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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 6.59% 5.81% 10.91%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 76.92% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
Average daily rate £588 £403 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.96% +34.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £31.25 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
MS Excel
Bedfordshire

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
15 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.24% 7.56% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 12
Average daily rate £588 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Luton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 34 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 13 (30.95%) SOA
4 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (26.19%) Reverse Engineering
5 11 (26.19%) REST
5 11 (26.19%) SLA
5 11 (26.19%) SOAP
6 10 (23.81%) Low Latency
6 10 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (21.43%) Microservices
7 9 (21.43%) ITIL
7 9 (21.43%) C#
7 9 (21.43%) .NET
7 9 (21.43%) MSMQ
7 9 (21.43%) NHS
8 8 (19.05%) WCF
9 7 (16.67%) Apple
9 7 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (16.67%) MS Project
9 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 6 (14.29%) MS Office
10 6 (14.29%) CRM
10 6 (14.29%) Middleware
10 6 (14.29%) AOP
10 6 (14.29%) TDD
11 5 (11.90%) Migration
11 5 (11.90%) JIRA
11 5 (11.90%) Data Integration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (9.52%) Confluence
1 4 (9.52%) Mule
2 3 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (7.14%) JBoss
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Project
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Internet
1 4 (9.52%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (7.14%) VectorCAST
General
1 7 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
5 1 (2.38%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.38%) German Language
5 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
5 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Architect
2 13 (30.95%) Technical Architect
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) IT Support
5 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Integration Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Messaging Architect
7 3 (7.14%) CRM Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) IT Technician
7 3 (7.14%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) REST
1 11 (26.19%) SOAP
2 9 (21.43%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) MSMQ
3 8 (19.05%) WCF
4 6 (14.29%) Middleware
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (21.43%) NHS
4 5 (11.90%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
5 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) VxWorks
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.95%) SOA
3 11 (26.19%) Reverse Engineering
4 10 (23.81%) Low Latency
5 9 (21.43%) ITIL
5 9 (21.43%) Microservices
6 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 6 (14.29%) AOP
7 6 (14.29%) CRM
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.90%) Migration
9 4 (9.52%) Case Management
9 4 (9.52%) Data Transformation
9 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.52%) Validation
10 3 (7.14%) Open Source
10 3 (7.14%) Time Management
10 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) C#
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Ada
3 3 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CCNA
1 1 (2.38%) CCNP
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) ECDL
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Apple
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.52%) Atlassian
5 3 (7.14%) SAP
5 3 (7.14%) WSO2
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.38%) VMware