Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 92 46
Rank change year-on-year +32 -46 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 78 59 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.44% 2.25% 4.10%
As % of the Applications category 42.39% 30.41% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 100
Leeds median daily rate £325 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.65% +15.48%
10th Percentile £215 £140 £200
90th Percentile £510 £440 £469
West Yorkshire median daily rate £303 £325 £341
% change year-on-year -6.92% -4.76% +6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.15% +12.17% +21.93%
10th Percentile £17.45 £12.75 £9.88
90th Percentile £27.80 £20.15 £17.63
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £13.60
% change year-on-year +24.59% +12.17% +2.99%

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 184 194 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.12% 7.40% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 94 194
Leeds median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £194 £150 £181
90th Percentile £530 £468 £470
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year - -4.41% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 23
Leeds median hourly rate £18.00 £14.05 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.14% +3.33% +22.20%
10th Percentile £10.59 £12.09 £9.55
90th Percentile £24.84 £30.98 £19.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year -17.86% +2.98% +26.47%

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 23 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel.

1 35 (44.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.64%) Finance
4 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (17.95%) SQL
5 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 11 (14.10%) Project Management
9 10 (12.82%) MS Visio
10 9 (11.54%) Cisco
10 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (10.26%) Banking
11 8 (10.26%) PMO
12 7 (8.97%) GDPR
12 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
12 7 (8.97%) SAS
12 7 (8.97%) SLA
13 6 (7.69%) Windows
13 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
13 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
14 5 (6.41%) Coaching
14 5 (6.41%) Analytics
14 5 (6.41%) Migration
14 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
14 5 (6.41%) CRM
14 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (5.13%) Document Management
15 4 (5.13%) Marketing

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 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.97%) SAS
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (44.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (12.82%) MS Visio
5 4 (5.13%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) BGP
1 4 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (5.13%) EIGRP
1 4 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
1 4 (5.13%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.56%) Intranet
2 2 (2.56%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.13%) Base SAS
2 4 (5.13%) GIS
2 4 (5.13%) MS Access
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) Power BI
5 1 (1.28%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.28%) QlikView
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 4 (5.13%) Marketing
5 3 (3.85%) Billing
5 3 (3.85%) Military
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Publishing
7 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.26%) Business Analyst
3 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.41%) Coordinator
4 5 (6.41%) Developer
4 5 (6.41%) Project Coordinator
4 5 (6.41%) SAS Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Design Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Support Officer
6 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 3 (3.85%) GDPR Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.85%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.56%) BYOD
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.10%) Project Management
2 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
4 5 (6.41%) Analytics
4 5 (6.41%) Coaching
4 5 (6.41%) CRM
4 5 (6.41%) Migration
5 4 (5.13%) CAD
5 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
5 4 (5.13%) Document Management
5 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.85%) Data Extraction
6 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) C
3 2 (2.56%) VBA
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) CCNP
1 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
1 4 (5.13%) HND
2 3 (3.85%) A+ Certification
2 3 (3.85%) MCDST
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) APMP
4 1 (1.28%) CBAP
4 1 (1.28%) ISEB
4 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.28%) PMP
4 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) PMO
2 7 (8.97%) GDPR
2 7 (8.97%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco
3 4 (5.13%) F5
3 4 (5.13%) Fortinet
3 4 (5.13%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 4 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.85%) Xerox
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Sage