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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 38 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 14.62% 8.79% 7.45%
As % of the Applications category 60.32% 55.10% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £181 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -53.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £9.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £40.75
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
63 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.23% 15.96% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 11
Average daily rate £230 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £117 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 17
Average hourly rate £12.42 £11.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -71.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £9.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £18.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.54%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +14 27 £284 -12.53% 4
Loughborough - 2 £190 - 2
Coalville - 1 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 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 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 23 (43.40%) MS Office
3 19 (35.85%) Windows
4 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
5 14 (26.42%) Finance
6 13 (24.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (24.53%) ITIL
7 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
8 11 (20.75%) Migration
9 10 (18.87%) SQL
10 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
11 8 (15.09%) PKI
12 7 (13.21%) Oracle
12 7 (13.21%) DNS
12 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
12 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (11.32%) Internet
13 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
13 6 (11.32%) Kerberos
13 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (11.32%) LDAP
13 6 (11.32%) IPsec
13 6 (11.32%) Degree
14 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (9.43%) MCSE
14 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
14 5 (9.43%) WAN
14 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (7.55%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (43.40%) MS Office
2 13 (24.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.55%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.21%) DNS
3 6 (11.32%) Internet
3 6 (11.32%) Kerberos
3 6 (11.32%) LDAP
3 6 (11.32%) IPsec
4 5 (9.43%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) ADSL
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.77%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Active Directory Specialist
2 7 (13.21%) Support Technician
2 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Developer
5 3 (5.66%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) IT Support
5 3 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) HTML5
1 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) ADO.NET
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (5.66%) jQuery
2 3 (5.66%) WCF
2 3 (5.66%) WPF
2 3 (5.66%) Silverlight
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) PKI
2 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.77%) iSeries
4 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.77%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) Wiki
5 1 (1.89%) SCADA
5 1 (1.89%) EPoS
5 1 (1.89%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
5 3 (5.66%) UNIX
6 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Migration
3 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.43%) Project Management
4 5 (9.43%) Time Management
5 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.55%) Change Management
6 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.66%) MVC
6 3 (5.66%) UML
6 3 (5.66%) ERP
6 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.66%) MVVM
6 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.66%) Analytics
6 3 (5.66%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.66%) XAML
3 3 (5.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) ISEB
3 3 (5.66%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.77%) HNC
5 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.66%) TickIT
3 2 (3.77%) SLA
4 1 (1.89%) QA
4 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.89%) DO-160
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Telerik
3 3 (5.66%) Lotus
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Remedy
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
Leicestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 33000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough, Leicestershire
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago