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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 41 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.02% 10.78% 3.54%
As % of the Applications category 85.42% 66.00% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 2
Average daily rate
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£150 £288 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £37.25 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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
48 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.58% 16.34% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 10
Average daily rate £135 £250 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +75.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £190 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.71 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.25 £18.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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 +3 16 £180 -37.39% 7
Kegworth 0 10 £120 -
Loughborough -1 2 - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (59.34%) Microsoft
2 45 (49.45%) MS Office
3 42 (46.15%) Windows
4 33 (36.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
5 24 (26.37%) Windows XP
6 23 (25.27%) SQL
7 18 (19.78%) Finance
7 18 (19.78%) Remedy
8 15 (16.48%) Banking
9 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.29%) SLA
11 12 (13.19%) Financial Institution
11 12 (13.19%) Coaching
12 11 (12.09%) Incident Management
12 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
13 10 (10.99%) Project Management
14 9 (9.89%) Hedge funds
14 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (9.89%) MS Project
15 8 (8.79%) Oracle
15 8 (8.79%) Web Services
15 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
15 8 (8.79%) VBA
15 8 (8.79%) C#
15 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (8.79%) Degree
16 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
16 7 (7.69%) Workflow
16 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) Lync
2 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (49.45%) MS Office
2 33 (36.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (9.89%) MS Project
4 4 (4.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) SyteLine
2 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) PBX
1 2 (2.20%) VoIP
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) CTI
2 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.10%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.40%) MS Access
3 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.20%) Selenium
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.10%) NUnit
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Banking
3 12 (13.19%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.40%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Retail
7 1 (1.10%) Publishing
7 1 (1.10%) Games
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (50.55%) Analyst
2 24 (26.37%) Service Analyst
3 21 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (10.99%) IT Support
6 7 (7.69%) MI Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (6.59%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.59%) Coordinator
7 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (3.30%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Migration Project Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Data Centre Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) Web Services
2 6 (6.59%) .NET
3 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.49%) XML
4 4 (4.40%) HTML
5 3 (3.30%) jQuery
5 3 (3.30%) CSS
6 2 (2.20%) WPF
6 2 (2.20%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.10%) LINQ
7 1 (1.10%) Ajax
7 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.10%) WCF
7 1 (1.10%) RESTful
7 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.10%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.40%) Life Science
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) RIA
6 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 2 (2.20%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Tandem
7 1 (1.10%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 42 (46.15%) Windows
2 24 (26.37%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) Coaching
2 11 (12.09%) Incident Management
3 10 (10.99%) Project Management
4 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.69%) Workflow
7 6 (6.59%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.49%) Service Management
8 5 (5.49%) CRM
9 4 (4.40%) ITIL
9 4 (4.40%) UML
9 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.40%) V-Model
9 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.30%) Data Governance
10 3 (3.30%) MVC
10 3 (3.30%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.30%) Time Management
10 3 (3.30%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.27%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
2 8 (8.79%) VBA
2 8 (8.79%) C#
3 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.49%) VB
4 4 (4.40%) Java
5 2 (2.20%) Perl
5 2 (2.20%) REXX
5 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) DCSE
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.10%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.10%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.10%) MCP
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) PMP
4 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) TickIT
2 4 (4.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.10%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 54 (59.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.78%) Remedy
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) HP
5 1 (1.10%) Dell
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix
5 1 (1.10%) Lotus
5 1 (1.10%) Sybase
5 1 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
5 1 (1.10%) Alias
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