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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.73% 7.38% 3.68%
As % of the Applications category 60.98% 35.53% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £440 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
41 76 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.40% 20.77% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 7
Average daily rate £400 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 25 4
Average hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.49% +112.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
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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
Cheltenham -11 9 £400 +175.86% 5
Gloucester 0 3 £495 +54.68% 1
Filton - 1 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
5 12 (30.00%) SQL
5 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.00%) Migration
6 11 (27.50%) Programme Management
6 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
6 11 (27.50%) MS Office
7 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 10 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 9 (22.50%) IT Asset Management
8 9 (22.50%) Asset Management
9 8 (20.00%) MS Project
9 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (17.50%) Cognos
10 7 (17.50%) Lync
11 6 (15.00%) C
11 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 5 (12.50%) SCCM
12 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
12 5 (12.50%) Information Management
12 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (12.50%) ERP
12 5 (12.50%) JD Edwards
12 5 (12.50%) ETL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (17.50%) Lync
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Office
2 8 (20.00%) MS Project
3 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) QlikView
6 1 (2.50%) SQLite
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Trainee Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Trainee
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (2.50%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) HTML5
2 1 (2.50%) COM
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) PDA
3 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
4 10 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Migration
2 11 (27.50%) Programme Management
3 9 (22.50%) IT Asset Management
3 9 (22.50%) Asset Management
4 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Information Management
5 5 (12.50%) ERP
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) UML
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Document Management
8 2 (5.00%) Time Management
8 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) C
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) MCTS
4 3 (7.50%) MCITP
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.50%) vSphere
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Cognos
3 5 (12.50%) JD Edwards
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Tableau
6 2 (5.00%) Alteryx
6 2 (5.00%) NetApp
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
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