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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.66% 6.02% 9.22%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 45.45% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£120 £288 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.26% -37.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £278 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £298 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £10.61 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.86 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £20.60 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
42 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.48% 13.25% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 5
Average daily rate £101 £288 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.04% -36.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £123 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £310 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.32 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £29.40 £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 3 June 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
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 3 June 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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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 +3 12 £280 -2.60% 2
Kegworth - 8 £81 -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 34 (51.52%) Windows
3 30 (45.45%) MS Office
4 24 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
5 19 (28.79%) Windows XP
6 16 (24.24%) Remedy
7 14 (21.21%) SQL
8 11 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 11 (16.67%) Finance
9 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.12%) Financial Institution
9 8 (12.12%) Workflow
9 8 (12.12%) SLA
10 7 (10.61%) Banking
10 7 (10.61%) Coaching
10 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.09%) Hedge funds
11 6 (9.09%) Project Management
11 6 (9.09%) VB
11 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 6 (9.09%) CRM
12 5 (7.58%) MS Project
12 5 (7.58%) Web Services
12 5 (7.58%) XML
12 5 (7.58%) C#
12 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (6.06%) Marketing
13 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.03%) Lync
2 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (45.45%) MS Office
2 24 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.58%) MS Project
4 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SyteLine
2 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.52%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) PBX
1 2 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) CTI
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) MS Access
3 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Financial Institution
3 7 (10.61%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Analyst
2 21 (31.82%) Service Analyst
3 17 (25.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (15.15%) IT Support
5 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (6.06%) MI Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Migration Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Data Migration Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Data Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Web Services
1 5 (7.58%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (4.55%) jQuery
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
4 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.52%) RESTful
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.52%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.52%) CSS3
5 1 (1.52%) Ajax
5 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.52%) WCF
5 1 (1.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Tandem
5 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 8 (12.12%) Workflow
3 7 (10.61%) Coaching
4 6 (9.09%) Project Management
4 6 (9.09%) CRM
5 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Business Development
7 3 (4.55%) BPR
7 3 (4.55%) ERP
7 3 (4.55%) ETL
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL
7 3 (4.55%) Service Management
7 3 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.55%) MVC
7 3 (4.55%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) VB
3 5 (7.58%) C#
4 4 (6.06%) VBA
5 3 (4.55%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
6 2 (3.03%) REXX
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.52%) DCSE
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.52%) MCP
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PMP
3 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.52%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.24%) Remedy
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Alias
4 2 (3.03%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Dell
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) Lotus
5 1 (1.52%) Sybase
Leicester
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £13.75 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £130 - 170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Venn Group
Rate: £275 - £330 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago