The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 27 24 47
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.79% 6.21% 2.33%
As % of the Applications category 55.88% 62.22% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 9
Median daily rate £425 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -0.58% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 34 45 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 10.37% 9.98% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 19
Median daily rate £160 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £128 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.11% -52.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Gloucestershire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Gloucestershire

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Gloucestershire

MS 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 MS Excel within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Gloucester -3 6 £413 +211.32%
Filton - 4 - -
Cheltenham +5 1 £400 +300.00% 2
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 30 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (52.00%) Windows
3 20 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 17 (34.00%) C
5 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (28.00%) Windows 7
7 13 (26.00%) MS Office
7 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.00%) Oracle
9 10 (20.00%) Scrum
9 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (18.00%) Linux
11 8 (16.00%) SLA
11 8 (16.00%) Python
11 8 (16.00%) Perl
11 8 (16.00%) Performance Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Selenium
11 8 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Validation
11 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (16.00%) Automation Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
11 8 (16.00%) DevOps

MS Excel
Top Related 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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) Anypoint
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.00%) Mule
3 2 (4.00%) Mule ESB
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (10.00%) MS Project
3 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Primavera
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
1 5 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (16.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) JUnit
2 2 (4.00%) Maven
2 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
1 9 (18.00%) Integration Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Installation Technician
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) PMO Planner
7 2 (4.00%) Programme Planner
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Customer Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) JSON
2 3 (6.00%) SOAP
2 3 (6.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.00%) J2EE
3 2 (4.00%) RAML
3 2 (4.00%) REST
3 2 (4.00%) Spring
3 2 (4.00%) WSDL
3 2 (4.00%) XSD
3 2 (4.00%) XSLT
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.00%) CCTV
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (20.00%) Scrum
3 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (16.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (16.00%) DevOps
4 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Performance Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (16.00%) SDLC
4 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (16.00%) System Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (16.00%) Validation
4 8 (16.00%) V-Model
4 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) C
2 8 (16.00%) Perl
2 8 (16.00%) Python
3 4 (8.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) Groovy
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.00%) XPath
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) PMO
3 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) CloudHub
1 2 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Remedy