The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 10 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 49 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.39% 12.59% 4.93%
As % of the Applications category 92.45% 64.29% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 3
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£150 £231 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
MS Excel
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
53 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.73% 19.58% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 13
Average daily rate £150 £225 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £154 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Leicestershire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Leicestershire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +4 24 £180 -36.67% 7
Kegworth -1 7 £120 -
Loughborough -1 2 - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 48 (63.16%) MS Office
2 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 38 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (36.84%) Windows
5 23 (30.26%) SQL
5 23 (30.26%) Finance
6 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 18 (23.68%) Windows XP
8 18 (23.68%) Degree
9 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (21.05%) Waterfall
10 15 (19.74%) V-Model
10 15 (19.74%) Banking
10 15 (19.74%) TickIT
10 15 (19.74%) ISO 9001
10 15 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (19.74%) UML
11 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
12 13 (17.11%) Manufacturing
12 13 (17.11%) SLA
13 12 (15.79%) Web Services
13 12 (15.79%) .NET
13 12 (15.79%) Coaching
14 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.47%) C#
14 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
14 11 (14.47%) Financial Institution
14 11 (14.47%) Life Science
15 10 (13.16%) Logistics

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (7.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 48 (63.16%) MS Office
2 38 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (9.21%) MS Project
4 4 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) SyteLine
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) PBX
1 2 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) CTI
2 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.32%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) MS Access
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.32%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Blend
3 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (6.58%) JIRA
General
1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Banking
3 13 (17.11%) Manufacturing
4 11 (14.47%) Financial Institution
5 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Local Government
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Lead Software Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Release Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) MI Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Configuration Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Silverlight Developer
6 5 (6.58%) IT Support
6 5 (6.58%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (6.58%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) .NET
1 12 (15.79%) Web Services
2 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.89%) WPF
3 6 (7.89%) Silverlight
4 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.63%) XML
5 2 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (1.32%) jQuery
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.32%) REST
6 1 (1.32%) CSS3
6 1 (1.32%) XSLT
6 1 (1.32%) JSON
6 1 (1.32%) CSS
6 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.47%) Life Science
4 9 (11.84%) Hedge funds
5 6 (7.89%) User Experience
5 6 (7.89%) RIA
6 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
6 5 (6.58%) CMDB
7 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.95%) Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Windows
2 18 (23.68%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (21.05%) Waterfall
2 15 (19.74%) V-Model
2 15 (19.74%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (19.74%) UML
3 12 (15.79%) Coaching
4 10 (13.16%) Logistics
4 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.21%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.89%) ITIL
6 6 (7.89%) Project Management
7 5 (6.58%) Service Management
7 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) Time Management
9 3 (3.95%) CRM
10 2 (2.63%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.63%) Change Management
11 1 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 11 (14.47%) C#
3 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.21%) VBA
5 3 (3.95%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) ABAP
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.32%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.32%) MCP
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) ISO 9001
1 15 (19.74%) TickIT
2 13 (17.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Remedy
3 9 (11.84%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) Dell
5 1 (1.32%) EMC
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix
5 1 (1.32%) Lotus
5 1 (1.32%) Sybase
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Altiris
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