The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 32 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 8 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.02% 1.93% 6.94%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 20.83% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 14
Median daily rate £400 £325 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +154.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £345 £180
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 - £11.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 - £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 - £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 24 24 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 9.06% 9.27% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 17
Median daily rate £323 £325 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +170.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £77 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £350 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.27 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £11.90 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Leicestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Leicestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Leicestershire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leicester - 2 £525 - 1
Hinckley +2 1 £325 -
Microsoft Excel
East Midlands

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

1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (25.00%) SEO
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (25.00%) Web Development
5 6 (25.00%) Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) Pay per click
6 5 (20.83%) Market Research
6 5 (20.83%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) Marketing
6 5 (20.83%) Search Engine Marketing
6 5 (20.83%) Omniture
6 5 (20.83%) Coremetrics
6 5 (20.83%) Web Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Brio
6 5 (20.83%) C
6 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (20.83%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (20.83%) WebTrends
6 5 (20.83%) CRM
6 5 (20.83%) Cognos
6 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 5 (20.83%) A/B Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Data Strategy
7 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 4 (16.67%) MS Access

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (8.33%) Documentum
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) RS-232
1 1 (4.17%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (16.67%) MS Access
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Statistician
3 2 (8.33%) VBA Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Web Analytics Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Reporting Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) PPC Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Planner
4 1 (4.17%) Support Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Analytics
2 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (25.00%) SEO
2 6 (25.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.83%) A/B Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) CRM
3 5 (20.83%) Data Strategy
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) Market Research
3 5 (20.83%) Pay per click
3 5 (20.83%) Search Engine Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) Web Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Document Management
5 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C
3 3 (12.50%) VBA
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) R
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Analytics IQ
2 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.17%) PMO
3 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Brio
2 5 (20.83%) Cognos
2 5 (20.83%) Coremetrics
2 5 (20.83%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (20.83%) Omniture
3 2 (8.33%) Minitab
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore