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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 35 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.03% 6.34% 2.70%
As % of the Applications category 64.81% 53.57% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 4
Average daily rate
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£306 £350 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £424 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +131.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
54 56 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.84% 11.84% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 19
Average daily rate £375 £380 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +68.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Average hourly rate £43.83 £25.50 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.88% +77.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.22 £16.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.01 £39.30 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +1 7 £528 +37.45% 3
Tewkesbury +1 3 £375 - 1
Gloucester -10 2 £500 +48.14% 5
Cirencester - 1 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (38.33%) Security Cleared
4 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
5 21 (35.00%) Migration
6 20 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
8 18 (30.00%) Windows 8
9 17 (28.33%) IT Asset Management
9 17 (28.33%) MS Office
9 17 (28.33%) Programme Management
9 17 (28.33%) Asset Management
10 15 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 15 (25.00%) Lync
11 14 (23.33%) SQL
12 10 (16.67%) MS Project
13 9 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
14 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
15 7 (11.67%) C
15 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
15 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (10.00%) WPF
16 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (10.00%) Degree
16 6 (10.00%) C#
16 6 (10.00%) ERP
17 5 (8.33%) HP
17 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) MS Office
2 10 (16.67%) MS Project
3 9 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.67%) Primavera
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DHCP
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQLite
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) DTS
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Billing
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Analyst
2 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Transition Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) WPF Developer
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) WPF
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) WCF
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) COM
5 1 (1.67%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) PMI
3 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 20 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 18 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.00%) Linux
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Migration
2 17 (28.33%) IT Asset Management
2 17 (28.33%) Programme Management
2 17 (28.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (10.00%) ERP
4 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.33%) Information Management
4 5 (8.33%) MVVM
5 4 (6.67%) Project Management
5 4 (6.67%) ETL
5 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.33%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Time Management
7 2 (3.33%) QMS
7 2 (3.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C
3 6 (10.00%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) VB
5 3 (5.00%) VB6
5 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.67%) VBA
6 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (5.00%) MCTS
5 3 (5.00%) MCITP
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.33%) HNC
6 2 (3.33%) HND
6 2 (3.33%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Firmware
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) HP
2 5 (8.33%) Cognos
2 5 (8.33%) JD Edwards
3 4 (6.67%) ESRI
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (3.33%) TOWER Software
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
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