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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 13.66% 3.70% 11.97%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 28.57% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£288 £488 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.02% +62.50%
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
33 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.50% 12.96% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Average daily rate £300 £116 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -61.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 2
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 24 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 24 July 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 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 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (50.98%) MS Office
3 19 (37.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (35.29%) SQL
5 17 (33.33%) Oracle
6 16 (31.37%) Windows
7 14 (27.45%) ISO 9001
8 13 (25.49%) ITIL
9 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
10 11 (21.57%) TickIT
11 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (15.69%) Degree
12 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
12 8 (15.69%) Linux
12 8 (15.69%) UNIX
12 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
12 8 (15.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
13 7 (13.73%) ERP
13 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
13 7 (13.73%) Migration
14 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
14 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
14 6 (11.76%) Blackberry
14 6 (11.76%) Project Management
14 6 (11.76%) ISEB
14 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
14 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (9.80%) Analytics

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) Lync
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (50.98%) MS Office
2 19 (37.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
3 5 (9.80%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) HTTPS
2 5 (9.80%) Ethernet
2 5 (9.80%) HTTP
3 3 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (1.96%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (9.80%) Star Schema
2 5 (9.80%) OLAP
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.92%) MS Access
6 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Support Technician
3 8 (15.69%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) IT Support
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Support
4 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) IT Support Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Support Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) IT Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) IT Support Technician
5 6 (11.76%) UAT Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (11.76%) UAT Test Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) OBIEE Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
3 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.88%) HTML5
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (5.88%) ADO.NET
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) CSS
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 3 (5.88%) WCF
3 3 (5.88%) WPF
3 3 (5.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 6 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.80%) AS400
3 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) UNIX
3 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.73%) ERP
4 7 (13.73%) Migration
5 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.80%) Analytics
6 5 (9.80%) Change Management
6 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) UML
7 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.88%) MVVM
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 3 (5.88%) MVC
9 2 (3.92%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) VBA
3 3 (5.88%) XAML
4 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (3.92%) HNC
4 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) ISO 9001
2 11 (21.57%) TickIT
3 4 (7.84%) SLA
4 1 (1.96%) DO-160
4 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Telerik
4 1 (1.96%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.96%) RightFax
4 1 (1.96%) Symantec
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Lotus
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Dell
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) IronPort