The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 23 June 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 Excel
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.67% - 1.33%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £289 - £424
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 - £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

Microsoft 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 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 8.00% 6.50% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Cheltenham

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Cheltenham

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Cheltenham

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management

Microsoft 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Steward
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft