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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.08% 2.01% 9.38%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 30.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £100 £293 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.81% +101.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
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
6 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.25% 6.71% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate £100 £331 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.81% +128.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.25 £23.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.95% -50.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

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 13 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) COM
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) HSRP
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) VRRP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) COM
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Presales
1 1 (14.29%) Process Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB
1 2 (28.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) VMware