Period
to 14 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 6 months to 14 June 2021 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 38 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 13 6 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.98% 1.69% 4.97%
As % of the Applications category 27.66% 15.79% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 12
10th Percentile " " £256
25th Percentile £413 £163 £328
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £175 £388
Median % change year-on-year +142.86% -54.84% +32.48%
75th Percentile £438 £188 £481
90th Percentile " " £523
South West median daily rate £379 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +16.54% -2.99% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
10th Percentile £26.25 " £14.00
25th Percentile £28.13 £26.25 £14.47
Median hourly rate £42.87 £27.50 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year +55.89% - -3.51%
75th Percentile £46.44 £28.75 £35.75
90th Percentile £50.00 " £43.90
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £22.25 £16.57
% change year-on-year +62.92% +34.32% -41.88%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 47 38 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.78% 10.73% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 35
10th Percentile £135 £233 £270
25th Percentile £226 £375 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £370 £513 £375
Median % change year-on-year -27.80% +36.67% +78.57%
75th Percentile £447 £538 £488
90th Percentile £526 £710 £521
South West median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -1.94% +3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 36
10th Percentile £18.34 £10.95 £14.94
25th Percentile £24.94 £11.17 £32.06
Median hourly rate £36.44 £13.00 £41.75
Median % change year-on-year +180.27% -68.86% +46.49%
75th Percentile £50.00 £28.75 £50.00
90th Percentile £55.63 £33.50 £51.00
South West median hourly rate £32.10 £18.42 £35.50
% change year-on-year +74.27% -48.11% +36.54%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 14 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +1 7 - - 2
Filton - 2 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (46.15%) Change Control
4 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
4 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (46.15%) Document Management
4 6 (46.15%) Requirements Management
4 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Power BI
6 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (15.38%) C
7 2 (15.38%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) VBA
7 2 (15.38%) MS Access
7 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Kanban
7 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (15.38%) Def Stans
7 2 (15.38%) Trello
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Power Platform
2 2 (15.38%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Power BI
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Control Officer
1 4 (30.77%) Project Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Project Controller
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
1 1 (7.69%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Change Control
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (46.15%) Document Management
2 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 6 (46.15%) Requirements Management
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (7.69%) Data Science
5 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Predictive Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Def Stans
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle