The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 30 11 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.94% 4.37% 9.54%
As % of the Applications category 47.62% 31.43% 63.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 24
Average daily rate
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£315 £250 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -32.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £21.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -48.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
63 35 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.58% 13.89% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 41
Average daily rate £350 £225 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £382 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £14.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £11.00 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS Excel
South West

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Gloucester -2 12 £320 +50.58% 4
Cheltenham +2 8 £145 -42.00% 4
Tewkesbury - 3 - - 1
Cirencester - - - - 1
Tetbury - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 21 (33.87%) MS Office
4 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
5 16 (25.81%) MS Project
6 14 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (19.35%) IIS
7 12 (19.35%) Project Management
7 12 (19.35%) QA
7 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
7 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
8 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
8 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
9 10 (16.13%) DNS
9 10 (16.13%) VMware
9 10 (16.13%) Degree
9 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
10 9 (14.52%) SCCM
10 9 (14.52%) Finance
10 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
10 9 (14.52%) SQL
11 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
11 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (11.29%) Fat Client
12 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
12 7 (11.29%) Migration
12 7 (11.29%) Windows XP
12 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (19.35%) IIS
2 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.06%) Apache
4 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.84%) Node.js
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Office
2 16 (25.81%) MS Project
3 14 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (9.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.13%) DNS
3 5 (8.06%) LDAP
3 5 (8.06%) SMTP
3 5 (8.06%) SNMP
4 4 (6.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.61%) FTP
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.61%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Legal
4 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Law
4 3 (4.84%) Billing
5 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) French Language
6 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 5 (8.06%) Developer
2 5 (8.06%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (6.45%) QA Engineer
3 4 (6.45%) Project Officer
3 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
3 4 (6.45%) Administrator
3 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
3 4 (6.45%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (4.84%) Support Technician
4 3 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
4 3 (4.84%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (4.84%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 3 (4.84%) Build Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) MSMQ
1 5 (8.06%) Application Packaging
1 5 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) WPF
3 3 (4.84%) Silverlight
3 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Thin Client
1 7 (11.29%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) SCADA
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.29%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.06%) CentOS
5 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.06%) Linux
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Project Management
2 7 (11.29%) Migration
2 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
3 5 (8.06%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.06%) MVC
3 5 (8.06%) OO
4 4 (6.45%) ITIL
4 4 (6.45%) Change Management
4 4 (6.45%) Change Control
5 3 (4.84%) ITSM
5 3 (4.84%) Service Management
5 3 (4.84%) Workflow
5 3 (4.84%) Scrum
5 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Project Planning
5 3 (4.84%) Document Management
5 3 (4.84%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Perl
2 5 (8.06%) C#
2 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
2 5 (8.06%) Ruby
2 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) C
3 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.84%) VBA
4 2 (3.23%) PHP
4 2 (3.23%) Delphi
5 1 (1.61%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.06%) qmail
3 5 (8.06%) Squid
3 5 (8.06%) NFS
4 3 (4.84%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.61%) XenApp
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) WSUS
3 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) VMware
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) Citrix
5 5 (8.06%) NetApp
5 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.45%) AppSense
7 3 (4.84%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) Dell
8 2 (3.23%) SAP
8 2 (3.23%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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