Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 61 86
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 -43
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 85 77 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.57% 3.42% 2.40%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 40.96% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 34
Leeds median daily rate £300 £318 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.51% +0.79% -16.00%
10th Percentile £200 £215 £130
90th Percentile £481 £485 £439
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £297 £310
% change year-on-year +17.85% -4.19% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 7
Leeds median hourly rate £15.43 £20.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.88% +31.15% +12.17%
10th Percentile £10.50 £17.45 £12.75
90th Percentile £22.63 £27.80 £20.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year -19.23% +27.87% +12.17%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 170 188 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.14% 8.35% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 119 94
Leeds median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £130 £193 £130
90th Percentile £475 £525 £448
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 8 18
Leeds median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.14% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.59 £12.09
90th Percentile £25.50 £24.84 £30.98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.25 £14.13
% change year-on-year +36.00% -20.35% +6.22%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Leeds

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Leeds

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Leeds

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Leeds

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.71%) Finance
3 19 (22.35%) Project Management
3 19 (22.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
5 16 (18.82%) Windows
6 14 (16.47%) Migration
7 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (12.94%) SQL
9 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (12.94%) Windows 10
10 10 (11.76%) Service Management
10 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (11.76%) Degree
11 9 (10.59%) Tableau
11 9 (10.59%) ETL
11 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
12 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.41%) JIRA
12 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
13 7 (8.24%) Analytics
13 7 (8.24%) NHS
13 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.24%) Retail
14 6 (7.06%) Publishing
14 6 (7.06%) Management Information System

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) Confluence
3 2 (2.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.18%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Adaptiv
1 1 (1.18%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.18%) SAP WM
1 1 (1.18%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Trello
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) BGP
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (3.53%) EIGRP
1 3 (3.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (3.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (3.53%) Firewall
1 3 (3.53%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (1.18%) DHCP
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) Intranet
2 1 (1.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.18%) MS Access
6 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.18%) OLAP
6 1 (1.18%) Power BI
6 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.18%) QlikView
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Retail
3 6 (7.06%) Publishing
3 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Military
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (10.59%) Coordinator
2 9 (10.59%) Support Officer
3 6 (7.06%) Developer
3 6 (7.06%) Report Analyst
3 6 (7.06%) Service Management Officer
3 6 (7.06%) Test Coordinator
4 5 (5.88%) Junior
4 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
5 4 (4.71%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (4.71%) Information Analyst
5 4 (4.71%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (4.71%) Service Analyst
5 4 (4.71%) Tableau Analyst
5 4 (4.71%) Transformation Analyst
6 3 (3.53%) Excel Developer
6 3 (3.53%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) HTML
1 1 (1.18%) Pandas
1 1 (1.18%) PySpark
1 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) NHS
3 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.18%) Social Media
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Windows 10
3 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Project Management
2 14 (16.47%) Migration
3 12 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.76%) Service Management
6 9 (10.59%) ETL
7 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.24%) Analytics
8 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.06%) Line Management
10 5 (5.88%) Change Control
10 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.88%) Data Engineering
10 5 (5.88%) Data Validation
10 5 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (5.88%) Validation
10 5 (5.88%) Visualisation
11 4 (4.71%) ITIL
11 4 (4.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) C
3 4 (4.71%) VBA
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.18%) Python
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.53%) CCNP
4 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.35%) PMP
5 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) ISEB
6 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.18%) MCDST
6 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) Data Quality
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) PMO
3 1 (1.18%) GxP
3 1 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Tableau
3 4 (4.71%) Cisco
4 3 (3.53%) F5
4 3 (3.53%) Fortinet
4 3 (3.53%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) Zoho
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe
6 1 (1.18%) Apple
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) CommVault
6 1 (1.18%) Dell
6 1 (1.18%) Google
6 1 (1.18%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.18%) RedGate
6 1 (1.18%) Sage
6 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.18%) Twitter
6 1 (1.18%) VMware