The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.52% 8.85% 3.57%
As % of the Applications category 69.23% 43.48% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
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£400 £145 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -42.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £314
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Applications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
13 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.42% 20.35% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 3
Average daily rate £408 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) ERP
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) JD Edwards
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Information Management
5 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) vSphere
6 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) MCTS
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) MCITP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planner
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Information Management
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCTS
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cognos
2 4 (36.36%) JD Edwards
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) TOWER Software
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