The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 110 85 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.49% 8.42% 8.30%
As % of the Applications category 52.13% 61.15% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 58 36
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £125 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.55 £12.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.89% -73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
211 139 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.46% 13.76% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 94 54
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.55 £11.56 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -66.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £7.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £84.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Leeds region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Leeds region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 139 (68.47%) Microsoft
2 51 (25.12%) SQL
3 41 (20.20%) Windows
4 39 (19.21%) SQL Server
5 35 (17.24%) MS Office
6 31 (15.27%) Data Analysis
7 30 (14.78%) Finance
8 25 (12.32%) MS PowerPoint
9 24 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (10.84%) VMware
10 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
11 21 (10.34%) MS Access
12 18 (8.87%) ITIL
12 18 (8.87%) .NET
13 17 (8.37%) MS Project
13 17 (8.37%) Project Management
14 16 (7.88%) Time Management
14 16 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (7.39%) Validation
15 15 (7.39%) T-SQL
15 15 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (6.90%) SharePoint
16 14 (6.90%) Data Validation
16 14 (6.90%) Supplier Management
17 13 (6.40%) WAN
17 13 (6.40%) VB
17 13 (6.40%) NHS
18 12 (5.91%) LAN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.42%) Lync
3 7 (3.45%) SAS
3 7 (3.45%) IIS
4 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.99%) Apache
6 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.99%) Jetty
6 2 (0.99%) nginx
6 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (17.24%) MS Office
2 25 (12.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (8.37%) MS Project
4 12 (5.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.99%) SPSS
5 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.49%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.49%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.99%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) WAN
2 12 (5.91%) LAN
3 9 (4.43%) Firewall
4 8 (3.94%) Unified Communications
5 7 (3.45%) DNS
6 6 (2.96%) DMZ
7 4 (1.97%) DHCP
8 3 (1.48%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.99%) FTP
9 2 (0.99%) HTTP
9 2 (0.99%) IPsec
9 2 (0.99%) Telepresence
10 1 (0.49%) 2G
10 1 (0.49%) HSPA
10 1 (0.49%) 4G
10 1 (0.49%) SNMP
10 1 (0.49%) VPN
10 1 (0.49%) GPRS
10 1 (0.49%) Intranet
10 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.34%) MS Access
3 11 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.97%) MySQL
6 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.99%) DataStage
8 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.49%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.97%) Subversion
4 3 (1.48%) Selenium
5 2 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.99%) eggPlant
5 2 (0.99%) MSTest
6 1 (0.49%) Appium
6 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 30 (14.78%) Finance
2 4 (1.97%) Retail
3 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.99%) Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Billing
5 1 (0.49%) Local Government
5 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (35.47%) Analyst
2 24 (11.82%) Data Analyst
3 23 (11.33%) Business Analyst
4 20 (9.85%) Developer
5 17 (8.37%) Consultant
6 10 (4.93%) Deployment Analyst
7 9 (4.43%) Service Analyst
7 9 (4.43%) Administrator
7 9 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (3.45%) Architect
9 6 (2.96%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (2.96%) Coordinator
9 6 (2.96%) Process Consultant
9 6 (2.96%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (2.96%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (2.96%) Communications Engineer
10 5 (2.46%) Project Officer
10 5 (2.46%) Project Support Officer
10 5 (2.46%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.87%) .NET
2 8 (3.94%) XML
3 4 (1.97%) XSLT
3 4 (1.97%) jQuery
3 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (1.48%) NLog
4 3 (1.48%) MDX
4 3 (1.48%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.48%) Ninject
4 3 (1.48%) Backbone.js
4 3 (1.48%) Mustache
4 3 (1.48%) Underscore.js
4 3 (1.48%) SignalR
4 3 (1.48%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.48%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.48%) COM
5 2 (0.99%) Servlets
5 2 (0.99%) J2EE
6 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.40%) NHS
3 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.96%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.97%) CMDB
6 4 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.97%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.48%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.48%) iPhone
8 2 (0.99%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.99%) GIS
9 1 (0.49%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.49%) New Media
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.20%) Windows
2 10 (4.93%) Linux
3 9 (4.43%) UNIX
3 9 (4.43%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.97%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.97%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.97%) Solaris
7 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.48%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.49%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.27%) Data Analysis
2 18 (8.87%) ITIL
3 17 (8.37%) Project Management
4 16 (7.88%) Time Management
5 15 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (7.39%) Validation
5 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 14 (6.90%) Data Validation
7 11 (5.42%) PRINCE2
7 11 (5.42%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.93%) Service Management
8 10 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.94%) Migration
9 8 (3.94%) ETL
9 8 (3.94%) CRM
9 8 (3.94%) Six Sigma
9 8 (3.94%) Data Modelling
9 8 (3.94%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.12%) SQL
2 15 (7.39%) T-SQL
3 13 (6.40%) VB
4 11 (5.42%) C#
4 11 (5.42%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.96%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.46%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.97%) VBA
7 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.99%) Java
8 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.99%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (0.99%) VB6
8 2 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.45%) MCSE
2 7 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 6 (2.96%) MCITP
4 4 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.97%) Degree
5 2 (0.99%) CCNP
5 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCP
6 1 (0.49%) ISEB
6 1 (0.49%) CIPD
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) HL7
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.97%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.97%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.48%) vSphere
4 3 (1.48%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.99%) vCloud
5 2 (0.99%) Xen
6 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) SCCM
2 2 (0.99%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.49%) SCOM
3 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 139 (68.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.84%) VMware
3 8 (3.94%) Cisco
4 7 (3.45%) Oracle
4 7 (3.45%) Computacenter
5 4 (1.97%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.97%) HP
5 4 (1.97%) Citrix
6 3 (1.48%) NetApp
6 3 (1.48%) Nokia
6 3 (1.48%) SAP
6 3 (1.48%) Tableau
6 3 (1.48%) Google
7 2 (0.99%) Netezza
7 2 (0.99%) Tandberg
7 2 (0.99%) Intel
8 1 (0.49%) EMC
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe
8 1 (0.49%) Sage
8 1 (0.49%) Quark
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