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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 75 67 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.94% 7.48% 7.99%
As % of the Applications category 60.48% 53.17% 56.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 47
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £348 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £11.75 £45.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.88% +253.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.87 £9.10 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.02 £46.00 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
124 126 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.48% 14.06% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 46 76
Average daily rate £320 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £113 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.10 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.97 £45.00 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -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 21 October 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 21 October 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 74 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 44 (31.43%) MS Office
3 35 (25.00%) Windows
4 27 (19.29%) Finance
5 26 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (17.86%) Active Directory
7 20 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 19 (13.57%) SQL
8 19 (13.57%) Windows 7
9 18 (12.86%) VMware
10 17 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (12.14%) Service Management
11 16 (11.43%) MS Visio
12 15 (10.71%) Oracle
12 15 (10.71%) MS Project
12 15 (10.71%) Project Management
13 14 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
13 14 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (9.29%) Banking
15 12 (8.57%) Linux
15 12 (8.57%) ITIL
15 12 (8.57%) Data Protection
15 12 (8.57%) Puppet
15 12 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (7.14%) Web Services
16 10 (7.14%) .NET
17 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
17 9 (6.43%) Project Planning
17 9 (6.43%) Retail
18 8 (5.71%) Degree

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (3.57%) CMS
4 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.43%) IIS
5 2 (1.43%) Lync
5 2 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (31.43%) MS Office
2 16 (11.43%) MS Visio
3 15 (10.71%) MS Project
4 14 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.14%) InfoPath
6 3 (2.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.71%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) Internet
2 3 (2.14%) LAN
2 3 (2.14%) WAN
2 3 (2.14%) SAN
2 3 (2.14%) Intranet
3 2 (1.43%) FTP
3 2 (1.43%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.71%) DSL
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) DHCP
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.00%) QlikView
4 6 (4.29%) MS Access
5 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.43%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.71%) MySQL
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Visual Studio
1 6 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (4.29%) Hudson
2 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.71%) MSI
3 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.71%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
General
1 27 (19.29%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Banking
3 9 (6.43%) Retail
4 6 (4.29%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Back Office
6 3 (2.14%) Marketing
7 2 (1.43%) Games
7 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (40.00%) Analyst
2 13 (9.29%) Architect
2 13 (9.29%) Service Analyst
2 13 (9.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (8.57%) Developer
3 12 (8.57%) Administrator
4 11 (7.86%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (5.00%) Software Manager
5 7 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (4.29%) Project Administrator
6 6 (4.29%) Configuration Manager
6 6 (4.29%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (4.29%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.57%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.57%) Software Configuration Manager
7 5 (3.57%) MI Analyst
8 4 (2.86%) Information Analyst
9 3 (2.14%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.14%) .NET
1 10 (7.14%) Web Services
2 6 (4.29%) Middleware
3 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.57%) HTML
4 4 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (2.14%) WCF
5 3 (2.14%) CSS
5 3 (2.14%) XML
5 3 (2.14%) jQuery
6 2 (1.43%) Ajax
7 1 (0.71%) WF
7 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.71%) HTML5
7 1 (0.71%) CSS3
7 1 (0.71%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.71%) Underscore.js
7 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.14%) NHS
3 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.43%) Online Games
5 1 (0.71%) FMCG
5 1 (0.71%) Open Source
5 1 (0.71%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) IVR
5 1 (0.71%) Statistics
5 1 (0.71%) PMI
5 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (13.57%) Windows 7
3 12 (8.57%) Linux
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.29%) UNIX
5 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.14%) Service Management
2 15 (10.71%) Project Management
3 14 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (8.57%) ITIL
4 12 (8.57%) Data Protection
5 9 (6.43%) Project Planning
6 8 (5.71%) Change Management
7 7 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.00%) Analytics
8 6 (4.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.29%) BPEL
8 6 (4.29%) Data Analysis
9 5 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (3.57%) ITIL V3
9 5 (3.57%) ERP
9 5 (3.57%) Migration
9 5 (3.57%) Automation Testing
10 4 (2.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.57%) SQL
2 8 (5.71%) C#
3 5 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.14%) Erlang
4 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.43%) VBA
5 2 (1.43%) Ruby
5 2 (1.43%) VB
6 1 (0.71%) C
6 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.71%) VBScript
6 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.71%) C++
6 1 (0.71%) Delphi
6 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Degree
2 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) PMP
5 2 (1.43%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) MCSA
6 1 (0.71%) MCITP
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.86%) vSphere
4 2 (1.43%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) Puppet
1 12 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.43%) SCCM
2 2 (1.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 74 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.86%) VMware
3 15 (10.71%) Oracle
4 6 (4.29%) Perforce
5 5 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.86%) Citrix
7 3 (2.14%) Cisco
7 3 (2.14%) IBM
8 2 (1.43%) HP
8 2 (1.43%) Avaya
8 2 (1.43%) NetApp
8 2 (1.43%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.71%) Symantec
9 1 (0.71%) Remedy
9 1 (0.71%) McAfee
9 1 (0.71%) Niku
9 1 (0.71%) Kofax
9 1 (0.71%) Lotus
9 1 (0.71%) Sage
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Henderson Drake
Rate: From £350 to £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £410 - £510 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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