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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.05% 5.41% 6.17%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 44.44% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 14
Average daily rate
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£315 £206 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -45.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £348 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £13.60 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £17.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
62 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.11% 12.16% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 21
Average daily rate £333 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.13% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -56.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £18.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
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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 +4 10 £305 +14.55% 7
Cheltenham -9 6 £475 - 2
Cirencester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (52.46%) Windows
3 25 (40.98%) Security Cleared
4 21 (34.43%) MS Office
5 16 (26.23%) DV Cleared
6 15 (24.59%) Windows XP
7 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
7 12 (19.67%) Citrix
8 11 (18.03%) WAN
9 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
9 10 (16.39%) MS Project
9 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
10 9 (14.75%) SQL
10 9 (14.75%) LAN
10 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
10 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
10 9 (14.75%) SCCM
10 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
11 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (11.48%) Cisco
12 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
12 7 (11.48%) ITIL
12 7 (11.48%) Project Management
12 7 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (9.84%) Application Packaging
13 6 (9.84%) QA
13 6 (9.84%) Fat Client
13 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (9.84%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.84%) IIS
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) MS Office
2 10 (16.39%) MS Project
3 7 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) WAN
2 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.75%) LAN
4 5 (8.20%) DNS
5 4 (6.56%) LDAP
6 3 (4.92%) SMTP
6 3 (4.92%) SNMP
7 2 (3.28%) Internet
8 1 (1.64%) Firewall
8 1 (1.64%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.64%) Network Security
8 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.64%) SAN
8 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Military
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Deployment Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Desktop Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) HTML
1 6 (9.84%) Application Packaging
2 4 (6.56%) jQuery
2 4 (6.56%) HTML5
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) JSP
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) JSF
3 1 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Thin Client
1 6 (9.84%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.56%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (6.56%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.92%) PDA
3 3 (4.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) CESG
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows XP
3 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.56%) Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.92%) CentOS
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.64%) UNIX
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.48%) ITIL
1 7 (11.48%) Project Management
2 5 (8.20%) Time Management
3 4 (6.56%) 3D Rendering
3 4 (6.56%) Change Management
3 4 (6.56%) Workflow
3 4 (6.56%) Programme Management
4 3 (4.92%) Migration
4 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.28%) Coaching
5 2 (3.28%) Information Security
5 2 (3.28%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.28%) Validation
6 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.64%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.64%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.56%) Perl
3 4 (6.56%) PHP
3 4 (6.56%) C
4 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.92%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.23%) DV Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.20%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) MCITP
7 1 (1.64%) CWNA
7 1 (1.64%) MCTS
7 1 (1.64%) MCP
7 1 (1.64%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) CCNA
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.64%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) qmail
4 3 (4.92%) Squid
4 3 (4.92%) NFS
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Citrix
3 7 (11.48%) Cisco
4 6 (9.84%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) NetApp
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.28%) Dell
7 2 (3.28%) Primavera
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) Teradata
8 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.64%) F5
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle
8 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.64%) Remedy
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