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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.46% 6.02% 12.06%
As % of the Applications category 57.89% 39.02% 59.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Average daily rate £205 £79 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.49% -59.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £69 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £18.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.44%
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
38 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.88% 15.41% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 14
Average daily rate £175 £189 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £75 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £383 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 11 £313 +87.96% 11
Kegworth -3 3 £119 +58.66%
Market Harborough - 1 £250 - 1
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (68.92%) MS Office
2 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 44 (59.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (36.49%) IIS
5 23 (31.08%) Oracle
6 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
6 21 (28.38%) ISO 9001
6 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (27.03%) TickIT
7 20 (27.03%) WPF
7 20 (27.03%) Silverlight
7 20 (27.03%) RIA
7 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Blend
7 20 (27.03%) Waterfall
7 20 (27.03%) High Availability
7 20 (27.03%) User Experience
8 19 (25.68%) V-Model
9 18 (24.32%) UML
10 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (21.62%) Finance
12 15 (20.27%) Windows
12 15 (20.27%) SQL
12 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
12 15 (20.27%) Degree
13 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
13 13 (17.57%) ITIL
13 13 (17.57%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (14.86%) JIRA
15 11 (14.86%) Life Science

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (36.49%) IIS
2 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 51 (68.92%) MS Office
2 44 (59.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.46%) SAN
3 3 (4.05%) Wireless
4 2 (2.70%) Internet
4 2 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.35%) RS-232
5 1 (1.35%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) MS Access
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) ReportNet
4 1 (1.35%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Blend
2 12 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (14.86%) JIRA
3 11 (14.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 16 (21.62%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Manufacturing
2 11 (14.86%) Retail
3 6 (8.11%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Developer
2 19 (25.68%) Silverlight Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Software Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Configuration Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Release and Configuration Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Release Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Security Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Security Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Cabling Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) ITIL Configuration Manager
9 2 (2.70%) ITIL Release Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Release and Configuration Manager
9 2 (2.70%) SQL BI Developer
9 2 (2.70%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) Silverlight
1 20 (27.03%) WPF
2 9 (12.16%) .NET
3 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.81%) Web Services
4 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) JSON
5 1 (1.35%) REST
5 1 (1.35%) SOAP
5 1 (1.35%) XML
5 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) RIA
1 20 (27.03%) User Experience
2 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
4 11 (14.86%) Life Science
5 7 (9.46%) Clustering
5 7 (9.46%) CMDB
6 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.35%) Fintech
8 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Unix
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) High Availability
2 20 (27.03%) Waterfall
3 19 (25.68%) V-Model
4 18 (24.32%) UML
5 13 (17.57%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (17.57%) ITIL
6 11 (14.86%) Logistics
7 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.46%) Change Management
8 7 (9.46%) Data Protection
8 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
8 7 (9.46%) Problem Management
8 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.05%) Project Management
9 3 (4.05%) Time Management
9 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.70%) Functional Testing
10 2 (2.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) JavaScript
2 15 (20.27%) SQL
3 9 (12.16%) C#
4 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.05%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) ABAP
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Degree
2 9 (12.16%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.35%) HNC
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.38%) ISO 9001
2 20 (27.03%) TickIT
3 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (9.46%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.70%) QA
5 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) SCCM
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 46 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.08%) Oracle
3 8 (10.81%) Dell
3 8 (10.81%) HP
4 7 (9.46%) Altiris
4 7 (9.46%) EMC
4 7 (9.46%) IBM
4 7 (9.46%) VMware
5 2 (2.70%) Cognos
5 2 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Sun
Leicester, Midlands
De Montfort University
Rate: £25,769-£31,656 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Market Harborough
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago