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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.11% 2.68% 1.43%
As % of the Applications category 87.50% 25.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate
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£528 £384 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.45% +33.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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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
8 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.84% 10.71% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate £550 £380 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) MS Project
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Cognos
5 4 (25.00%) ERP
5 4 (25.00%) JD Edwards
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Information Management
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Clustering
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) MCTS
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (18.75%) MCITP
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) MS Project
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Transition Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planner
4 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ERP
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
1 4 (25.00%) Information Management
2 3 (18.75%) ETL
2 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Document Management
3 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCTS
2 3 (18.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Firmware
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Cognos
2 4 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) TOWER Software
5 1 (6.25%) Dell