Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 82 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 -32 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 77 51 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.30% 2.27% 3.60%
As % of the Applications category 49.04% 31.29% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 73
Leeds median daily rate £370 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% +14.58% -
10th Percentile £219 £255 £149
90th Percentile £479 £441 £443
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -9.40% +25.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Leeds median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.90% +32.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £16.65 £12.27
90th Percentile £24.84 £22.55 £19.45
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% +36.52%

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 157 163 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.74% 7.26% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 80 142
Leeds median daily rate £350 £334 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +2.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £160 £175 £132
90th Percentile £488 £453 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £341 £348 £320
% change year-on-year -1.87% +8.59% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 23
Leeds median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% +29.20%
10th Percentile £10.51 £12.31 £10.24
90th Percentile £21.19 £26.25 £21.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.41% -3.57% +20.46%

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 18 February 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 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (41.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (25.97%) SQL
4 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (19.48%) Finance
7 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (18.18%) Windows
8 13 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
9 12 (15.58%) SAS
10 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 11 (14.29%) Power BI
11 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
11 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
11 10 (12.99%) ETL
11 10 (12.99%) Project Management
12 9 (11.69%) MS Exchange
12 9 (11.69%) Data Management
12 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (11.69%) GDPR
13 8 (10.39%) MS Visio
14 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
14 7 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
15 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
15 6 (7.79%) VBA
16 5 (6.49%) SLA

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 (15.58%) SAS
2 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (41.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (10.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (14.29%) Power BI
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.19%) MS Access
5 4 (5.19%) QlikView
5 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.30%) GIS
7 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.30%) SAS EBI
7 1 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Analyst
2 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.09%) Developer
4 6 (7.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Coordinator
5 5 (6.49%) GDPR Project Manager
5 5 (6.49%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Support Officer
6 4 (5.19%) Administrator
6 4 (5.19%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Project Officer
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (3.90%) Fraud Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) IT Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.30%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 10 (12.99%) ETL
3 10 (12.99%) Project Management
4 9 (11.69%) Data Management
5 7 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
6 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.49%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.49%) Service Management
7 5 (6.49%) Time Management
8 4 (5.19%) Change Management
8 4 (5.19%) CRM
8 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.19%) ITIL
8 4 (5.19%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.19%) Migration
9 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) VBA
3 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) APMP
3 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.60%) CBAP
4 2 (2.60%) ISEB
4 2 (2.60%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) GDPR
2 5 (6.49%) PMO
2 5 (6.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Citrix
3 3 (3.90%) VMware
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com