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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.36% 1.33% 7.06%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 11.11% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£384 £288 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% +22.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.94 £14.74 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.16% -1.76%
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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
11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.24% 12.00% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate £380 £305 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.79% +29.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.38 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.39% -47.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

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 15 September 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) MS Office
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) MS Project
6 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
6 3 (20.00%) WPF
6 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) SCADA
6 3 (20.00%) Law
6 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Workflow
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering
6 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Validation

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Project
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Law
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Trainee
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (20.00%) WPF
1 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) SCADA
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Workflow
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Primavera