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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 43 15
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 30 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.42% 3.15% 8.02%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 55.56% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 8
Average daily rate £338 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £497 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -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
48 27 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.28% 5.67% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 24
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £488 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 23
Average hourly rate £11.25 £42.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.21% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +6 7 £131 -55.12% 2
Cirencester - 3 £400 -
Tewkesbury - 2 £325 -
Cheltenham +10 1 £100 -73.33% 2
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 47 (72.31%) Microsoft
2 39 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 30 (46.15%) MS Office
4 26 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 24 (36.92%) Project Management
6 20 (30.77%) Windows
7 19 (29.23%) C
8 16 (24.62%) MS Project
8 16 (24.62%) PRINCE2
9 15 (23.08%) Finance
10 13 (20.00%) Primavera
11 12 (18.46%) Coaching
11 12 (18.46%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (16.92%) QA
12 11 (16.92%) ITIL
12 11 (16.92%) Cisco
13 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
13 10 (15.38%) LAN
13 10 (15.38%) WAN
14 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
14 9 (13.85%) Citrix
14 9 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (13.85%) CCNA
15 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
15 8 (12.31%) ITIL V3
16 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
16 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (10.77%) VPN
16 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
17 6 (9.23%) Service Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 30 (46.15%) MS Office
2 16 (24.62%) MS Project
3 12 (18.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.54%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon S3
1 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) LAN
1 10 (15.38%) WAN
2 7 (10.77%) VPN
3 4 (6.15%) Internet
3 4 (6.15%) IP Telephony
3 4 (6.15%) VoIP
4 3 (4.62%) DHCP
4 3 (4.62%) DNS
4 3 (4.62%) HTTPS
4 3 (4.62%) SAN
4 3 (4.62%) SSL
4 3 (4.62%) Wireless
5 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.08%) WLAN
6 1 (1.54%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) IPv4
6 1 (1.54%) MPLS
6 1 (1.54%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) MS Access
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.08%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Programme Planner
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Project Officer
6 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) Leaflet
2 1 (1.54%) Qt
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) CMDB
2 3 (4.62%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.08%) PMI
3 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.54%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.23%) Linux
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Project Management
2 16 (24.62%) PRINCE2
3 12 (18.46%) Coaching
4 11 (16.92%) ITIL
5 8 (12.31%) ITIL V3
6 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.23%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (9.23%) Service Management
8 5 (7.69%) ITSM
8 5 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (6.15%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.62%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (4.62%) SDLC
10 3 (4.62%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) C
2 6 (9.23%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) C++
4 2 (3.08%) Perl
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.08%) Python
4 2 (3.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) CCNA
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.23%) Degree
6 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.62%) APMG
7 3 (4.62%) CCNP
8 2 (3.08%) DBS Check
8 2 (3.08%) ISEB
8 2 (3.08%) MCP
8 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.54%) HNC
9 1 (1.54%) MAPM
9 1 (1.54%) MCITP
9 1 (1.54%) MCTS
9 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.08%) COSHH
5 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) BitLocker
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (6.15%) UAG
2 4 (6.15%) XenApp
2 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (72.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Cisco
3 9 (13.85%) Citrix
4 4 (6.15%) AppSense
4 4 (6.15%) Canon
4 4 (6.15%) Sophos
5 3 (4.62%) Nortel
5 3 (4.62%) Polycom
5 3 (4.62%) VMware
6 2 (3.08%) Casewise
6 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.08%) Dell
6 2 (3.08%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.08%) Genesys
6 2 (3.08%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) Meraki
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle
6 2 (3.08%) Siemens
7 1 (1.54%) Capita
7 1 (1.54%) LANDesk