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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 3 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 26 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 16.67% 13.73% 10.47%
As % of the Applications category 78.79% 63.64% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% +27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £443 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £16.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.00 £16.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.00 £16.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +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
33 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.15% 21.57% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 39 3
Average daily rate £195 £369 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.11% +32.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £276 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £590 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) MS Office
3 10 (27.78%) Windows
3 10 (27.78%) CRM
4 8 (22.22%) MS Project
4 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) Finance
5 7 (19.44%) WCF
5 7 (19.44%) REST
5 7 (19.44%) C#
5 7 (19.44%) .NET
5 7 (19.44%) SOAP
5 7 (19.44%) SOA
5 7 (19.44%) Reverse Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) Low Latency
5 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (16.67%) Intranet
6 6 (16.67%) Internet
6 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) AOP
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 5 (13.89%) Mule
7 5 (13.89%) SQL
7 5 (13.89%) SLA
7 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
7 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) Mule
3 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 2 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Office
2 8 (22.22%) MS Project
3 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.78%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Intranet
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 2 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.78%) VectorCAST
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Local Government
3 3 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.56%) Dutch Language
4 2 (5.56%) French Language
4 2 (5.56%) German Language
4 2 (5.56%) Italian Language
4 2 (5.56%) Automotive
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Architect
1 7 (19.44%) Technical Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Project Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Project Support Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.78%) Junior
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
1 7 (19.44%) SOAP
1 7 (19.44%) WCF
1 7 (19.44%) REST
2 4 (11.11%) MSMQ
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.78%) cXML
4 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (19.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (8.33%) Statistics
3 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Blog
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) CRM
2 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 7 (19.44%) Reverse Engineering
3 7 (19.44%) SOA
3 7 (19.44%) Low Latency
4 5 (13.89%) Microservices
4 5 (13.89%) Campaign Management
4 5 (13.89%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (13.89%) AOP
4 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.89%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Email Migration
7 2 (5.56%) SDLC
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Ada
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) CCNP
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) PMP
2 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ACCA
3 1 (2.78%) CIMA
3 1 (2.78%) CCA
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.78%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Citrix
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.56%) WSO2
5 1 (2.78%) Tableau
5 1 (2.78%) Facebook
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter
5 1 (2.78%) Ariba
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos