The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.76% 15.51% 14.50%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 76.32% 63.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Average daily rate - £213 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
MS Excel
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Applications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.90% 20.32% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 10
Average daily rate £350 £213 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.00 £9.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £21.50 £27.00
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 Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Leicester region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Leicester region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 10 (58.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) MS Office
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) IIS
6 4 (23.53%) Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) WPF
7 3 (17.65%) Silverlight
7 3 (17.65%) RIA
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (17.65%) User Experience
8 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
8 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
8 2 (11.76%) RS-232
8 2 (11.76%) RS-485
8 2 (11.76%) High Availability
8 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) DHCP
8 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (23.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (47.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) RS-232
1 2 (11.76%) RS-485
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Silverlight Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Cabling Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) UAT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Silverlight
1 3 (17.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) RIA
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
1 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
1 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
1 2 (11.76%) High Availability
1 2 (11.76%) Project Management
1 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
1 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (11.76%) Validation
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) ERP
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Logistics
2 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
2 1 (5.88%) SDLC
2 1 (5.88%) Test Management
2 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) HNC
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.76%) TickIT
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Sun