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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 13.38% 20.11% 13.82%
As % of the Applications category 77.78% 75.00% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Average daily rate
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£213 £180 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
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
27 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 17.20% 26.82% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 1
Average daily rate £200 £120 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 17
Average hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 2015, 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 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (21.43%) VB
4 6 (21.43%) MS Office
5 5 (17.86%) XML
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) VCP4
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Workflow
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) MS Access
6 4 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.71%) MS Project
7 3 (10.71%) CRM
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (10.71%) ERP
7 3 (10.71%) CSS
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Active Directory

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.57%) Lync
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.71%) MS Project
4 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) IPsec
2 2 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MS Access
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) NUnit
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Data Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Data Migration Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.14%) AS400
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Workflow
4 3 (10.71%) Data Governance
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) ERP
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) BPR
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Business Development
4 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) Document Management
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (10.71%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
5 1 (3.57%) REXX
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) VCP4
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Dell Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) DCSE
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Primavera
4 1 (3.57%) Alias
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: £13.75 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago