Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 63 55
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 157 183 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.54% 3.36% 3.68%
As % of the Applications category 41.98% 42.76% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 116 156
Yorkshire median daily rate £296 £338 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +3.53% +1.88%
10th Percentile £188 £163 £200
90th Percentile £450 £481 £438
England median daily rate £370 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +5.71% -4.11% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 39
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +6.66% +7.73%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.05 £8.90
90th Percentile £23.00 £21.95 £19.05
England median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% -

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 374 428 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.44% 7.85% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 226 328
Yorkshire median daily rate £320 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.54% +4.23% -
10th Percentile £151 £163 £139
90th Percentile £487 £488 £450
England median daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.41% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 53 86
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.81 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +6.66% +14.48%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.80 £8.98
90th Percentile £22.50 £23.75 £20.38
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.29 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.85% +5.10% +3.33%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +17 119 £303 -6.92% 24
South Yorkshire -20 15 £225 -33.82% 5
North Yorkshire +5 12 £368 +110.00% 4
East Yorkshire -4 6 £240 - 1
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 60 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 55 (35.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 43 (27.39%) Finance
4 40 (25.48%) Microsoft Project
5 34 (21.66%) Microsoft Office
6 29 (18.47%) MS Visio
7 27 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (14.01%) SharePoint
8 22 (14.01%) SQL
9 21 (13.38%) Windows
10 19 (12.10%) Data Centre
10 19 (12.10%) PMO
11 18 (11.46%) Migration
12 17 (10.83%) Banking
13 16 (10.19%) Project Management
14 13 (8.28%) Cisco
15 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
15 12 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (7.01%) PRINCE2
17 10 (6.37%) SAS
17 10 (6.37%) Active Directory
17 10 (6.37%) Windows 7
18 9 (5.73%) SAP
18 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
18 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
19 8 (5.10%) Programme Management
19 8 (5.10%) SLA
19 8 (5.10%) Waterfall
19 8 (5.10%) Coaching

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 22 (14.01%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.37%) SAS
3 7 (4.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.64%) Confluence
6 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 55 (35.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 40 (25.48%) Microsoft Project
3 34 (21.66%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (18.47%) MS Visio
5 7 (4.46%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (2.55%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.27%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.64%) SPSS
8 1 (0.64%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) BGP
1 6 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (3.82%) EIGRP
1 6 (3.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (3.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (3.82%) Firewall
1 6 (3.82%) LAN
1 6 (3.82%) VPN
1 6 (3.82%) WAN
2 4 (2.55%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (2.55%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) Intranet
3 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.27%) SMS
3 2 (1.27%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (1.27%) WebEx
4 1 (0.64%) NAS
4 1 (0.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.46%) MS Access
2 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.18%) Base SAS
4 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (2.55%) GIS
6 3 (1.91%) Power BI
6 3 (1.91%) QlikView
7 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.64%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.64%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) ProC
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (27.39%) Finance
2 17 (10.83%) Banking
3 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.55%) Electronics
4 4 (2.55%) Marketing
4 4 (2.55%) Retail
5 3 (1.91%) Back Office
5 3 (1.91%) Billing
5 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.91%) Military
6 2 (1.27%) Publishing
6 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (36.31%) Analyst
2 14 (8.92%) Project Manager
3 12 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (7.64%) Business Analyst
3 12 (7.64%) Data Analyst
4 9 (5.73%) Coordinator
4 9 (5.73%) Developer
4 9 (5.73%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (5.73%) Project Coordinator
5 8 (5.10%) Administrator
5 8 (5.10%) Support Officer
6 6 (3.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (3.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (3.82%) Project Officer
6 6 (3.82%) SAS Analyst
6 6 (3.82%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (3.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (3.18%) Project Support Officer
7 5 (3.18%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) XML
2 1 (0.64%) HTML
2 1 (0.64%) MDX
2 1 (0.64%) SGML
2 1 (0.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.10%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.73%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.82%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.55%) BYOD
5 4 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.91%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.91%) NHS
6 3 (1.91%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.27%) PDA
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.38%) Windows
2 10 (6.37%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.55%) Android
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.64%) Unix
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.46%) Migration
2 16 (10.19%) Project Management
3 12 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.01%) PRINCE2
4 11 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.10%) Coaching
5 8 (5.10%) Programme Management
5 8 (5.10%) Waterfall
6 7 (4.46%) Data Analysis
7 6 (3.82%) Analytics
7 6 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.82%) Time Management
8 5 (3.18%) Business Analysis
8 5 (3.18%) Business Process Modelling
8 5 (3.18%) Change Management
8 5 (3.18%) CRM
8 5 (3.18%) Data Protection
8 5 (3.18%) Document Management
8 5 (3.18%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.18%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.01%) SQL
2 3 (1.91%) C
2 3 (1.91%) VBA
3 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (0.64%) PROC SQL
4 1 (0.64%) SAS Macro
4 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.82%) CCNP
1 6 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (3.82%) Degree
1 6 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (2.55%) HND
3 3 (1.91%) A+ Certification
3 3 (1.91%) MCDST
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB
4 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) APMP
5 1 (0.64%) CBAP
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.64%) PMP
5 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.10%) PMO
2 8 (5.10%) SLA
3 7 (4.46%) GDPR
4 5 (3.18%) QA
5 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.82%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.27%) DameWare
Vendors
1 60 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.28%) Cisco
3 9 (5.73%) SAP
4 6 (3.82%) F5
4 6 (3.82%) Fortinet
5 4 (2.55%) HP
5 4 (2.55%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.91%) Xerox
7 2 (1.27%) Adobe
7 2 (1.27%) Bomgar
7 2 (1.27%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle
7 2 (1.27%) Remedy
8 1 (0.64%) Ariba
8 1 (0.64%) Dell
8 1 (0.64%) Informatica
8 1 (0.64%) Lotus
8 1 (0.64%) Progress
8 1 (0.64%) Veritas