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 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 51 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.78% 10.43% 8.72%
As % of the Applications category 78.46% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 5
Average daily rate
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£81 £223 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.59% -45.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £168 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £11.80 £10.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.14% -33.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.22 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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
65 60 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.84% 17.39% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 7
Average daily rate £81 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.89% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £171 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £350 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.32 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £30.00 £30.00
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 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 April 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 28 April 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 29 £213 -5.55% 5
Kegworth - 13 £81 -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
2 34 (53.97%) Windows
3 27 (42.86%) MS Office
3 27 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (30.16%) Remedy
4 19 (30.16%) Windows XP
5 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
6 13 (20.63%) Incident Management
7 10 (15.87%) Workflow
7 10 (15.87%) SQL
8 8 (12.70%) Finance
9 7 (11.11%) Project Management
9 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 6 (9.52%) VB
10 6 (9.52%) MS Project
11 5 (7.94%) XML
11 5 (7.94%) CRM
11 5 (7.94%) Financial Institution
11 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
12 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.35%) Migration
12 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (6.35%) Web Services
12 4 (6.35%) MS Access
12 4 (6.35%) C#
12 4 (6.35%) HTML
12 4 (6.35%) SLA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Lync
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (42.86%) MS Office
1 27 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (9.52%) MS Project
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SyteLine
2 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.59%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LAN
1 1 (1.59%) PBX
1 1 (1.59%) VoIP
1 1 (1.59%) WAN
1 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) MS Access
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.17%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Analyst
2 21 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 15 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (19.05%) IT Support
5 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Coordinator
7 4 (6.35%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.76%) Migration Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Data Migration Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Data Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Test Coordinator
9 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) XML
2 4 (6.35%) HTML
2 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (3.17%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
5 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.59%) .NET
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.59%) Ajax
5 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.59%) WCF
5 1 (1.59%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) Windows XP
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) Incident Management
2 10 (15.87%) Workflow
3 7 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (7.94%) CRM
4 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.35%) Migration
5 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.76%) ERP
6 3 (4.76%) ETL
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.76%) BPR
6 3 (4.76%) ITIL
6 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Business Development
6 3 (4.76%) Data Governance
6 3 (4.76%) Coaching
7 2 (3.17%) MVC
7 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) VB
3 4 (6.35%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) Java
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
5 2 (3.17%) REXX
5 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.59%) DCSE
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.59%) MCP
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PMP
3 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.16%) Remedy
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Alias
5 1 (1.59%) Dell
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Lotus
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
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