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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 26 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.92% 11.11% 6.36%
As % of the Applications category 46.43% 61.40% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate
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£190 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £187 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £390 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.23% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 4
Average hourly rate £10.83 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
56 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.53% 18.10% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 11
Average daily rate £225 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £365 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 14
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £33.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -7.93%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 +9 15 £331 +3.43% 4
Loughborough - 3 £190 -
Coalville - 1 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (86.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (44.23%) MS Office
3 21 (40.38%) Windows
4 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
5 13 (25.00%) Finance
5 13 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (25.00%) ITIL
6 11 (21.15%) Migration
7 10 (19.23%) SQL
8 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
9 8 (15.38%) PKI
10 7 (13.46%) Oracle
10 7 (13.46%) DNS
10 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
10 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (11.54%) Degree
11 6 (11.54%) Internet
11 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (11.54%) Kerberos
11 6 (11.54%) ISO 9001
11 6 (11.54%) LDAP
11 6 (11.54%) IPsec
12 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (9.62%) MCSE
12 5 (9.62%) Linux
12 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
12 5 (9.62%) WAN
12 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (44.23%) MS Office
2 13 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.77%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.46%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) Internet
3 6 (11.54%) LDAP
3 6 (11.54%) Kerberos
3 6 (11.54%) IPsec
4 5 (9.62%) WAN
5 2 (3.85%) ADSL
5 2 (3.85%) Firewall
5 2 (3.85%) VoIP
6 1 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Support Technician
3 7 (13.46%) Active Directory Specialist
4 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support
6 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Developer
7 3 (5.77%) UAT Test Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) UAT Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) HTML
1 4 (7.69%) HTML5
2 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) ADO.NET
2 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.77%) CSS
2 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.77%) WCF
2 3 (5.77%) WPF
2 3 (5.77%) Silverlight
2 3 (5.77%) jQuery
2 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) PKI
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) EPoS
4 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.85%) AS400
4 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.85%) iSeries
5 1 (1.92%) RMADS
5 1 (1.92%) Wiki
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.92%) Derivative
5 1 (1.92%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX
6 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Migration
3 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Change Management
5 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Time Management
6 3 (5.77%) MVVM
6 3 (5.77%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (5.77%) Analytics
6 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.77%) UML
6 3 (5.77%) ERP
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) MVC
6 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.77%) C#
3 3 (5.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) MCSE
3 3 (5.77%) ISEB
3 3 (5.77%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.85%) HNC
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.77%) TickIT
3 2 (3.85%) SLA
4 1 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) DO-160
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 45 (86.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Lotus
3 3 (5.77%) Remedy
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Telerik
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec
Leicestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £23 - £35 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 33000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 days ago