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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 40 15 40
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.35% 8.71% 1.85%
As % of the Applications category 55.17% 41.25% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £205 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £430 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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
29 80 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.08% 21.11% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 8
Average daily rate £410 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £123 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £404 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 5
Average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Gloucester -2 3 £400 +7.38% 3
Cheltenham -16 3 £375 +89.87% 12
Filton - 1 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 23 (53.49%) Windows
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
4 12 (27.91%) MS Office
5 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
6 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
7 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
8 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
8 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.28%) Citrix
9 6 (13.95%) .NET
9 6 (13.95%) C
9 6 (13.95%) MS Project
9 6 (13.95%) WAN
9 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (13.95%) Programme Management
10 5 (11.63%) Migration
10 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (11.63%) Time Management
10 5 (11.63%) SCCM
10 5 (11.63%) Cognos
10 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
11 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
11 4 (9.30%) Lync
11 4 (9.30%) 3D Rendering
11 4 (9.30%) HTML5
11 4 (9.30%) IT Asset Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (9.30%) Lync
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Project
3 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) WAN
2 4 (9.30%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.65%) QlikView
6 1 (2.33%) SQLite
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.98%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Trainee Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Trainee
7 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) jQuery
2 4 (9.30%) HTML5
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (9.30%) Graphic Design
2 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) PDA
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows XP
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.33%) UNIX
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.95%) Programme Management
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) 3D Rendering
4 4 (9.30%) Workflow
4 4 (9.30%) IT Asset Management
4 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.30%) UML
5 3 (6.98%) ERP
5 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.98%) ETL
5 3 (6.98%) Information Management
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (4.65%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) C
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) APMP
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CWNA
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Citrix
3 5 (11.63%) Cognos
4 3 (6.98%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.65%) Tableau
5 2 (4.65%) Alteryx
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) HP
5 2 (4.65%) Dell
5 2 (4.65%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
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