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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.20% 17.19% 3.88%
As % of the Applications category 42.11% 88.00% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Median daily rate £300 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -
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
19 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 14.73% 19.53% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 13
Median daily rate £338 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) MS Office
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) CRM
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Northgate
6 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) UML
8 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (11.76%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (11.76%) WebTrends
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) Cognos
8 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) C
8 2 (11.76%) .NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.88%) InDesign
3 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.88%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) git-flow
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cabling Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Market Research
5 2 (11.76%) Pay per click
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Search Engine Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) SEO
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) V-Model
5 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Northgate
3 2 (11.76%) Brio
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 2 (11.76%) Coremetrics
3 2 (11.76%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (11.76%) Omniture
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix