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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.00% 11.54% 4.00%
As % of the Applications category 84.38% 60.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
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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
32 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 17.78% 19.23% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 12
Average daily rate £425 £419 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +28.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £718 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 50 (84.75%) Microsoft
2 46 (77.97%) E-Commerce
3 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
4 35 (59.32%) SCOM
5 31 (52.54%) Windows
5 31 (52.54%) SCCM
6 28 (47.46%) IIS
6 28 (47.46%) DHCP
6 28 (47.46%) FTP
6 28 (47.46%) DNS
7 23 (38.98%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (37.29%) .NET
9 19 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (27.12%) ITIL
11 13 (22.03%) Web Services
12 12 (20.34%) Akamai
13 11 (18.64%) SOA
14 10 (16.95%) C#
14 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
15 9 (15.25%) Project Management
16 7 (11.86%) Retail
17 6 (10.17%) MS Project
17 6 (10.17%) CMS
17 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
17 6 (10.17%) DevOps
18 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
18 5 (8.47%) SLA
18 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 5 (8.47%) Sitecore CMS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 28 (47.46%) IIS
2 6 (10.17%) CMS
3 5 (8.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Project
2 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.39%) MS Office
5 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) CA Clarity
1 1 (1.69%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (32.20%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (47.46%) DHCP
1 28 (47.46%) FTP
1 28 (47.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (11.86%) Retail
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Legal
2 4 (6.78%) Publishing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Web Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Web Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Web Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) SCCM Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Digital Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Business Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 13 (22.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (77.97%) E-Commerce
2 16 (27.12%) ITIL
3 11 (18.64%) SOA
4 9 (15.25%) Project Management
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.17%) DevOps
6 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.78%) Database Security
8 3 (5.08%) Change Management
8 3 (5.08%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.39%) Data Security
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.39%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (1.69%) Use Case
10 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.69%) Time Management
10 1 (1.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) C#
1 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (59.32%) SCOM
2 31 (52.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (84.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) Akamai
3 5 (8.47%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.69%) Dell
4 1 (1.69%) CA
4 1 (1.69%) Planview
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