The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 71 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.76% 1.12%
As % of the Applications category 1.39% 6.19% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate
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- £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £251 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.30
% change year-on-year
- -2.08%
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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
144 113 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.04% 12.27% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 55 88
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £242 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 15
Average hourly rate £11.13 £30.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.91% +106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £12.60 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Leeds region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Leeds region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Spreadsheet
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) QlikView
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) MS Access

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Assistant Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft