analyst
9 5 (3.60%) Project Officer
9 5 (3.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) Web Services
2 2 (1.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.44%) NHS
4 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.72%) RIA
5 1 (0.72%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.39%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.23%) Data Analysis
2 17 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (10.79%) Project Management
4 14 (10.07%) Programme Management
5 13 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.91%) ETL
7 10 (7.19%) Data Management
8 9 (6.47%) Analytics
9 8 (5.76%) Change Management
9 8 (5.76%) Dashboard Development
9 8 (5.76%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.04%) ITIL
10 7 (5.04%) Time Management
11 6 (4.32%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.32%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.60%) ITIL V3
12 5 (3.60%) Migration
12 5 (3.60%) Service Management
12 5 (3.60%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.55%) SQL
2 11 (7.91%) VBA
3 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.60%) Degree
2 5 (3.60%) ISEB
3 3 (2.16%) APMP
3 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.44%) CBAP
4 2 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.67%) PMO
2 12 (8.63%) SLA
3 11 (7.91%) GDPR
4 7 (5.04%) QA
5 4 (2.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.44%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 50 (35.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.04%) SAP
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle
4 3 (2.16%) Ariba
4 3 (2.16%) Citrix
4 3 (2.16%) HP
4 3 (2.16%) VMware
5 2 (1.44%) Capita
5 2 (1.44%) Google
5 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.72%) Dell
6 1 (0.72%) Lotus
6 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft