The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Leicester region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 15.43% 2.75% 11.48%
As % of the Applications category 69.44% 25.00% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £525 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
36 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 22.22% 11.01% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Average daily rate £300 £115 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% -61.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -71.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
Leicestershire

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 28 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 26 (48.15%) MS Office
3 19 (35.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (33.33%) SQL
4 18 (33.33%) Windows
5 17 (31.48%) Oracle
6 15 (27.78%) ITIL
7 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 14 (25.93%) ISO 9001
8 11 (20.37%) TickIT
9 10 (18.52%) Migration
10 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
11 8 (14.81%) Degree
11 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
11 8 (14.81%) Linux
11 8 (14.81%) UNIX
11 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (12.96%) ERP
12 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
12 7 (12.96%) Manufacturing
13 6 (11.11%) Finance
13 6 (11.11%) Blackberry
13 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (11.11%) Project Management
13 6 (11.11%) ISEB
13 6 (11.11%) Windows XP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) Lync
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) MS Office
2 19 (35.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (9.26%) MS Project
3 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.26%) HTTPS
2 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
2 5 (9.26%) HTTP
3 3 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.85%) LDAP
4 1 (1.85%) ADSL
4 1 (1.85%) Internet
4 1 (1.85%) IPsec
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) OLAP
2 5 (9.26%) Star Schema
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.70%) MS Access
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.96%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) IT Support
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Support
4 7 (12.96%) Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) IT Support Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Systems Support Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) IT Administrator
4 7 (12.96%) IT Support Technician
5 6 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) OBIEE Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) XML
2 4 (7.41%) .NET
3 3 (5.56%) ADO.NET
3 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.56%) CSS
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.56%) WCF
3 3 (5.56%) WPF
3 3 (5.56%) Silverlight
3 3 (5.56%) jQuery
3 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.56%) HTML5
3 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) AS400
3 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
2 8 (14.81%) UNIX
3 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Migration
3 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.96%) ERP
6 6 (11.11%) Project Management
6 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.26%) Analytics
7 5 (9.26%) Change Management
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.41%) UML
9 3 (5.56%) MVC
9 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Time Management
9 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.56%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) C#
3 3 (5.56%) VBA
3 3 (5.56%) XAML
3 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) ISEB
2 6 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) HNC
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) ISO 9001
2 11 (20.37%) TickIT
3 4 (7.41%) SLA
4 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.85%) DO-160
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Telerik
4 1 (1.85%) IronPort
4 1 (1.85%) RightFax
4 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Dell
4 1 (1.85%) Lotus
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec
4 1 (1.85%) VMware