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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 15.00% 15.20% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category 77.14% 64.58% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate
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£213 £225 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -52.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -35.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.22 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £22.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
35 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.44% 23.53% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
Average daily rate £213 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.28 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £27.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 April 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 24 April 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 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (24.14%) MS Office
5 6 (20.69%) VB
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) MS Project
6 5 (17.24%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) MS Access
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) Workflow
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.34%) BPR
8 3 (10.34%) Java
8 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.34%) CRM
8 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (10.34%) ERP
8 3 (10.34%) ETL
8 3 (10.34%) CSS
8 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (10.34%) Data Governance
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.45%) Lync
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
3 5 (17.24%) MS Project
4 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Primavera
2 1 (3.45%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MS Access
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Data Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.45%) Ajax
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) LINQ
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) Workflow
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) BPR
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) ERP
3 3 (10.34%) ETL
3 3 (10.34%) Data Governance
3 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Business Development
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) OO
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) VB
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) REXX
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Dell Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) DCSE
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.45%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Alias
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Lotus
4 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
Leicester
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £13.75 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago