The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 69 70 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.64% 7.72% 9.02%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 60.87% 58.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 41
Average daily rate
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£323 £350 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +27.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £293 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Average hourly rate £10.45 £39.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.54% +163.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.92 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £45.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.98 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -6.37%
Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
138 115 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.28% 12.68% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 58 78
Average daily rate £323 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £272 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 20
Average hourly rate £11.13 £28.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.30% +105.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £45.00 £18.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
West Yorkshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 85 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 40 (29.41%) Windows
3 38 (27.94%) MS Office
4 24 (17.65%) Oracle
4 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 24 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 23 (16.91%) Finance
6 21 (15.44%) ITIL
6 21 (15.44%) Windows 7
7 20 (14.71%) Service Management
8 19 (13.97%) VMware
8 19 (13.97%) .NET
9 18 (13.24%) Project Management
10 17 (12.50%) C#
11 16 (11.76%) SQL
12 15 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (10.29%) Migration
13 14 (10.29%) Linux
13 14 (10.29%) Web Services
14 13 (9.56%) MS Exchange
15 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
15 12 (8.82%) MS Visio
15 12 (8.82%) MS Project
15 12 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
16 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET
16 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (8.09%) Puppet
17 9 (6.62%) Change Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (9.56%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.15%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (5.15%) Lync
4 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.94%) CMS
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.47%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.47%) nginx
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 38 (27.94%) MS Office
2 12 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 12 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (8.82%) MS Project
3 5 (3.68%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) SAN
2 6 (4.41%) VPN
3 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.68%) MPLS
3 5 (3.68%) Firewall
3 5 (3.68%) Wireless
3 5 (3.68%) IPsec
4 4 (2.94%) DSL
4 4 (2.94%) DNS
4 4 (2.94%) DHCP
5 3 (2.21%) Internet
5 3 (2.21%) NAS
6 2 (1.47%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.47%) FTP
6 2 (1.47%) LAN
6 2 (1.47%) WAN
6 2 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.68%) MySQL
5 4 (2.94%) MS Access
6 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.74%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.21%) Hudson
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.21%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.74%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.74%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Banking
3 4 (2.94%) Back Office
4 3 (2.21%) Games
4 3 (2.21%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) Publishing
5 2 (1.47%) Retail
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (30.88%) Analyst
2 14 (10.29%) Developer
3 12 (8.82%) Architect
4 10 (7.35%) Service Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (6.62%) Administrator
6 7 (5.15%) Coordinator
6 7 (5.15%) Project Coordinator
6 7 (5.15%) Software Manager
7 6 (4.41%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (4.41%) Project Administrator
8 5 (3.68%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.68%) MI Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) Software Asset Manager
9 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (2.21%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (2.21%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.21%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.97%) .NET
2 14 (10.29%) Web Services
3 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.88%) HTML
5 7 (5.15%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.15%) CSS
6 5 (3.68%) Ajax
6 5 (3.68%) XMPP
6 5 (3.68%) XML
7 4 (2.94%) Middleware
7 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.47%) WCF
8 2 (1.47%) WPF
8 2 (1.47%) jQuery
9 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.74%) WinForms
9 1 (0.74%) Spring
9 1 (0.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.15%) Statistics
3 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.21%) Open Source
4 3 (2.21%) Clustering
4 3 (2.21%) NHS
5 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.47%) VLE
5 2 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.47%) Online Games
5 2 (1.47%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.74%) IVR
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.41%) Windows
2 21 (15.44%) Windows 7
3 14 (10.29%) Linux
4 8 (5.88%) UNIX
5 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.47%) CentOS
8 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.44%) ITIL
2 20 (14.71%) Service Management
3 18 (13.24%) Project Management
4 15 (11.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.29%) Migration
6 12 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.62%) Change Management
7 9 (6.62%) Data Protection
8 8 (5.88%) CRM
9 7 (5.15%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.15%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.41%) ERP
10 6 (4.41%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.41%) Analytics
11 5 (3.68%) Master Data Management
11 5 (3.68%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (3.68%) Automation Testing
11 5 (3.68%) Data Management
11 5 (3.68%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.50%) C#
2 16 (11.76%) SQL
3 7 (5.15%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.15%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.94%) Ruby
4 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.94%) VBA
4 4 (2.94%) Java
5 3 (2.21%) C
5 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.21%) Erlang
5 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.47%) VB
6 2 (1.47%) Perl
6 2 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) Delphi
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) MCSE
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.21%) PMP
5 3 (2.21%) ISEB
6 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.74%) MCITP
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) MCSA
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) MCP
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) SLA
2 3 (2.21%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.62%) vSphere
4 6 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.68%) Xen
6 3 (2.21%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) Puppet
2 9 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.88%) SCCM
4 5 (3.68%) SCOM
4 5 (3.68%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.47%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.47%) Capistrano
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.74%) Cacti
6 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.74%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 85 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.65%) Oracle
3 19 (13.97%) VMware
4 8 (5.88%) Cisco
5 7 (5.15%) HP
6 6 (4.41%) IBM
6 6 (4.41%) NetApp
7 5 (3.68%) EMC
8 3 (2.21%) Citrix
8 3 (2.21%) SAP
8 3 (2.21%) Adobe
8 3 (2.21%) Splunk
8 3 (2.21%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.21%) Perforce
9 2 (1.47%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.47%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.47%) Siebel
9 2 (1.47%) Avaya
10 1 (0.74%) BMC
10 1 (0.74%) Informatica
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