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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 13 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.51% 1.03% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 14.29% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.79%

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
6 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.53% 7.22% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £378 £88 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+331.42% -77.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £85 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £224 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mule ESB
5 1 (14.29%) CloudHub
5 1 (14.29%) API Design
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) RAML
5 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
5 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence

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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 1 (14.29%) Mule
1 1 (14.29%) Mule ESB
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) RAML
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSD
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) API Design
1 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) Content Management
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (14.29%) MODAF
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) OOD
1 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 1 (14.29%) Threat Management
1 1 (14.29%) UML
1 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Groovy
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CloudHub
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle