Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 54 62
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 153 159 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.08% 3.58% 3.37%
As % of the Applications category 41.24% 42.18% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 95 115
Yorkshire median daily rate £305 £297 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.69% -12.00% +3.53%
10th Percentile £163 £189 £163
90th Percentile £500 £450 £483
England median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 14
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +20.69% +6.66%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.75 £12.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £23.00 £21.95
England median hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £17.63
% change year-on-year -11.84% +7.80% +10.16%

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 371 377 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.47% 8.48% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 227 224
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £315 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -7.01% +4.23%
10th Percentile £150 £149 £163
90th Percentile £475 £484 £488
England median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 41 53
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £13.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.79% -4.76% +6.66%
10th Percentile £10.08 £9.81 £10.80
90th Percentile £25.99 £22.50 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.06% -5.91% +4.76%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 -8 113 £315 +3.28% 26
South Yorkshire +3 22 £200 -11.11% 6
East Yorkshire +2 6 - - 2
North Yorkshire -7 5 £294 -20.07% 11
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 53 (34.64%) Microsoft
2 51 (33.33%) Finance
3 39 (25.49%) Project Management
4 38 (24.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (18.30%) Microsoft Office
6 27 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 25 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (15.03%) Migration
9 22 (14.38%) SQL
10 21 (13.73%) Windows
10 21 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (13.07%) Degree
12 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
13 15 (9.80%) JIRA
13 15 (9.80%) Data Quality
14 14 (9.15%) Data Analysis
14 14 (9.15%) ETL
14 14 (9.15%) NHS
15 13 (8.50%) Active Directory
15 13 (8.50%) SAP
15 13 (8.50%) PRINCE2
15 13 (8.50%) ERP
15 13 (8.50%) MS Visio
15 13 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (8.50%) Windows 10
15 13 (8.50%) Analytics
16 12 (7.84%) PMO
17 11 (7.19%) Management Information System

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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.61%) Confluence
3 4 (2.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (24.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 28 (18.30%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (8.50%) MS Visio
4 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (5.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.65%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.96%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.31%) BPCS
3 2 (1.31%) Movex
3 2 (1.31%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.31%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.65%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.65%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.65%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.65%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.23%) Trello
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.31%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.31%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.96%) BGP
1 3 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (1.96%) EIGRP
1 3 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (1.96%) Firewall
1 3 (1.96%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (1.31%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.31%) SMS
3 1 (0.65%) DHCP
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.65%) Skype
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.65%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.27%) MS Access
5 4 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.96%) Power BI
6 3 (1.96%) QlikView
6 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.31%) Base SAS
7 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.65%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (9.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.65%) Gatling
3 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.65%) Selenium
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Retail
2 7 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.92%) Publishing
4 5 (3.27%) Banking
5 4 (2.61%) Legal
5 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.61%) Marketing
6 3 (1.96%) Electronics
7 2 (1.31%) Advertising
7 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) Military
8 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (41.18%) Analyst
2 18 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 12 (7.84%) Project Manager
4 9 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 9 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 9 (5.88%) Developer
4 9 (5.88%) Support Officer
5 8 (5.23%) Report Analyst
6 7 (4.58%) Consultant
6 7 (4.58%) Junior
6 7 (4.58%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (3.92%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (3.92%) Service Management Officer
7 6 (3.92%) Test Coordinator
8 5 (3.27%) IT Manager
8 5 (3.27%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Relationships Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Service Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.31%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.65%) HTML
2 1 (0.65%) Pandas
2 1 (0.65%) PySpark
2 1 (0.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.15%) NHS
3 11 (7.19%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.27%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.27%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.61%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.65%) PMI
9 1 (0.65%) SCADA
9 1 (0.65%) Social Media
9 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.73%) Windows
2 13 (8.50%) Windows 10
3 8 (5.23%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.61%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.49%) Project Management
2 23 (15.03%) Migration
3 21 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (9.15%) Data Analysis
4 14 (9.15%) ETL
5 13 (8.50%) Analytics
5 13 (8.50%) ERP
5 13 (8.50%) PRINCE2
5 13 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (6.54%) Service Management
7 9 (5.88%) Line Management
7 9 (5.88%) Logistics
8 8 (5.23%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (5.23%) DevOps
8 8 (5.23%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (4.58%) Data Engineering
9 7 (4.58%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.38%) SQL
2 10 (6.54%) VBA
3 8 (5.23%) C
4 4 (2.61%) VB
5 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.65%) C#
6 1 (0.65%) Java
6 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (13.07%) Degree
2 10 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.96%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.96%) CCNP
5 3 (1.96%) MCDST
5 3 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.31%) CIPD
6 2 (1.31%) ISEB
6 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.31%) PMP
6 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.80%) Data Quality
2 12 (7.84%) PMO
3 11 (7.19%) SLA
4 4 (2.61%) QA
5 2 (1.31%) GAAP
5 2 (1.31%) GDPR
5 2 (1.31%) IFRS
6 1 (0.65%) GxP
6 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.96%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 53 (34.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.50%) SAP
3 10 (6.54%) Tableau
4 6 (3.92%) Cisco
5 3 (1.96%) Apple
5 3 (1.96%) Dell
5 3 (1.96%) F5
5 3 (1.96%) Fortinet
5 3 (1.96%) Informatica
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle
5 3 (1.96%) Remedy
5 3 (1.96%) Xerox
6 2 (1.31%) Embarcadero
6 2 (1.31%) Google
6 2 (1.31%) Sage
6 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.31%) Zoho
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix
7 1 (0.65%) CommVault