The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 32 8 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.08% 2.37% 7.35%
As % of the Applications category 40.51% 50.00% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 31
Average daily rate £310 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £295 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.67% -6.66%
Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
79 16 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.95% 4.73% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 49
Average daily rate £320 £298 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £141 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 22
Average hourly rate £26.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Excel
South West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 11 £198 - 4
Gloucester -6 9 £320 -14.66% 4
Tewkesbury - - - -
Wotton-under-Edge - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 1
Dursley - - - -
Berkeley - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 24 (51.06%) Security Cleared
3 21 (44.68%) MS Office
4 20 (42.55%) Windows
5 13 (27.66%) MS Project
5 13 (27.66%) Finance
5 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
6 12 (25.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (23.40%) SCCM
8 9 (19.15%) DV Cleared
8 9 (19.15%) SQL
9 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (12.77%) ITIL
11 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
11 6 (12.77%) VMware
12 5 (10.64%) Migration
12 5 (10.64%) WSUS
12 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (10.64%) Thin Client
12 5 (10.64%) Project Management
12 5 (10.64%) Fat Client
12 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.64%) Change Control
13 4 (8.51%) Internet
13 4 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (8.51%) Citrix

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (44.68%) MS Office
2 13 (27.66%) MS Project
3 12 (25.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
1 4 (8.51%) DHCP
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) LDAP
3 1 (2.13%) FTP
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.13%) Toad
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Billing
3 3 (6.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Military
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) SCCM Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Project Officer
4 4 (8.51%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Project Support Officer
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Thin Client
1 5 (10.64%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) CESG
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) UNIX
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) Project Management
2 5 (10.64%) Change Control
3 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.51%) Service Management
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) ITSM
4 3 (6.38%) Resource Management
4 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
4 3 (6.38%) Document Management
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Security Management
6 1 (2.13%) MVC
6 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C
3 3 (6.38%) VBA
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) WSUS
3 4 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco
3 4 (8.51%) AppSense
4 3 (6.38%) Dell
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Lotus
5 2 (4.26%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £11 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £380 - £395 per day
Posted: 8 days ago