The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.71% 6.17% 3.21%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 38.10% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 1
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£400 £314 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.49% +25.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
MS Excel
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
45 63 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.27% 16.20% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 15
Average daily rate £400 £315 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +68.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 2
Average hourly rate £43.83 £25.50 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.88% +148.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Gloucestershire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Gloucestershire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -8 9 £400 +175.86% 5
Gloucester 0 5 £495 +57.14% 3
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.90%) Migration
3 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
4 13 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 12 (30.77%) Windows 8
5 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 11 (28.21%) Asset Management
6 11 (28.21%) IT Asset Management
6 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
6 11 (28.21%) Programme Management
7 10 (25.64%) SQL
7 10 (25.64%) MS Office
8 9 (23.08%) Lync
9 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (17.95%) Cognos
10 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (12.82%) JD Edwards
11 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
11 5 (12.82%) ETL
11 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (12.82%) ERP
11 5 (12.82%) MS Project
11 5 (12.82%) C
11 5 (12.82%) Information Management
11 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (23.08%) Lync
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Office
2 7 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (12.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) DHCP
1 3 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (5.13%) QlikView
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQLite
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (2.56%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) COM
2 1 (2.56%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
3 13 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 12 (30.77%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Migration
2 11 (28.21%) Programme Management
2 11 (28.21%) Asset Management
2 11 (28.21%) IT Asset Management
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) ETL
4 5 (12.82%) ERP
4 5 (12.82%) Information Management
5 4 (10.26%) UML
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Document Management
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) C
3 3 (7.69%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.69%) MCTS
4 3 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Firmware
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Cognos
3 5 (12.82%) JD Edwards
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) Tableau
6 2 (5.13%) Alteryx
6 2 (5.13%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
South Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago