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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 91 71 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.83% 6.09% 7.38%
As % of the Applications category 56.88% 58.68% 51.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £167 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.05 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.09 £15.00 £72.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
160 121 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.01% 10.38% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 81 60
Average daily rate £325 £300 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £135 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £435 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £11.40 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £15.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 121 (75.63%) Microsoft
2 42 (26.25%) MS Office
3 40 (25.00%) Finance
4 38 (23.75%) SQL
5 31 (19.38%) SQL Server
6 27 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (16.25%) Oracle
8 23 (14.38%) .NET
8 23 (14.38%) NHS
9 20 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (11.88%) ITIL
11 18 (11.25%) Windows
11 18 (11.25%) SharePoint
11 18 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (11.25%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (9.38%) PRINCE2
12 15 (9.38%) C#
12 15 (9.38%) Configuration Management
12 15 (9.38%) Project Management
13 13 (8.13%) VBA
13 13 (8.13%) Oracle BPM
14 12 (7.50%) IBM
14 12 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (7.50%) Release Management
15 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
15 11 (6.88%) MS Access
15 11 (6.88%) Data Modelling
15 11 (6.88%) ETL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.75%) Oracle BPEL
3 5 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.13%) Lync
4 4 (2.50%) SAS
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.63%) Jetty
5 1 (0.63%) Documentum
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.63%) nginx
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (26.25%) MS Office
2 18 (11.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.63%) MS Project
4 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.25%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.63%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (8.13%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.00%) LAN
1 8 (5.00%) WAN
2 4 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.88%) 2G
3 3 (1.88%) DNS
3 3 (1.88%) DHCP
3 3 (1.88%) GPRS
3 3 (1.88%) 3G
3 3 (1.88%) Intranet
3 3 (1.88%) HSPA
4 2 (1.25%) LTE
4 2 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.25%) VPN
4 2 (1.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.63%) RNC
5 1 (0.63%) HTTP
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) UMTS
5 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.88%) MS Access
5 10 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.38%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.75%) QlikView
8 5 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (1.25%) DataStage
11 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.63%) OLAP
12 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (4.38%) Hudson
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.88%) JIRA
4 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.63%) Selenium
5 1 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Retail
3 8 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Billing
4 2 (1.25%) Publishing
4 2 (1.25%) Legal
4 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (31.25%) Analyst
2 30 (18.75%) Developer
3 12 (7.50%) Data Analyst
4 9 (5.63%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.00%) Consultant
5 8 (5.00%) Software Manager
6 7 (4.38%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (4.38%) Information Analyst
7 6 (3.75%) SOA Developer
7 6 (3.75%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 6 (3.75%) Configuration Manager
7 6 (3.75%) Release Manager
7 6 (3.75%) MI Analyst
8 5 (3.13%) Project Officer
8 5 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.13%) SQL Developer
8 5 (3.13%) Project Support Officer
8 5 (3.13%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.38%) .NET
2 9 (5.63%) XML
3 8 (5.00%) Middleware
4 7 (4.38%) Web Services
4 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (4.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.13%) COM
6 5 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 4 (2.50%) Entity Framework
7 4 (2.50%) Ninject
7 4 (2.50%) NLog
7 4 (2.50%) SignalR
7 4 (2.50%) Underscore.js
7 4 (2.50%) Mustache
7 4 (2.50%) Backbone.js
7 4 (2.50%) jQuery
7 4 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.88%) MDX
9 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.38%) NHS
2 20 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.25%) iPhone
5 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.25%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.63%) PDA
6 1 (0.63%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) Economics
6 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.63%) Informatics
6 1 (0.63%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) New Media
6 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.25%) Windows
2 7 (4.38%) UNIX
3 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.25%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.25%) Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (11.88%) ITIL
3 18 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 15 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 15 (9.38%) Project Management
5 12 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.50%) Release Management
6 11 (6.88%) Data Modelling
6 11 (6.88%) ETL
7 10 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.38%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.38%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.38%) UML
8 7 (4.38%) SOA
8 7 (4.38%) Service Management
8 7 (4.38%) Software Deployment
8 7 (4.38%) Analytics
8 7 (4.38%) ITIL V3
8 7 (4.38%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.75%) SQL
2 15 (9.38%) C#
3 13 (8.13%) VBA
4 9 (5.63%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.38%) Java
6 6 (3.75%) VB
7 2 (1.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.63%) C
8 1 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.38%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (3.13%) ISEB
4 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) CCDA
5 1 (0.63%) MCP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.88%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 121 (75.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.25%) Oracle
3 12 (7.50%) IBM
4 8 (5.00%) Perforce
5 5 (3.13%) VMware
6 4 (2.50%) Cisco
7 3 (1.88%) SAP
7 3 (1.88%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.88%) HP
7 3 (1.88%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (1.25%) Actix
8 2 (1.25%) Nokia
8 2 (1.25%) Amdocs
8 2 (1.25%) Netezza
9 1 (0.63%) Google
9 1 (0.63%) OpenText
9 1 (0.63%) Niku
9 1 (0.63%) Apple
9 1 (0.63%) EMC
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