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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.67% 6.29% 17.65%
As % of the Applications category 57.89% 50.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate £313 £188 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £157 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -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
19 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 11.52% 12.59% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
Average daily rate £313 £198 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.22% +64.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 10 February 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 37 (78.72%) MS Office
1 37 (78.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
3 19 (40.43%) Oracle
4 17 (36.17%) IIS
4 17 (36.17%) ISO 9001
5 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
5 16 (34.04%) TickIT
5 16 (34.04%) WPF
5 16 (34.04%) Silverlight
5 16 (34.04%) RIA
5 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Blend
5 16 (34.04%) High Availability
5 16 (34.04%) User Experience
6 15 (31.91%) V-Model
6 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
6 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (29.79%) UML
8 11 (23.40%) ITIL
8 11 (23.40%) Degree
8 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
8 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (21.28%) Life Science
9 10 (21.28%) SQL
9 10 (21.28%) Finance
9 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing
10 9 (19.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (19.15%) JIRA
10 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 17 (36.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 37 (78.72%) MS Office
1 37 (78.72%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Wireless
2 2 (4.26%) RS-232
2 2 (4.26%) RS-485
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MS Access
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft Blend
2 9 (19.15%) JIRA
2 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (19.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
1 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Silverlight Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Software Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Configuration Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Release Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Cabling Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Configuration Manager
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) Silverlight
1 16 (34.04%) WPF
2 6 (12.77%) .NET
3 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.64%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) RIA
1 16 (34.04%) User Experience
2 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
3 10 (21.28%) Life Science
4 5 (10.64%) CMDB
5 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) High Availability
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) V-Model
2 15 (31.91%) Waterfall
3 14 (29.79%) UML
4 11 (23.40%) ITIL
5 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.89%) Logistics
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Validation
9 1 (2.13%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.13%) SDLC
9 1 (2.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) ABAP
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.13%) HNC
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) ISO 9001
2 16 (34.04%) TickIT
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Dell
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Sun
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