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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 74 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.01% 6.15% 6.60%
As % of the Applications category 56.06% 48.78% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £128 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £375 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £11.50 £10.55 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £9.10 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £12.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
MS Excel
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
132 123 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.71% 12.60% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 59
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £135 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £427 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Average hourly rate £11.63 £12.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.10 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £16.00 £84.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 94 (58.02%) Microsoft
2 61 (37.65%) MS Office
3 35 (21.60%) Finance
4 34 (20.99%) Windows
5 27 (16.67%) Oracle
6 25 (15.43%) SQL Server
7 23 (14.20%) Active Directory
7 23 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (13.58%) SQL
8 22 (13.58%) MS PowerPoint
9 21 (12.96%) ITIL
10 20 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (10.49%) Project Management
11 17 (10.49%) Oracle BPM
12 16 (9.88%) Windows 7
12 16 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (9.88%) Web Services
12 16 (9.88%) PRINCE2
13 15 (9.26%) MS Visio
13 15 (9.26%) Service Management
14 14 (8.64%) Configuration Management
14 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (8.02%) VMware
15 13 (8.02%) Perforce
15 13 (8.02%) Banking
15 13 (8.02%) Retail
15 13 (8.02%) Middleware
15 13 (8.02%) Oracle Forms
15 13 (8.02%) SharePoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (1.85%) CMS
5 2 (1.23%) IIS
5 2 (1.23%) SAS
5 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.23%) Lync
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 61 (37.65%) MS Office
2 22 (13.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (9.26%) MS Visio
4 12 (7.41%) MS Project
5 6 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.23%) Niku Workbench
6 2 (1.23%) SPSS
6 2 (1.23%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.62%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) Intranet
2 4 (2.47%) LAN
2 4 (2.47%) WAN
3 3 (1.85%) SAN
3 3 (1.85%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) DHCP
4 2 (1.23%) VPN
4 2 (1.23%) DNS
4 2 (1.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.62%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.62%) HSPA
5 1 (0.62%) LTE
5 1 (0.62%) RNC
5 1 (0.62%) 2G
5 1 (0.62%) DMZ
5 1 (0.62%) DSL
5 1 (0.62%) 3G
5 1 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.17%) QlikView
5 7 (4.32%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.09%) MS Access
8 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.62%) Big Data
10 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.62%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Oracle Forms
1 13 (8.02%) Hudson
2 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.62%) JIRA
3 1 (0.62%) Subversion
3 1 (0.62%) MSI
3 1 (0.62%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.62%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
General
1 35 (21.60%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Banking
2 13 (8.02%) Retail
3 6 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) Advertising
5 1 (0.62%) Publishing
5 1 (0.62%) Back Office
5 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (33.33%) Analyst
2 23 (14.20%) Developer
3 12 (7.41%) Service Analyst
3 12 (7.41%) Configuration Manager
3 12 (7.41%) Administrator
3 12 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (6.79%) Software Manager
4 11 (6.79%) PMO Analyst
4 11 (6.79%) Architect
5 8 (4.94%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (4.94%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (4.32%) Software Configuration Manager
6 7 (4.32%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (4.32%) Project Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Release Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 5 (3.09%) Designer
8 5 (3.09%) SQL Developer
8 5 (3.09%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.88%) Web Services
2 13 (8.02%) Middleware
3 11 (6.79%) .NET
3 11 (6.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (3.09%) XML
4 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.47%) HTML
6 3 (1.85%) jQuery
6 3 (1.85%) WCF
6 3 (1.85%) CSS
7 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.23%) JSON
7 2 (1.23%) HTML5
7 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.23%) Underscore.js
7 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.23%) CSS3
7 2 (1.23%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (0.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.47%) NHS
2 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.23%) FMCG
5 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.62%) Open Source
5 1 (0.62%) iPad
5 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.62%) PDA
5 1 (0.62%) Statistics
5 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.62%) Online Games
5 1 (0.62%) Replication
5 1 (0.62%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.99%) Windows
2 16 (9.88%) Windows 7
3 13 (8.02%) UNIX
4 8 (4.94%) Linux
5 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.96%) ITIL
2 20 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (10.49%) Project Management
4 16 (9.88%) PRINCE2
5 15 (9.26%) Service Management
6 14 (8.64%) Configuration Management
7 12 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 11 (6.79%) Data Modelling
9 10 (6.17%) Release Management
9 10 (6.17%) BPEL
10 9 (5.56%) ETL
11 8 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.94%) Data Protection
12 7 (4.32%) Transition Management
12 7 (4.32%) Software Deployment
13 6 (3.70%) CRM
13 6 (3.70%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.70%) Asset Management
13 6 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.58%) SQL
2 6 (3.70%) C#
3 5 (3.09%) VBA
4 4 (2.47%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.47%) Java
4 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.23%) C
7 1 (0.62%) Erlang
7 1 (0.62%) XAML
7 1 (0.62%) Python
7 1 (0.62%) C++
7 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.62%) VBScript
7 1 (0.62%) VB
7 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (5.56%) Degree
2 7 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.23%) PMP
5 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.62%) APMP
6 1 (0.62%) MCITP
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.62%) MCSE
6 1 (0.62%) CCNA
6 1 (0.62%) CCDA
6 1 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.70%) SLA
2 5 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 23 (14.20%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.47%) vSphere
4 2 (1.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) Puppet
1 8 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.62%) SCOM
3 1 (0.62%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 94 (58.02%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.67%) Oracle
3 13 (8.02%) VMware
3 13 (8.02%) Perforce
4 7 (4.32%) IBM
5 5 (3.09%) ServiceNow
5 5 (3.09%) HP
6 4 (2.47%) Cisco
6 4 (2.47%) Citrix
7 2 (1.23%) Niku
7 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.23%) NetApp
7 2 (1.23%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.62%) Actix
8 1 (0.62%) Kofax
8 1 (0.62%) Apple
8 1 (0.62%) Sage
8 1 (0.62%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.62%) BMC
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