Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 94 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 -26 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 62 40 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.42% 1.89% 2.86%
As % of the Applications category 44.60% 29.20% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 51
Leeds median daily rate £275 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £190 £258 £145
90th Percentile £428 £450 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £315 £350 £320
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 11
Leeds median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +150.00% +36.34%
10th Percentile £10.27 £37.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.15 £42.50 £17.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -62.50% +150.00% +36.34%

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 139 137 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.44% 6.48% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 114
Leeds median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £135 £251 £149
90th Percentile £438 £479 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 15
Leeds median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% +36.17%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.75 £12.40
90th Percentile £30.25 £26.25 £21.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.05 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +12.40% -19.35% +16.98%

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 25 May 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 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 21 (33.87%) Windows
3 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
4 16 (25.81%) Windows 7
5 15 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
5 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (19.35%) SLA
8 11 (17.74%) SQL
8 11 (17.74%) Data Analysis
8 11 (17.74%) Time Management
8 11 (17.74%) Power BI
9 10 (16.13%) Project Management
10 9 (14.52%) ETL
10 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
10 9 (14.52%) Finance
10 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (12.90%) Dashboard Development
11 8 (12.90%) Data Management
11 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (12.90%) SAS
12 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
13 6 (9.68%) Migration
13 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
13 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
13 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared

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 15 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) SAS
3 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) Jadu
Applications
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
4 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) Power BI
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.84%) QlikView
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) MS Access
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Banking
2 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.06%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.84%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Junior
6 3 (4.84%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.84%) Project Officer
7 2 (3.23%) Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) NHS
3 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.61%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (17.74%) Data Analysis
3 11 (17.74%) Time Management
4 10 (16.13%) Project Management
5 9 (14.52%) ETL
6 8 (12.90%) Dashboard Development
6 8 (12.90%) Data Management
6 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.68%) Migration
7 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.06%) Change Control
8 5 (8.06%) ITIL
8 5 (8.06%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.45%) Service Management
9 4 (6.45%) Ticket Management
9 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.84%) Change Management
10 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) VBA
3 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.84%) APMP
5 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.61%) CBAP
6 1 (1.61%) CCAB
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.45%) PMO
3 3 (4.84%) GDPR
4 1 (1.61%) PSD2
System Software
1 19 (30.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Citrix
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.61%) Capita
3 1 (1.61%) Sage