The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.69% 4.49% 12.70%
As % of the Applications category 68.89% 40.00% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 0 11
Average daily rate
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£363 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £16.13 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +74.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Applications Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
45 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.33% 11.24% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 1 20
Average daily rate £363 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £435 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £45.43 £16.25 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.56% +75.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Luton region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Luton

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Luton region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Luton region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (66.67%) SCOM
3 20 (60.61%) E-Commerce
4 18 (54.55%) SCCM
5 17 (51.52%) Windows
6 15 (45.45%) ITIL
6 15 (45.45%) IIS
7 14 (42.42%) DHCP
7 14 (42.42%) FTP
7 14 (42.42%) DNS
8 7 (21.21%) MS Project
8 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) SLA
9 5 (15.15%) Project Management
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
10 4 (12.12%) Legal
10 4 (12.12%) Publishing
10 4 (12.12%) Web Services
10 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
10 4 (12.12%) Database Security
11 3 (9.09%) DevOps
11 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
11 3 (9.09%) MS Office

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 15 (45.45%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Project
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) CA Clarity
1 1 (3.03%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) DHCP
1 14 (42.42%) FTP
1 14 (42.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
2 4 (12.12%) Publishing
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Web Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Web Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.03%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Project Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) E-Commerce
2 15 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) Database Security
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Data Entry
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Use Case
7 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (66.67%) SCOM
2 18 (54.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Akamai
3 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) Planview