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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.70% 5.47% 6.80%
As % of the Applications category 59.57% 52.08% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 17
Median daily rate £525 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
47 48 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.57% 10.50% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 35
Median daily rate £360 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.83 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +71.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +1 4 £308 -25.90% 4
Gloucester -2 2 £100 -79.79% 3
Cirencester - 1 £400 - 1
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 47 (83.93%) Microsoft
2 41 (73.21%) Security Cleared
3 30 (53.57%) DV Cleared
4 24 (42.86%) Windows
5 18 (32.14%) C
6 15 (26.79%) Project Management
7 13 (23.21%) MS Office
7 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
8 11 (19.64%) Finance
8 11 (19.64%) ITIL
8 11 (19.64%) Coaching
9 10 (17.86%) MS Project
9 10 (17.86%) SQL
9 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
9 10 (17.86%) LAN
9 10 (17.86%) WAN
9 10 (17.86%) Citrix
10 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
11 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (14.29%) Cisco
11 8 (14.29%) CCNA
11 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.29%) Primavera
11 8 (14.29%) ITIL V3
11 8 (14.29%) QA
11 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
12 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 7 (12.50%) VPN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) Moodle
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Office
2 10 (17.86%) MS Project
3 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Primavera
2 1 (1.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
1 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) LAN
1 10 (17.86%) WAN
2 7 (12.50%) VPN
3 5 (8.93%) SAN
4 4 (7.14%) Internet
4 4 (7.14%) VoIP
5 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
5 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
5 3 (5.36%) SSL
6 2 (3.57%) DHCP
6 2 (3.57%) DNS
6 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.57%) Wireless
6 2 (3.57%) WLAN
7 1 (1.79%) Firewall
7 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.79%) Network Security
7 1 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) MS Access
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Programme Planner
3 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Coordinator
4 5 (8.93%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support
4 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) PMO Coordinator
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) REST
2 2 (3.57%) WSDL
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) XSD
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) CMDB
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) BYOD
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Project Management
2 11 (19.64%) Coaching
2 11 (19.64%) ITIL
3 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 6 (10.71%) MODAF
6 6 (10.71%) UML
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.93%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Service Management
8 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) C
2 10 (17.86%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) C++
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.57%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) VC++
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (73.21%) Security Cleared
2 30 (53.57%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) CCNA
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) CCNP
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.57%) ISEB
6 2 (3.57%) MCP
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.79%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) MCSD
7 1 (1.79%) MCSE
7 1 (1.79%) MCTS
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 6 (10.71%) SLA
3 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (3.57%) COBIT
6 1 (1.79%) HL7
6 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) BitLocker
2 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (7.14%) UAG
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) XenApp
2 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
3 2 (3.57%) Xen
4 1 (1.79%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 47 (83.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Citrix
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) AppSense
4 4 (7.14%) Canon
4 4 (7.14%) Sophos
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
5 3 (5.36%) Nortel
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle
5 3 (5.36%) Polycom
6 2 (3.57%) Apple
6 2 (3.57%) Dell
6 2 (3.57%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.57%) Genesys
6 2 (3.57%) Meraki
6 2 (3.57%) Siemens
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) hybris
7 1 (1.79%) Intel Security