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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 7.93% 5.33% 7.37%
As % of the Applications category 61.90% 39.13% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£180 £288 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.39% -39.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £278 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
21 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.80% 13.61% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
Average daily rate £230 £288 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -39.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £174 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £331 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (18.42%) MS Office
6 6 (15.79%) VB
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) Web Services
7 5 (13.16%) XML
7 5 (13.16%) MS Project
7 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
7 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (10.53%) Marketing
8 4 (10.53%) Workflow
8 4 (10.53%) MS Access
8 4 (10.53%) CRM
8 4 (10.53%) HTML
8 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
9 3 (7.89%) Data Governance
9 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.89%) BPR
9 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.89%) CSS
9 3 (7.89%) Java
9 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.89%) C#
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
9 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (2.63%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Lync
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (18.42%) MS Office
3 5 (13.16%) MS Project
4 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SyteLine
2 1 (2.63%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) PBX
1 2 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) CTI
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MS Access
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Data Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Migration Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.63%) CSS3
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) WCF
5 1 (2.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Project Management
2 4 (10.53%) Workflow
2 4 (10.53%) CRM
3 3 (7.89%) ERP
3 3 (7.89%) ETL
3 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.89%) BPR
3 3 (7.89%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Business Development
3 3 (7.89%) MVC
3 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Data Governance
4 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.26%) Time Management
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) OO
5 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) VB
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) REXX
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (2.63%) DCSE
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Dell Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) Alias
4 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus
Leicester
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £13.75 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago