The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 19 13 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 8.86% 8.11% 14.74%
As % of the Applications category 58.33% 66.67% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 10
Median daily rate £325 £313 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +47.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £265 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.50% +207.69%  
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 Leicester with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 24 18 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 15.19% 12.16% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 14
Median daily rate £325 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +62.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £265 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.25% +131.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Leicester

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Leicester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Leicester

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Leicester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicester region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (28.57%) MS Office
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Web Analytics
5 5 (23.81%) Omniture
5 5 (23.81%) Coremetrics
5 5 (23.81%) Pay per click
5 5 (23.81%) Marketing
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) SEO
5 5 (23.81%) Brio
5 5 (23.81%) C
5 5 (23.81%) CRM
5 5 (23.81%) Cognos
5 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (23.81%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (23.81%) WebTrends
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Search Engine Marketing
5 5 (23.81%) Market Research
5 5 (23.81%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (23.81%) Analytics
5 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
5 5 (23.81%) A/B Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Structured Cabling

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Profibus
2 1 (4.76%) RS-232
2 1 (4.76%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) git-flow
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cabling Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) MI Manager
6 1 (4.76%) MIS Manager
6 1 (4.76%) PPC Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SEO Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) A/B Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
3 5 (23.81%) Market Research
3 5 (23.81%) Pay per click
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Search Engine Marketing
3 5 (23.81%) SEO
3 5 (23.81%) Web Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
4 4 (19.05%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Brio
2 5 (23.81%) Cognos
2 5 (23.81%) Coremetrics
2 5 (23.81%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (23.81%) Omniture
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Mitel
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
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