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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 42 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.39% 3.66% 8.44%
As % of the Applications category 82.35% 37.50% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 0 11
Average daily rate
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£363 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.13 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +101.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
51 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.76% 9.76% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 3 19
Average daily rate £363 £593 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.81% +48.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £432 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £45.43 £16.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.56% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

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 October 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 October 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 44 (86.27%) Microsoft
2 38 (74.51%) E-Commerce
3 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
4 30 (58.82%) SCOM
5 26 (50.98%) SCCM
5 26 (50.98%) Windows
6 23 (45.10%) DHCP
6 23 (45.10%) FTP
6 23 (45.10%) DNS
6 23 (45.10%) IIS
7 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (33.33%) ITIL
9 16 (31.37%) .NET
9 16 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (19.61%) Web Services
11 9 (17.65%) SOA
11 9 (17.65%) Akamai
12 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
12 8 (15.69%) C#
13 7 (13.73%) MS Project
14 6 (11.76%) Project Management
14 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (9.80%) SLA
15 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (9.80%) Retail
15 5 (9.80%) Finance
15 5 (9.80%) Publishing
15 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 23 (45.10%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) CMS
3 3 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Workday HCM
1 1 (1.96%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) DHCP
1 23 (45.10%) FTP
1 23 (45.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (9.80%) Retail
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
1 5 (9.80%) Publishing
2 4 (7.84%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Web Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Web Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Web Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (1.96%) IT Support
7 1 (1.96%) Build Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Project Coordinator
7 1 (1.96%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) E-Commerce
2 17 (33.33%) ITIL
3 9 (17.65%) SOA
4 6 (11.76%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) Database Security
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps
7 3 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (3.92%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (3.92%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.92%) Data Entry
9 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.96%) Use Case
9 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
1 8 (15.69%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (58.82%) SCOM
2 26 (50.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (86.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Akamai
3 3 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.96%) Planview
4 1 (1.96%) Dell
4 1 (1.96%) CA
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