Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 37 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 -24 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 25 23 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.39% 4.26% 12.40%
As % of the Applications category 31.65% 38.98% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 19
Leicestershire median daily rate £250 £83 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +201.20% -53.89% -20.00%
10th Percentile £179 £80 £108
90th Percentile £530 £335 £353
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £250 £275
% change year-on-year +55.00% -9.09% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Leicestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% -35.63% +139.01%
10th Percentile £19.70 £13.60 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £18.50 £44.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.30 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% - +35.80%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 79 59 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 13.86% 10.93% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 29
Leicestershire median daily rate £335 £102 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +228.43% -43.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £217 £78 £99
90th Percentile £478 £413 £350
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 7
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.22% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.89 £10.20
90th Percentile £23.78 £19.00 £39.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.38 £11.19 £12.50
% change year-on-year +1.63% -10.46% -4.76%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +2 15 £300 - 1
Kegworth -1 2 - -
Loughborough - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 13 (52.00%) MS Visio
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (20.00%) SCVMM
5 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) Server Building
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Logistics
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) PMO
7 3 (12.00%) Use Case
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Spanish Language
8 2 (8.00%) QA
8 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.00%) QlikView

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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Documentum
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 13 (52.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Modbus
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (8.00%) Power BI
2 2 (8.00%) QlikView
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 1 (4.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Server Building
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Logistics
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Use Case
6 2 (8.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 2 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (8.00%) Document Management
6 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) KYC
6 2 (8.00%) MapReduce
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PMO
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Siemens
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.00%) SAP