The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 30 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.

Microsoft Office Excel
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 15 7
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 7.46% 10.25% 15.02%
As % of the Applications category 56.41% 69.05% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 29
Median daily rate £325 £250 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +85.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £82 £77
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £325 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £13.63 £25.50 £11.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.56% +116.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £13.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.93 £37.10 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.54% +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 Leicestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 39 42 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 13.22% 14.84% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 36
Median daily rate £325 £250 £81
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +208.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £81 £77
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Leicestershire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Leicestershire

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Leicestershire

MS 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 MS Excel within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Leicester -1 13 £333 +10.83% 3
Hinckley - 3 £319 - 1
Kegworth +4 1 - -
Loughborough 0 1 - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) MS Office
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (20.00%) Finance
5 7 (17.50%) Wireless
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
5 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.00%) Analytics
7 5 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (12.50%) Market Research
7 5 (12.50%) A/B Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Web Analytics
7 5 (12.50%) Omniture
7 5 (12.50%) Pay per click
7 5 (12.50%) Marketing
7 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 5 (12.50%) Coremetrics
7 5 (12.50%) Search Engine Marketing
7 5 (12.50%) Time Management
7 5 (12.50%) SEO
7 5 (12.50%) Brio
7 5 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (12.50%) WebTrends
7 5 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (12.50%) Project Management

MS 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) SPSS
4 1 (2.50%) MS Project
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Wireless
2 5 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Profibus
4 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.50%) RS-232
4 1 (2.50%) RS-485
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) git-flow
1 2 (5.00%) Selenium
1 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Local Government
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Cabling Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Web Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Statistician
6 2 (5.00%) Web Analytics Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) CSS
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) JSON
2 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) Ajax
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.00%) Analytics
3 5 (12.50%) A/B Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) CRM
3 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (12.50%) Market Research
3 5 (12.50%) Pay per click
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Search Engine Marketing
3 5 (12.50%) SEO
3 5 (12.50%) Time Management
3 5 (12.50%) Web Analytics
3 5 (12.50%) Web Development
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.00%) BDD
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.00%) Line Management
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C
3 4 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) R
4 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Brio
2 5 (12.50%) Cognos
2 5 (12.50%) Coremetrics
2 5 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (12.50%) Omniture
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) EqualLogic
5 2 (5.00%) Meraki
5 2 (5.00%) Minitab
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (5.00%) Sophos
5 2 (5.00%) Veeam
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Google
6 1 (2.50%) Mitel
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Leicestershire
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £120 - £145 per day + Overtime, On-Call Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago