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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 45 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 58 103 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.30% 6.42% 8.61%
As % of the Applications category 47.54% 53.09% 62.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 53
Median daily rate £325 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.60 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.11% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.90 £9.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.75 £54.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.01%
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
122 194 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.05% 12.09% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 114 90
Median daily rate £325 £355 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £460 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.60 £10.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.50% +25.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.33 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £15.50 £84.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 83 (76.85%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.63%) MS Office
3 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (24.07%) Windows
5 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
6 23 (21.30%) Finance
7 22 (20.37%) SQL
8 18 (16.67%) Citrix
8 18 (16.67%) Firewall
8 18 (16.67%) Project Management
9 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
9 17 (15.74%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (15.74%) Network Security
10 16 (14.81%) Reverse Proxy
10 16 (14.81%) .NET
10 16 (14.81%) Intel Security
10 16 (14.81%) Cisco
11 15 (13.89%) Information Assurance
11 15 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
12 14 (12.96%) C#
12 14 (12.96%) CRM
12 14 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (12.04%) Active Directory
13 13 (12.04%) Dynamics CRM
13 13 (12.04%) Business Analysis
13 13 (12.04%) Windows Server
14 12 (11.11%) MS Project
15 11 (10.19%) MVC

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.85%) Confluence
3 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (29.63%) MS Office
2 14 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (11.11%) MS Project
4 6 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) PaaS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.67%) Firewall
2 17 (15.74%) Network Security
3 16 (14.81%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (2.78%) DNS
5 2 (1.85%) DHCP
5 2 (1.85%) Internet
5 2 (1.85%) SAN
6 1 (0.93%) FTP
6 1 (0.93%) Intranet
6 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
6 1 (0.93%) WebEx
6 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.63%) MS Access
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.78%) JIRA
2 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.48%) Publishing
4 3 (2.78%) Games
5 2 (1.85%) Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Billing
5 2 (1.85%) iGaming
5 2 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Analyst
2 15 (13.89%) Developer
3 14 (12.96%) Technical Leader
4 9 (8.33%) Architect
5 7 (6.48%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.63%) Consultant
7 5 (4.63%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (3.70%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Telecoms Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.81%) .NET
2 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.63%) Middleware
4 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.78%) HTML
5 3 (2.78%) jQuery
5 3 (2.78%) Web Services
5 3 (2.78%) XML
6 2 (1.85%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.85%) CSS
6 2 (1.85%) CSS3
6 2 (1.85%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.85%) HTML5
6 2 (1.85%) Mustache
6 2 (1.85%) Ninject
6 2 (1.85%) NLog
6 2 (1.85%) SignalR
6 2 (1.85%) Underscore.js
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) User Experience
3 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.93%) PMI
5 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
5 1 (0.93%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.07%) Windows
2 13 (12.04%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.78%) Android
4 3 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.85%) Linux
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Solaris
6 1 (0.93%) Unix
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.67%) Project Management
3 17 (15.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (13.89%) Information Assurance
4 15 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (12.96%) CRM
6 13 (12.04%) Business Analysis
7 11 (10.19%) MVC
7 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.26%) Change Management
8 10 (9.26%) OOD
9 9 (8.33%) Migration
10 8 (7.41%) Analytics
10 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.48%) ERP
11 7 (6.48%) ITIL
11 7 (6.48%) Use Case
11 7 (6.48%) User Stories
11 7 (6.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.37%) SQL
2 14 (12.96%) C#
3 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.93%) Delphi
5 1 (0.93%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.93%) CCA
3 1 (0.93%) CISA
3 1 (0.93%) CISSP
3 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.93%) MCAD
3 1 (0.93%) MCP
3 1 (0.93%) MCSA
3 1 (0.93%) MCSD
3 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) SCCM
1 2 (1.85%) SCOM
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.93%) SCSM
Vendors
1 83 (76.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.67%) Citrix
3 16 (14.81%) Cisco
3 16 (14.81%) Intel Security
4 8 (7.41%) Oracle
5 3 (2.78%) VMware
6 2 (1.85%) Dell
6 2 (1.85%) Progress
7 1 (0.93%) Apple
7 1 (0.93%) Lotus
7 1 (0.93%) Nintex
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.93%) Remedy
7 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter