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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 23 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.52% 3.50% 10.96%
As % of the Applications category 56.25% 46.67% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
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£263 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
16 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.82% 7.50% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 8
Average daily rate £200 £425 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £343 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 21 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Luton region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) E-Commerce
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 8 (34.78%) DHCP
4 8 (34.78%) FTP
4 8 (34.78%) DNS
4 8 (34.78%) IIS
4 8 (34.78%) SCCM
4 8 (34.78%) SCOM
5 7 (30.43%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) MS Office
6 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
7 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (17.39%) Akamai
7 4 (17.39%) Retail
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) MS Project
8 3 (13.04%) C#
8 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
8 3 (13.04%) CMS
8 3 (13.04%) PaaS
8 3 (13.04%) DevOps
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (13.04%) Problem Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 8 (34.78%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
1 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Project
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DHCP
1 8 (34.78%) FTP
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Web Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Web Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Integration Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Project Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) E-Commerce
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Data Security
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PMP
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ACCA
2 1 (4.35%) CIMA
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
1 8 (34.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Akamai
3 3 (13.04%) Sitecore