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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 89 78 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.62% 8.40% 8.08%
As % of the Applications category 61.81% 65.00% 53.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 44
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £233 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £45.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% +205.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.58 £13.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.44 £45.00 £18.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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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
144 120 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.95% 12.92% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 54 86
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 14
Average hourly rate £11.56 £34.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.24% +136.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £12.75 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.70 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 84 (58.74%) Microsoft
2 45 (31.47%) Windows
3 42 (29.37%) MS Office
4 30 (20.98%) Active Directory
5 26 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 24 (16.78%) Finance
7 23 (16.08%) VMware
7 23 (16.08%) Windows 7
8 22 (15.38%) Oracle
9 20 (13.99%) ITIL
10 19 (13.29%) SQL
10 19 (13.29%) Service Management
10 19 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (11.19%) Project Management
12 15 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (9.79%) Banking
13 14 (9.79%) Linux
14 13 (9.09%) .NET
14 13 (9.09%) MS Visio
15 12 (8.39%) C#
15 12 (8.39%) MS Project
15 12 (8.39%) Web Services
15 12 (8.39%) MS PowerPoint
15 12 (8.39%) Data Protection
15 12 (8.39%) Puppet
15 12 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (7.69%) Migration
16 11 (7.69%) MS Exchange
16 11 (7.69%) SharePoint
17 10 (6.99%) UNIX

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 11 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.90%) Lync
3 6 (4.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.50%) CMS
5 4 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.40%) IIS
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.70%) SAS
8 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 42 (29.37%) MS Office
2 13 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 12 (8.39%) MS Project
3 12 (8.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.59%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (3.50%) InfoPath
6 3 (2.10%) SPSS
7 1 (0.70%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) VPN
1 6 (4.20%) SAN
2 5 (3.50%) Firewall
2 5 (3.50%) IPsec
2 5 (3.50%) Wireless
2 5 (3.50%) MPLS
2 5 (3.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.80%) DNS
3 4 (2.80%) LAN
3 4 (2.80%) WAN
3 4 (2.80%) DHCP
4 3 (2.10%) Internet
5 2 (1.40%) SSL
5 2 (1.40%) FTP
5 2 (1.40%) Intranet
5 2 (1.40%) NAS
5 2 (1.40%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.70%) DSL
6 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.20%) MySQL
3 6 (4.20%) MS Access
3 6 (4.20%) QlikView
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.40%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.70%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.20%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (4.20%) Hudson
3 4 (2.80%) AdminStudio
4 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.40%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.70%) JIRA
6 1 (0.70%) Subversion
6 1 (0.70%) MSI
6 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 14 (9.79%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Retail
4 4 (2.80%) Back Office
4 4 (2.80%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.10%) Marketing
6 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.40%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (34.97%) Analyst
2 14 (9.79%) Service Desk Analyst
2 14 (9.79%) Service Analyst
2 14 (9.79%) Architect
3 12 (8.39%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (7.69%) Developer
5 8 (5.59%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (4.90%) Software Manager
6 7 (4.90%) Administrator
7 6 (4.20%) Configuration Manager
7 6 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.50%) Software Configuration Manager
8 5 (3.50%) MI Analyst
8 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.50%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.80%) Project Administrator
9 4 (2.80%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.80%) Information Analyst
10 3 (2.10%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (2.10%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.09%) .NET
2 12 (8.39%) Web Services
3 7 (4.90%) .NET Framework
3 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.20%) Middleware
5 5 (3.50%) XMPP
5 5 (3.50%) HTML
6 4 (2.80%) CSS
6 4 (2.80%) Ajax
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.10%) WCF
7 3 (2.10%) XML
8 2 (1.40%) jQuery
8 2 (1.40%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.70%) WF
9 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.80%) Statistics
3 3 (2.10%) NHS
4 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.40%) Clustering
4 2 (1.40%) Online Games
4 2 (1.40%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) Open Source
5 1 (0.70%) Replication
5 1 (0.70%) IVR
5 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.47%) Windows
2 23 (16.08%) Windows 7
3 14 (9.79%) Linux
4 10 (6.99%) UNIX
5 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.99%) ITIL
2 19 (13.29%) Service Management
3 16 (11.19%) Project Management
4 15 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (8.39%) Data Protection
6 11 (7.69%) Migration
7 9 (6.29%) Change Management
8 8 (5.59%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.59%) Project Planning
9 7 (4.90%) Analytics
9 7 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.90%) Data Management
9 7 (4.90%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.20%) ERP
10 6 (4.20%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.20%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.20%) BPEL
10 6 (4.20%) Automation Testing
11 5 (3.50%) ITIL V3
11 5 (3.50%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.29%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) C#
3 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.80%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.10%) Erlang
6 2 (1.40%) VBA
6 2 (1.40%) VB
6 2 (1.40%) Java
6 2 (1.40%) C++
6 2 (1.40%) Perl
6 2 (1.40%) Ruby
7 1 (0.70%) Python
7 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.70%) VBScript
7 1 (0.70%) Delphi
7 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.99%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.50%) MCSE
4 4 (2.80%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.10%) PMP
6 2 (1.40%) MCITP
6 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) MCSA
7 1 (0.70%) CCNA
7 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) QA
2 5 (3.50%) SLA
3 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (20.98%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.99%) vSphere
4 6 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.50%) Xen
6 3 (2.10%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) Puppet
1 12 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.29%) SCCM
3 6 (4.20%) SCOM
4 5 (3.50%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.70%) Cacti
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.70%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 84 (58.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.08%) VMware
3 22 (15.38%) Oracle
4 8 (5.59%) Cisco
4 8 (5.59%) HP
5 6 (4.20%) IBM
5 6 (4.20%) Citrix
5 6 (4.20%) NetApp
5 6 (4.20%) Perforce
6 5 (3.50%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.50%) EMC
7 2 (1.40%) SAP
7 2 (1.40%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.40%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.40%) Avaya
7 2 (1.40%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.70%) Splunk
8 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.70%) Kofax
8 1 (0.70%) Symantec
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