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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 9 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 11.28% 15.12% 2.54%
As % of the Applications category 88.24% 70.27% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
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£180 £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
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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
17 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 12.78% 21.51% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Average daily rate £180 £310 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% +169.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £308
% change year-on-year
+2.68% +2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) Windows
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 11 (26.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (23.81%) MS Office
6 7 (16.67%) Web Services
6 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
8 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.90%) XML
8 5 (11.90%) VB
8 5 (11.90%) C#
8 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
8 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.90%) Degree
9 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (9.52%) Marketing
9 4 (9.52%) Life Science
9 4 (9.52%) Workflow
9 4 (9.52%) Finance
9 4 (9.52%) HTML
9 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 4 (9.52%) .NET
9 4 (9.52%) Oracle
9 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.52%) MS Access
9 4 (9.52%) CRM
9 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) Lync
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (23.81%) MS Office
3 4 (9.52%) MS Project
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SyteLine
2 1 (2.38%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) PBX
1 2 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) CTI
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MS Access
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.38%) CSS3
5 1 (2.38%) Ajax
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.38%) WCF
5 1 (2.38%) WPF
5 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) Life Science
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) Tandem
6 1 (2.38%) CMDB
6 1 (2.38%) RIA
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Project Management
2 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
3 4 (9.52%) Workflow
3 4 (9.52%) CRM
3 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.14%) BPR
4 3 (7.14%) ERP
4 3 (7.14%) ETL
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) UML
4 3 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Data Governance
4 3 (7.14%) Business Development
4 3 (7.14%) Time Management
4 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 3 (7.14%) V-Model
4 3 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) VB
2 5 (11.90%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) VBA
5 1 (2.38%) REXX
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) DCSE
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMP
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 3 (7.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (2.38%) Alias
4 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Dell
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Lotus
Leicester
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £13.75 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago