The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office Excel
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.92% 1.27% 1.35%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 20.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £100 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +300.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -1.07% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 3.85% 6.33% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £300 £240 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +118.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £27.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Cheltenham

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Excel in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Cheltenham

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (16.67%) Anypoint
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (16.67%) Mule
1 1 (16.67%) Mule ESB
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) RAML
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSD
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) API Design
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Content Management
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (16.67%) MODAF
1 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Threat Management
1 1 (16.67%) UML
1 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Groovy
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle