Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 24 November 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -28 +21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 15 7 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.60% 2.33% 15.03%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 26.92% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 11
Leicester median daily rate £300 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +55.56%
Leicestershire median daily rate £250 £83 £180
% change year-on-year +201.20% -53.89% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Leicester median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +185.71% -35.63% +139.01%

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 Leicester with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 35 26 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 10.74% 8.67% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 14
Leicester median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Leicestershire median daily rate £336 £102 £180
% change year-on-year +229.66% -43.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Leicester median hourly rate £26.75 £16.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.19% +48.84% -46.25%
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.43 £9.23
90th Percentile £44.25 £21.43 £13.28
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -20.18% +12.00% -3.85%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Leicester

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Leicester

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Leicester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Leicester

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Leicester

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

1 12 (80.00%) MS Visio
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (26.67%) SCVMM
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Use Case
6 3 (20.00%) Spanish Language
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Server Building
6 3 (20.00%) PMO
7 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) High Availability
7 2 (13.33%) Modbus
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Document Management
7 2 (13.33%) Logistics
7 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 2 (13.33%) Documentum
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 12 (80.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Modbus
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Server Building
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Document Management
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Siemens
4 1 (6.67%) Google