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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.65% 17.76% 17.20%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 90.00% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 28
Median daily rate £243 £556 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.40% +40.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £115 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £644 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
4 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.54% 19.74% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 33
Median daily rate £135 £538 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.88% +41.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £129 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mart
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Teradata
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) OLTP
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) MS Access
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) OLAP
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services

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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mart
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP
2 2 (28.57%) OLTP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
2 2 (28.57%) IT Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Procurement Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Web Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) ETL
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Teradata
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) HP