Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 43 34
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 12 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.70% 4.23% 3.39%
As % of the Applications category 26.09% 66.00% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Gloucestershire median daily rate £250 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.43% -12.94% +30.77%
10th Percentile £160 £313 £399
90th Percentile £525 £505 £444
South West median daily rate £381 £373 £338
% change year-on-year +2.35% +10.37% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 12
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £37.12 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.96% - -
10th Percentile £28.30 £22.50 £22.50
90th Percentile £44.93 £39.33 £29.88
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.89% - -

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 46 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.52% 6.41% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 15
Gloucestershire median daily rate £340 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -20.25% +81.11%
10th Percentile £148 £220 £165
90th Percentile £525 £472 £493
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +5.71% +3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £22.50 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.33 £33.30
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £32.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +1.56% +36.17% -14.55%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor 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 23 January 2020. 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 +4 5 £420 - 8
Gloucester +4 1 £155 -65.56%
Filton +1 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
1 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Change Control
2 6 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Document Management
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Information Assurance
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) PMO
5 2 (16.67%) HP ALM
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (16.67%) Psychology
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Officer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Controller
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Control Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
1 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Change Control
2 6 (50.00%) Document Management
2 6 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 5 (41.67%) Information Assurance
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Psychology
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) CAD
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) DV Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) OCP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Certification
4 1 (8.33%) APMP
4 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP ALM
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle