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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 32 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.69% 4.72% 5.54%
As % of the Applications category 55.17% 33.33% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £321 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £186 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £473 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 £19.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -44.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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
58 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.13% 14.17% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 31
Average daily rate £380 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £13.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.45% -1.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -8 9 £325 -8.45% 4
Cheltenham -5 4 £384 +33.47% 3
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cirencester - - - - 1
Tetbury - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (39.66%) Windows
3 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
4 17 (29.31%) MS Office
5 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 16 (27.59%) Project Management
5 16 (27.59%) QA
6 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
6 14 (24.14%) IIS
7 13 (22.41%) SharePoint
8 12 (20.69%) DV Cleared
9 11 (18.97%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (18.97%) Degree
9 11 (18.97%) MS Project
10 9 (15.52%) DNS
10 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
11 8 (13.79%) Cisco
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (13.79%) Finance
12 7 (12.07%) VMware
12 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
12 7 (12.07%) Ruby
12 7 (12.07%) NetApp
12 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
12 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
12 7 (12.07%) LDAP
12 7 (12.07%) SMTP
12 7 (12.07%) NFS
12 7 (12.07%) SNMP
12 7 (12.07%) ITIL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (24.14%) IIS
2 13 (22.41%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.07%) Apache
4 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.17%) Node.js
6 2 (3.45%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Office
2 11 (18.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (18.97%) MS Project
3 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.52%) DNS
3 7 (12.07%) LDAP
3 7 (12.07%) SMTP
3 7 (12.07%) SNMP
4 5 (8.62%) LAN
4 5 (8.62%) WAN
5 1 (1.72%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Legal
4 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.17%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Military
5 1 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) Developer
2 7 (12.07%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Administrator
4 4 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 4 (6.90%) QA Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
5 3 (5.17%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.17%) Build Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 2 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) MSMQ
1 5 (8.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) WPF
3 3 (5.17%) Silverlight
3 3 (5.17%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) JSF
5 1 (1.72%) J2EE
5 1 (1.72%) JSP
5 1 (1.72%) SOAP
5 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.17%) SCADA
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (39.66%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) CentOS
2 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) UNIX
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Project Management
2 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
2 7 (12.07%) ITIL
3 6 (10.34%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) MVC
4 5 (8.62%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (8.62%) OO
5 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.17%) Scrum
6 3 (5.17%) Workflow
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.17%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.45%) Coaching
7 2 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) Ruby
1 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
1 7 (12.07%) Perl
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.17%) C
5 2 (3.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.45%) Delphi
5 2 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.69%) DV Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) Degree
4 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
5 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.45%) BC Cleared
6 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.72%) MCSE
7 1 (1.72%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.59%) QA
2 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) NFS
1 7 (12.07%) qmail
1 7 (12.07%) Squid
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco
3 7 (12.07%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) NetApp
3 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.62%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle
6 2 (3.45%) Primavera
7 1 (1.72%) Teradata
7 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.72%) Remedy
7 1 (1.72%) F5
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 140-170 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 19000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago