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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 72 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.64% 6.10% 7.46%
As % of the Applications category 58.54% 51.79% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 40
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £116 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £11.74 £12.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £12.00 £8.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
123 112 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.35% 11.78% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 70 57
Average daily rate £318 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £19.00 £112.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 90 (64.75%) Microsoft
2 49 (35.25%) MS Office
3 35 (25.18%) Finance
4 26 (18.71%) SQL
5 25 (17.99%) SQL Server
6 24 (17.27%) Oracle
7 23 (16.55%) Windows
8 20 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (12.23%) ITIL
12 16 (11.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (11.51%) MS PowerPoint
12 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
14 14 (10.07%) Retail
14 14 (10.07%) Oracle BPM
15 13 (9.35%) .NET
15 13 (9.35%) Data Modelling
16 12 (8.63%) SharePoint
16 12 (8.63%) Active Directory
16 12 (8.63%) Configuration Management
17 11 (7.91%) QlikView
17 11 (7.91%) Release Management
18 10 (7.19%) Perforce
18 10 (7.19%) Project Management
18 10 (7.19%) Middleware
18 10 (7.19%) IBM
19 9 (6.47%) MS Visio
19 9 (6.47%) Oracle Forms

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (8.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.60%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.44%) SAS
4 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (35.25%) MS Office
2 16 (11.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (6.47%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.76%) MS Project
5 6 (4.32%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.44%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.44%) Niku Workbench
7 1 (0.72%) SPSS
7 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (10.07%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) Intranet
2 3 (2.16%) LAN
2 3 (2.16%) WAN
3 2 (1.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.72%) DMZ
4 1 (0.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) 3G
4 1 (0.72%) GPRS
4 1 (0.72%) SMTP
4 1 (0.72%) DHCP
4 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.72%) FTP
4 1 (0.72%) VPN
4 1 (0.72%) DNS
4 1 (0.72%) 2G
4 1 (0.72%) RNC
4 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.72%) HSPA
4 1 (0.72%) LTE
4 1 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (11.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.91%) QlikView
5 7 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.04%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (3.60%) MS Access
6 5 (3.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.72%) MySQL
9 1 (0.72%) OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (6.47%) Hudson
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) MSI
3 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.72%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.72%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (25.18%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Retail
3 9 (6.47%) Banking
4 5 (3.60%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
6 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (32.37%) Analyst
2 27 (19.42%) Developer
3 11 (7.91%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (6.47%) Software Manager
5 8 (5.76%) Configuration Manager
6 7 (5.04%) Service Analyst
6 7 (5.04%) Administrator
6 7 (5.04%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.32%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 6 (4.32%) SQL Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (4.32%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Release Manager
7 6 (4.32%) Consultant
7 6 (4.32%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.60%) Architect
8 5 (3.60%) SOA Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Software Licensing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.35%) .NET
2 10 (7.19%) Middleware
3 9 (6.47%) Web Services
3 9 (6.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (4.32%) XML
5 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.16%) HTML
6 3 (2.16%) jQuery
6 3 (2.16%) Underscore.js
7 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.44%) HTML5
7 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.44%) CSS3
7 2 (1.44%) WebSockets
7 2 (1.44%) WCF
7 2 (1.44%) WPF
7 2 (1.44%) JSON
7 2 (1.44%) CSS
8 1 (0.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.76%) NHS
3 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.44%) FMCG
4 2 (1.44%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.72%) PDA
5 1 (0.72%) Informatics
5 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.72%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.55%) Windows
2 9 (6.47%) UNIX
2 9 (6.47%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.72%) VMS
5 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.39%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (12.23%) ITIL
4 15 (10.79%) PRINCE2
5 13 (9.35%) Data Modelling
6 12 (8.63%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.91%) Release Management
8 10 (7.19%) Project Management
9 9 (6.47%) Service Management
9 9 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.47%) ITIL V3
10 8 (5.76%) ETL
11 7 (5.04%) UML
11 7 (5.04%) BPEL
11 7 (5.04%) Asset Management
11 7 (5.04%) Software Deployment
11 7 (5.04%) Transition Management
12 6 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.32%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.71%) SQL
2 8 (5.76%) C#
3 6 (4.32%) VBA
4 5 (3.60%) Java
4 5 (3.60%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.44%) C
7 1 (0.72%) VBScript
7 1 (0.72%) VB
7 1 (0.72%) XAML
7 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Degree
1 7 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) PMP
4 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) MCP
5 1 (0.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.72%) CCNA
5 1 (0.72%) CCDA
5 1 (0.72%) MCITP
5 1 (0.72%) APMP
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) SLA
2 4 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Puppet
1 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.72%) SCOM
3 1 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 90 (64.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.27%) Oracle
3 10 (7.19%) Perforce
3 10 (7.19%) IBM
4 8 (5.76%) VMware
5 4 (2.88%) HP
6 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.44%) Cisco
6 2 (1.44%) Niku
6 2 (1.44%) Citrix
7 1 (0.72%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.72%) NetApp
7 1 (0.72%) Apple
7 1 (0.72%) Sage
7 1 (0.72%) SAP
7 1 (0.72%) Kofax
7 1 (0.72%) Actix
7 1 (0.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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