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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.36% 9.68% 1.30%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 50.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£110 £145 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -61.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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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
3 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.04% 19.35% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate £110 £145 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -61.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £39.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 27 March 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 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) APMP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (12.50%) COM
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) MS Project
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Trainee Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Trainee
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (12.50%) Business Development
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) APMP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware