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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.28% 5.88% 1.06%
As % of the Applications category 59.09% 52.94% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Median daily rate £330 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
22 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.01% 11.11% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 10
Median daily rate £360 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £110 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £46.07 £12.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.56% -70.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) SOA
2 11 (44.00%) Microservices
3 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) REST
4 9 (36.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) .NET
4 9 (36.00%) SOAP
4 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (24.00%) AOP
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.00%) Middleware
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
8 4 (16.00%) JBoss
8 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.00%) WCF
9 3 (12.00%) User Stories
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.00%) JIRA
9 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
9 3 (12.00%) MS Office

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Mule
3 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Technical Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Designer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Messaging Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Middleware Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) SOA Designer
4 3 (12.00%) SOA Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Messaging Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
1 9 (36.00%) REST
1 9 (36.00%) SOAP
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (20.00%) Middleware
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (8.00%) NHS
5 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.00%) iPhone
5 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Microservices
1 11 (44.00%) SOA
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (36.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (24.00%) AOP
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) User Stories
9 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
10 1 (4.00%) Information Management
10 1 (4.00%) Line Management
10 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Ada
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) VCP5
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) Veeam
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) WSO2