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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.63% 6.43% 8.62%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 69.23% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Median daily rate £300 £400 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +175.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
10 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.13% 9.29% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 12
Median daily rate £325 £408 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.24% +132.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £31.50
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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) VMware