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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 26 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.35% 7.91% 5.99%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 61.02% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
Median daily rate £475 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.69% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £222 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £39.27 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.89% +131.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £29.85 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £43.45 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +13.79%

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
45 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.03% 12.97% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 28
Median daily rate £275 £398 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +15.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £218 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £33.39 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.05% +96.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £44.50 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +9.16%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +8 2 £550 - 2
Filton +1 1 - -
Gloucester -9 1 £550 +10.00%
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 27 (62.79%) Security Cleared
2 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
3 24 (55.81%) Windows
4 23 (53.49%) DV Cleared
5 18 (41.86%) C
6 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
8 12 (27.91%) MS Office
8 12 (27.91%) Oracle
8 12 (27.91%) Scrum
8 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
9 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
9 11 (25.58%) Linux
10 10 (23.26%) Python
10 10 (23.26%) Perl
10 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
10 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
10 10 (23.26%) Validation
10 10 (23.26%) V-Model
10 10 (23.26%) Selenium
10 10 (23.26%) Risk Analysis
10 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
10 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing
10 10 (23.26%) Manual Testing
10 10 (23.26%) System Testing
10 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
10 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
10 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis

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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.65%) Mule
2 2 (4.65%) Mule ESB
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Project
3 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Primavera
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
1 10 (23.26%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) MSI
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Test Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Installation Technician
6 2 (4.65%) PMO Planner
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Planner
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) SOAP
2 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.65%) J2EE
2 2 (4.65%) JSON
2 2 (4.65%) RAML
2 2 (4.65%) REST
2 2 (4.65%) Spring
2 2 (4.65%) WSDL
2 2 (4.65%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) XSD
2 2 (4.65%) XSLT
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) CCTV
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (27.91%) Scrum
3 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
4 10 (23.26%) Automation Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (23.26%) DevOps
4 10 (23.26%) Integration Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Manual Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (23.26%) SDLC
4 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
4 10 (23.26%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (23.26%) System Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Validation
4 10 (23.26%) V-Model
4 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) C
2 10 (23.26%) Perl
2 10 (23.26%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) Groovy
3 2 (4.65%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) XPath
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) Security Cleared
2 23 (53.49%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) XenApp
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) CloudHub
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Apple
6 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) VMware