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 3 months to 27 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 36 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 6 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.82% 3.56% 3.20%
As % of the Applications category 26.09% 40.48% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £289 £317 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.91% -20.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £152 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £528 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £26.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% +16.66%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 23 42 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 6.99% 8.79% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 21
Median daily rate £350 £323 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.52% -21.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £100 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £418 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Median hourly rate £10.36 £27.50 £35.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.32% -22.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 2 £289 - 2
Gloucester -3 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 11 (52.38%) Finance
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) C
4 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Change Control
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (28.57%) Document Management
5 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
5 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
6 4 (19.05%) SLA
6 4 (19.05%) Line Management
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (9.52%) Data Quality

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
1 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Project Officer
1 6 (28.57%) Project Support Officer
1 6 (28.57%) Support Officer
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Steward
5 1 (4.76%) Excel Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Change Control
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (28.57%) Document Management
3 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
4 4 (19.05%) Line Management
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.52%) PMO
3 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
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