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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 32 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.14% 7.39% 5.28%
As % of the Applications category 49.23% 54.41% 44.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 6
Median daily rate £275 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.38 £41.89 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.45% +146.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £39.79 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £43.98 £28.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -
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
65 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.51% 13.57% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 23
Median daily rate £205 £380 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.05% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £150 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 14
Median hourly rate £12.25 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.45% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £44.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 5 £538 +36.94% 3
Gloucester -5 3 £130 -74.00% 3
Filton +2 2 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
3 27 (58.70%) DV Cleared
4 23 (50.00%) Windows
5 18 (39.13%) C
6 14 (30.43%) MS Office
7 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
8 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 9 (19.57%) Scrum
9 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
10 8 (17.39%) MS Project
10 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
10 8 (17.39%) Linux
11 7 (15.22%) Python
11 7 (15.22%) Perl
11 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
11 7 (15.22%) Validation
11 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
11 7 (15.22%) System Testing
11 7 (15.22%) V-Model
11 7 (15.22%) Selenium
11 7 (15.22%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Cucumber

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 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.35%) Mule
2 2 (4.35%) Mule ESB
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Office
2 8 (17.39%) MS Project
3 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Primavera
2 1 (2.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Cucumber
1 7 (15.22%) Selenium
2 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) JUnit
3 2 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) MSI
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Integration Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Test Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Installation Technician
6 2 (4.35%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (4.35%) PMO Planner
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Planner
6 2 (4.35%) Project Officer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) SOAP
2 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.35%) J2EE
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
2 2 (4.35%) RAML
2 2 (4.35%) REST
2 2 (4.35%) Spring
2 2 (4.35%) WSDL
2 2 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) XSD
2 2 (4.35%) XSLT
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.35%) CCTV
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.39%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (19.57%) Scrum
3 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps
4 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Manual Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
4 7 (15.22%) System Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Validation
4 7 (15.22%) V-Model
4 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) C
2 7 (15.22%) Perl
2 7 (15.22%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) Groovy
4 2 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) XPath
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
2 27 (58.70%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) CloudHub
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) VMware