Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 68 105
Rank change year-on-year -22 +37 -64
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 54 60 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.18% 2.82% 1.85%
As % of the Applications category 41.54% 34.09% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 27
Leeds median daily rate £288 £275 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -10.57% -10.48%
10th Percentile £174 £172 £125
90th Percentile £425 £463 £470
West Yorkshire median daily rate £300 £300 £315
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Leeds median hourly rate £18.63 £19.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +34.48% +6.66%
10th Percentile £9.27 £17.28 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.95 £35.75 £17.05
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -17.95% +34.48% +6.66%

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 130 176 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.24% 8.27% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 100 100
Leeds median daily rate £350 £336 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -3.93% +5.74%
10th Percentile £141 £213 £139
90th Percentile £438 £500 £531
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 17
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +34.24% -
10th Percentile £11.35 £13.63 £12.08
90th Percentile £30.80 £31.25 £22.65
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.75% +1.43% +2.98%

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 21 August 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 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 20 (37.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 16 (29.63%) Project Management
3 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
4 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (20.37%) Windows
5 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
5 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
5 10 (18.52%) Migration
5 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 9 (16.67%) SLA
7 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
7 8 (14.81%) Degree
7 8 (14.81%) Time Management
8 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
9 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 6 (11.11%) Change Control
9 6 (11.11%) Analytics
9 6 (11.11%) PMO
10 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
10 5 (9.26%) Service Management
10 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (7.41%) Cisco
11 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree

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 11 (20.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Jadu
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.85%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Trello
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) BGP
1 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (5.56%) EIGRP
1 3 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
1 3 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.70%) MS Access
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) OLAP
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) Power BI
3 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.85%) QlikView
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Legal
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.85%) Military
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Analyst
2 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 4 (7.41%) Data Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Developer
5 3 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Junior
5 3 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management Officer
6 2 (3.70%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Project Management
2 10 (18.52%) Migration
3 8 (14.81%) Time Management
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Analytics
5 6 (11.11%) Change Control
5 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.26%) Service Management
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.56%) API Design
8 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.56%) ERP
8 3 (5.56%) ETL
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (5.56%) ITSM
8 3 (5.56%) Logistics
8 3 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.56%) CCNP
3 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.70%) PMP
5 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.85%) APMP
5 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.85%) CCAB
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) MCDST
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) SLA
2 6 (11.11%) PMO
3 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.85%) GDPR
4 1 (1.85%) GxP
4 1 (1.85%) PSD2
4 1 (1.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 3 (5.56%) F5
3 3 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.70%) Tableau
4 2 (3.70%) Zoho
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) Capita
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) Dell
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Sage
5 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Xerox