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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.86% 5.96% 9.73%
As % of the Applications category 11.11% 64.29% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Median daily rate - £400 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +175.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
Gloucestershire

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
9 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.76% 9.27% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 10
Median daily rate £375 £408 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +132.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £163 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £448 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security