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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 36 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.23% 6.86% 5.78%
As % of the Applications category 40.54% 64.71% 50.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 15
Median daily rate £325 £306 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £140 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £537 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%
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
37 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.97% 10.60% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 30
Median daily rate £325 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £43.83 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.30% +71.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £19.22 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.01 £39.30
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -41.70% 9
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 35 (74.47%) Security Cleared
3 28 (59.57%) DV Cleared
4 19 (40.43%) Windows
5 15 (31.91%) C
6 11 (23.40%) Project Management
7 10 (21.28%) MS Office
7 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
7 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
7 10 (21.28%) Coaching
8 9 (19.15%) MS Project
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
9 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.02%) SQL
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
10 7 (14.89%) Primavera
11 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.77%) ITIL
11 6 (12.77%) Citrix
11 6 (12.77%) QA
12 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
12 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
12 5 (10.64%) WAN
12 5 (10.64%) LAN
12 5 (10.64%) UML
12 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.64%) Change Management

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 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Moodle
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 9 (19.15%) MS Project
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Primavera
2 1 (2.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LAN
1 5 (10.64%) WAN
2 4 (8.51%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
3 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.26%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Programme Planner
3 5 (10.64%) Coordinator
3 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Developer
4 3 (6.38%) PMO Coordinator
4 3 (6.38%) Project Officer
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Support Officer
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) REST
2 2 (4.26%) WSDL
2 2 (4.26%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) XSD
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) CMDB
3 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) BYOD
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.51%) Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.26%) Unix
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Project Management
2 10 (21.28%) Coaching
2 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) ITIL
4 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
5 5 (10.64%) Change Management
5 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.64%) UML
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) MODAF
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) SOA
6 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) C
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) C++
3 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
4 2 (4.26%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) Security Cleared
2 28 (59.57%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) CCNA
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CCNP
5 2 (4.26%) ISEB
6 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) MCSD
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) SLA
3 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (4.26%) COBIT
4 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (2.13%) HL7
5 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.26%) UAG
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.26%) Xen
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
3 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Citrix
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Apple
4 2 (4.26%) AppSense
4 2 (4.26%) Canon
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Dell
4 2 (4.26%) Forcepoint
4 2 (4.26%) Sophos
5 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.13%) hybris
5 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.13%) Nortel
5 1 (2.13%) Polycom