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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 9 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.15% 3.72% 8.90%
As % of the Applications category 45.16% 28.13% 60.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 22
Average daily rate
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£315 £250 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -32.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £410 £409
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 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
62 32 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.63% 13.22% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 40
Average daily rate £365 £225 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £130 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £382 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £11.00 £13.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £11.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 31 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 31 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 -5 11 £325 +52.94% 3
Cheltenham 0 5 £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 31 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 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
3 19 (33.33%) MS Office
4 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
5 15 (26.32%) MS Project
6 14 (24.56%) QA
7 13 (22.81%) IIS
7 13 (22.81%) Project Management
7 13 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
9 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
10 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
10 10 (17.54%) Degree
10 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
11 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (15.79%) VMware
11 9 (15.79%) DNS
12 8 (14.04%) Finance
13 7 (12.28%) Squid
13 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
13 7 (12.28%) Ruby
13 7 (12.28%) LDAP
13 7 (12.28%) Cisco
13 7 (12.28%) NetApp
13 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
13 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
13 7 (12.28%) Apache
13 7 (12.28%) Linux
13 7 (12.28%) SMTP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (22.81%) IIS
2 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.28%) Apache
4 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.26%) Node.js
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Office
2 15 (26.32%) MS Project
3 13 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.79%) DNS
3 7 (12.28%) LDAP
3 7 (12.28%) SMTP
3 7 (12.28%) SNMP
4 1 (1.75%) DHCP
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
4 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.26%) Law
5 2 (3.51%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.75%) French Language
6 1 (1.75%) Military
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 5 (8.77%) Developer
2 5 (8.77%) Administrator
3 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
3 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
3 4 (7.02%) QA Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (5.26%) Build Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 3 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 3 (5.26%) Project Officer
4 3 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (5.26%) Support Technician
4 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) MSMQ
1 5 (8.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 3 (5.26%) WPF
3 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
1 4 (7.02%) Clustering
1 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.26%) SCADA
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.75%) iPhone
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) CentOS
2 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Project Management
2 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
3 6 (10.53%) Migration
4 5 (8.77%) MVC
4 5 (8.77%) OO
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL
5 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.26%) Scrum
6 3 (5.26%) Workflow
6 3 (5.26%) Change Management
6 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.51%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (3.51%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.51%) Document Management
7 2 (3.51%) Change Control
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Perl
1 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
1 7 (12.28%) Ruby
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) C#
3 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.26%) C
4 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.51%) VBA
5 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) Delphi
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) Degree
3 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
2 5 (8.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.28%) qmail
2 7 (12.28%) Squid
2 7 (12.28%) NFS
3 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.26%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco
3 7 (12.28%) NetApp
3 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Primavera
6 1 (1.75%) AppSense
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum + pro rata
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago