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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 96 54 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.71% 4.37% 6.22%
As % of the Applications category 57.83% 51.92% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £430 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £8.98 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £15.00 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
166 104 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.61% 8.41% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 65 47
Average daily rate £325 £300 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.96 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £31.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 27 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 122 (74.85%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.99%) SQL
3 37 (22.70%) Finance
4 33 (20.25%) SQL Server
5 31 (19.02%) MS Office
6 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (14.11%) NHS
8 22 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (12.88%) Windows
10 20 (12.27%) .NET
11 18 (11.04%) Oracle
12 16 (9.82%) MS PowerPoint
12 16 (9.82%) Project Management
13 15 (9.20%) C#
13 15 (9.20%) ITIL
13 15 (9.20%) MS Access
13 15 (9.20%) SharePoint
13 15 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (9.20%) Data Analysis
14 14 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (7.98%) Active Directory
15 13 (7.98%) PRINCE2
16 12 (7.36%) VB
16 12 (7.36%) VBA
16 12 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (6.75%) VMware
17 11 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (6.75%) MS Project
17 11 (6.75%) LAN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.91%) Lync
3 4 (2.45%) SAS
4 3 (1.84%) IIS
4 3 (1.84%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.61%) Jetty
5 1 (0.61%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.61%) nginx
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) Documentum
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (19.02%) MS Office
2 16 (9.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (6.75%) MS Project
4 7 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.61%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.61%) Niku Workbench
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.61%) InDesign
6 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.61%) Unica
2 1 (0.61%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.75%) LAN
1 11 (6.75%) WAN
2 7 (4.29%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.45%) DMZ
4 3 (1.84%) Intranet
4 3 (1.84%) Firewall
4 3 (1.84%) DNS
5 2 (1.23%) Telepresence
5 2 (1.23%) 3G
5 2 (1.23%) 2G
5 2 (1.23%) HSPA
5 2 (1.23%) DHCP
5 2 (1.23%) GPRS
6 1 (0.61%) GSM
6 1 (0.61%) UMTS
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (9.20%) MS Access
3 13 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.45%) QlikView
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.23%) DataStage
9 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.61%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.61%) Big Data
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.84%) Hudson
3 3 (1.84%) JIRA
3 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.61%) Subversion
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (22.70%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) Retail
3 7 (4.29%) Banking
4 3 (1.84%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Publishing
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Billing
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (32.52%) Analyst
2 27 (16.56%) Developer
3 18 (11.04%) Data Analyst
4 13 (7.98%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.91%) Consultant
6 6 (3.68%) Coordinator
6 6 (3.68%) Information Analyst
6 6 (3.68%) MI Analyst
6 6 (3.68%) Software Manager
7 5 (3.07%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (3.07%) Communications Engineer
7 5 (3.07%) Project Officer
7 5 (3.07%) Project Support Officer
7 5 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (3.07%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.07%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (3.07%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.07%) Service Analyst
7 5 (3.07%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.27%) .NET
2 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.07%) COM
3 5 (3.07%) XML
4 4 (2.45%) Middleware
4 4 (2.45%) jQuery
4 4 (2.45%) Backbone.js
4 4 (2.45%) Mustache
4 4 (2.45%) Underscore.js
4 4 (2.45%) SignalR
4 4 (2.45%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.45%) NLog
4 4 (2.45%) Entity Framework
4 4 (2.45%) Ninject
5 3 (1.84%) Web Services
5 3 (1.84%) MDX
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (14.11%) NHS
3 8 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.45%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.23%) iPhone
6 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.61%) Informatics
7 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.61%) Economics
7 1 (0.61%) Statistics
7 1 (0.61%) New Media
7 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.61%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Windows
2 5 (3.07%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.84%) UNIX
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.23%) Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (9.82%) Project Management
3 15 (9.20%) ITIL
3 15 (9.20%) Data Analysis
4 14 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (7.98%) PRINCE2
6 12 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.75%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.29%) Service Management
9 7 (4.29%) ETL
9 7 (4.29%) CRM
9 7 (4.29%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.29%) Analytics
10 6 (3.68%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.68%) Validation
10 6 (3.68%) Release Management
10 6 (3.68%) Data Validation
11 5 (3.07%) Time Management
11 5 (3.07%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.99%) SQL
2 15 (9.20%) C#
3 12 (7.36%) VB
3 12 (7.36%) VBA
4 9 (5.52%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.45%) Java
5 4 (2.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (1.23%) VB6
7 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (6.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.07%) ISEB
4 4 (2.45%) Degree
4 4 (2.45%) MCITP
5 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.23%) MCSE
6 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) SLA
2 5 (3.07%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.61%) vCloud
3 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 122 (74.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.04%) Oracle
3 11 (6.75%) VMware
4 9 (5.52%) IBM
5 5 (3.07%) Cisco
6 4 (2.45%) Perforce
7 3 (1.84%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.84%) SAP
7 3 (1.84%) HP
8 2 (1.23%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.23%) NetApp
8 2 (1.23%) Nokia
8 2 (1.23%) Amdocs
8 2 (1.23%) Computacenter
8 2 (1.23%) Netezza
8 2 (1.23%) Tandberg
9 1 (0.61%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.61%) Actix
9 1 (0.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (0.61%) Google
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