The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 March 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 Office Excel
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 27 29
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 49 78 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.83% 5.40% 6.03%
As % of the Applications category 59.76% 63.93% 59.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 37
Median daily rate £340 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £468 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -1.07% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 82 122 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.09% 8.45% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 71 68
Median daily rate £350 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £484 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.10 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Leeds

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Leeds

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Leeds

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Leeds

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Excel in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Excel.

1 74 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 23 (22.12%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (20.19%) SQL
5 18 (17.31%) MS Office
5 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (14.42%) Migration
6 15 (14.42%) SharePoint
7 14 (13.46%) .NET
7 14 (13.46%) T-SQL
7 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
8 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (11.54%) MS Project
8 12 (11.54%) Windows
8 12 (11.54%) Finance
8 12 (11.54%) Project Management
9 10 (9.62%) C#
9 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
9 10 (9.62%) Cisco
9 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.65%) VMware
10 9 (8.65%) Data Modelling
10 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
11 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (7.69%) Analytics
11 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.69%) MVC
11 8 (7.69%) VBA
11 8 (7.69%) Degree

MS 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 (14.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.88%) Apache
4 3 (2.88%) CMS
4 3 (2.88%) Plone
4 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.88%) SilverStripe
5 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 2 (1.92%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.96%) SAS
6 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Office
2 12 (11.54%) MS Project
3 7 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.96%) IaaS
3 1 (0.96%) PaaS
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Firewall
2 6 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (5.77%) SAN
3 4 (3.85%) BGP
3 4 (3.85%) DMVPN
3 4 (3.85%) EIGRP
3 4 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (3.85%) Internet
3 4 (3.85%) IOS XR
3 4 (3.85%) WLAN
4 3 (2.88%) Intranet
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.92%) FCoE
5 2 (1.92%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.92%) NX-OS
5 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.96%) DNS
6 1 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.81%) MS Access
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.88%) MySQL
7 3 (2.88%) QlikView
8 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.92%) Power BI
9 1 (0.96%) Big Data
9 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.81%) MSTest
4 1 (0.96%) Appium
4 1 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Banking
2 6 (5.77%) Publishing
3 5 (4.81%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Legal
4 4 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Billing
6 2 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Developer
2 22 (21.15%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) SQL Developer
4 11 (10.58%) SSIS Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Consultant
6 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Administrator
9 5 (4.81%) Architect
9 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.81%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Tester
9 5 (4.81%) Training Consultant
10 4 (3.85%) Business Developer
10 4 (3.85%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) .NET
2 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.77%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.77%) Entity Framework
4 5 (4.81%) ActiveX
4 5 (4.81%) ADO
4 5 (4.81%) DAO
5 4 (3.85%) HTML
6 3 (2.88%) CSS
7 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.96%) jQuery
8 1 (0.96%) MDX
8 1 (0.96%) Middleware
8 1 (0.96%) Node.js
8 1 (0.96%) React
8 1 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.85%) DataPower
4 3 (2.88%) User Experience
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.92%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.92%) Tandem
6 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Windows
2 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.88%) SUSE
3 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.96%) CentOS
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.12%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (14.42%) Migration
4 12 (11.54%) Project Management
5 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.65%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.69%) Analytics
7 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.69%) MVC
8 7 (6.73%) Business Analysis
8 7 (6.73%) DevOps
8 7 (6.73%) ITIL
8 7 (6.73%) Manual Testing
9 6 (5.77%) Kanban
9 6 (5.77%) OO
9 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.77%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.77%) SOLID
10 5 (4.81%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) SQL
2 14 (13.46%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.62%) C#
4 8 (7.69%) VBA
5 5 (4.81%) VB
6 3 (2.88%) PHP
7 2 (1.92%) C
7 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) Python
8 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) CCNP
3 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.92%) MCDST
4 2 (1.92%) MCSE
4 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.96%) CCA
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) PMO
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.92%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.92%) vSphere
4 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.96%) KVM
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 4 (3.85%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (3.85%) OPNET
2 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 74 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Cisco
3 9 (8.65%) VMware
4 7 (6.73%) HP
5 6 (5.77%) F5
6 5 (4.81%) Citrix
6 5 (4.81%) SAP
6 5 (4.81%) Splunk
7 4 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.85%) BMC
7 4 (3.85%) Brocade
7 4 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.85%) IBM
7 4 (3.85%) Motorola
7 4 (3.85%) TippingPoint
8 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.92%) EMC
8 2 (1.92%) Tableau
8 2 (1.92%) Xerox
9 1 (0.96%) Imperva
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £330 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £270 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Rate: £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago