The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Leicestershire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.49% 4.03% 7.76%
As % of the Applications category 60.87% 43.48% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
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£288 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -57.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £12.60 £39.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.70 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
46 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.59% 9.27% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 4
Average daily rate £250 £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.69 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -70.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS Excel
East Midlands

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 +11 21 £288 -41.02% 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Lutterworth - - - - 2
Market Harborough - - - - 1
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 33 (48.53%) MS Office
3 22 (32.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (32.35%) Windows
4 19 (27.94%) SQL
5 16 (23.53%) Oracle
6 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
7 14 (20.59%) ISO 9001
7 14 (20.59%) ITIL
8 11 (16.18%) TickIT
8 11 (16.18%) Degree
9 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
9 10 (14.71%) Finance
9 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
9 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
10 9 (13.24%) ERP
10 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
10 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
10 9 (13.24%) Migration
10 9 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (11.76%) UNIX
11 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (11.76%) Linux
11 8 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
12 7 (10.29%) Project Management
12 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
12 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
13 6 (8.82%) Software Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.47%) Lync
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (48.53%) MS Office
2 22 (32.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.35%) MS Project
5 2 (2.94%) AutoCAD
6 1 (1.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.82%) Ethernet
3 5 (7.35%) HTTP
3 5 (7.35%) HTTPS
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (1.47%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) OLAP
2 5 (7.35%) Star Schema
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle OLAP
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (5.88%) MS Access
3 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
1 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) International Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Support Technician
3 9 (13.24%) Support Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Administrator
3 9 (13.24%) IT Support
4 8 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Support Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) IT Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Support
5 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.82%) UAT Test Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) UAT Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) OBIEE Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) XML
2 3 (4.41%) HTML
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) HTML5
3 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.94%) ADO.NET
3 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.94%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.94%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.94%) WCF
3 2 (2.94%) WPF
3 2 (2.94%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.94%) jQuery
3 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
1 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) AS400
3 4 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) SCADA
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (13.24%) Windows XP
4 8 (11.76%) UNIX
4 8 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) ERP
2 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
2 9 (13.24%) Migration
2 9 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.29%) Project Management
5 6 (8.82%) Change Management
5 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.35%) Analytics
6 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.88%) Time Management
7 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.41%) UML
8 3 (4.41%) Six Sigma
9 2 (2.94%) CAD
9 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.94%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) VBA
2 3 (4.41%) C#
3 2 (2.94%) XAML
3 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) ISEB
2 6 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.94%) HNC
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) ISO 9001
2 11 (16.18%) TickIT
3 4 (5.88%) SLA
4 2 (2.94%) QA
5 1 (1.47%) DO-160
5 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Telerik
3 2 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) Dell
4 1 (1.47%) EMC
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix
4 1 (1.47%) Lotus
4 1 (1.47%) Symantec
4 1 (1.47%) Remedy
4 1 (1.47%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) IronPort
4 1 (1.47%) RightFax
4 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco