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 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 38 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.75% 14.43% 9.95%
As % of the Applications category 74.51% 66.67% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 2
Average daily rate
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£150 £180 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £120 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £250 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 18
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.72 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.85% -46.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
- -4.69%
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
51 63 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.11% 21.65% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 3
Average daily rate £150 £205 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £120 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £350 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 20
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -60.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 March 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 5 March 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 -4 21 £213 +18.05% 9
Kegworth -1 9 £81 -
Loughborough - - - - 3
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.88%) Windows
3 22 (38.60%) MS Office
4 19 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (26.32%) Remedy
6 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
7 12 (21.05%) Workflow
8 11 (19.30%) SQL
8 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
9 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.28%) Finance
11 6 (10.53%) Migration
11 6 (10.53%) ITIL
11 6 (10.53%) VB
11 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
12 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
12 5 (8.77%) HTML
12 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
12 5 (8.77%) Linux
12 5 (8.77%) XML
12 5 (8.77%) Project Management
12 5 (8.77%) Retail
12 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
13 4 (7.02%) VCP4
13 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) Lync
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.75%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (38.60%) MS Office
2 19 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.26%) MS Project
4 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) VoIP
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.75%) SNMP
3 1 (1.75%) LAN
3 1 (1.75%) PSTN
3 1 (1.75%) CTI
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) MPLS
3 1 (1.75%) DPNSS
3 1 (1.75%) LDAP
3 1 (1.75%) SCCP
3 1 (1.75%) IPsec
3 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.75%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MS Access
3 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.51%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Service Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) IT Support
4 7 (12.28%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (7.02%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Data Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 2 (3.51%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) HTML
1 5 (8.77%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 3 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (3.51%) jQuery
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.75%) .NET
5 1 (1.75%) Ajax
5 1 (1.75%) LINQ
5 1 (1.75%) WCF
5 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.75%) TAPI
5 1 (1.75%) RESTful
5 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) iSeries
2 2 (3.51%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.51%) AS400
2 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.51%) EPoS
2 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Workflow
2 9 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) Project Management
4 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.26%) ETL
6 3 (5.26%) BPR
6 3 (5.26%) ERP
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.26%) Business Development
6 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.26%) Data Governance
7 2 (3.51%) Time Management
7 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.51%) Scrum
7 2 (3.51%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) VB
3 4 (7.02%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.51%) Perl
5 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.51%) REXX
6 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) VCP4
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Dell Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CCIE
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) Remedy
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Alias
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Lotus
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec
6 1 (1.75%) Primavera
6 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
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