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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 26 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.76% 4.77% 7.24%
As % of the Applications category 60.47% 44.64% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Average daily rate £250 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £252 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £473 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £33.39 £11.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.50% -62.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £10.60 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.09 £61.40 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
43 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.53% 10.69% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 11
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £130 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £439 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.27 £74.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 4 £219 - 3
Cheltenham +7 2 £100 -65.81% 5
Tewkesbury - 1 - - 2
Filton - 1 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 52 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 37 (54.41%) Security Cleared
3 30 (44.12%) MS Office
4 24 (35.29%) Windows
5 23 (33.82%) DV Cleared
6 20 (29.41%) Project Management
7 15 (22.06%) PRINCE2
8 14 (20.59%) MS Project
8 14 (20.59%) Primavera
9 13 (19.12%) C
10 12 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
12 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
13 9 (13.24%) Coaching
13 9 (13.24%) Degree
13 9 (13.24%) QA
14 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
14 8 (11.76%) Cisco
14 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
15 7 (10.29%) ITIL
15 7 (10.29%) Finance
15 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (8.82%) WPF
16 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
16 6 (8.82%) SQL
16 6 (8.82%) C#
16 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
16 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
17 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (44.12%) MS Office
2 14 (20.59%) MS Project
3 12 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.47%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.88%) LAN
2 4 (5.88%) WAN
3 3 (4.41%) DHCP
3 3 (4.41%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) Wireless
4 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.94%) MPLS
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) BGP
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (1.47%) IPv4
5 1 (1.47%) OSPF
5 1 (1.47%) SSL
5 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.47%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Programme Planner
2 10 (14.71%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) PMO Planner
4 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Applications Support
5 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.41%) Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Project Officer
5 3 (4.41%) Project Planner
5 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) WPF
2 4 (5.88%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) WCF
3 2 (2.94%) COM
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) Leaflet
4 1 (1.47%) Qt
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) PMI
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Derivative
5 1 (1.47%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Unix
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Project Management
2 15 (22.06%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.24%) Coaching
4 7 (10.29%) ITIL
5 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
5 5 (7.35%) Migration
5 5 (7.35%) MVVM
5 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) UML
7 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.41%) QMS
7 3 (4.41%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.41%) Service Management
7 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) C
2 6 (8.82%) C#
2 6 (8.82%) SQL
3 4 (5.88%) C++
3 4 (5.88%) VB
4 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.41%) VB6
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (54.41%) Security Cleared
2 23 (33.82%) DV Cleared
3 9 (13.24%) Degree
4 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.88%) CCNA
7 3 (4.41%) APMG
7 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.94%) CCNP
8 2 (2.94%) HNC
8 2 (2.94%) HND
8 2 (2.94%) ISEB
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.94%) MAPM
8 2 (2.94%) MCP
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.47%) CCIE
9 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) COSHH
4 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.47%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.47%) Firmware
4 1 (1.47%) UAG
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco
3 4 (5.88%) Citrix
3 4 (5.88%) ESRI
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) VMware
5 2 (2.94%) Casewise
5 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.47%) Altiris
6 1 (1.47%) AppSense
6 1 (1.47%) Canon
6 1 (1.47%) Capita
6 1 (1.47%) Dell
6 1 (1.47%) Genesys
6 1 (1.47%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.47%) Meraki
6 1 (1.47%) Nortel
6 1 (1.47%) Polycom
6 1 (1.47%) Siemens
6 1 (1.47%) Sophos
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £150 - £205 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 12 days ago