The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 11.24% 4.21% 1.02%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £475 £200 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% +122.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Applications Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
18 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 20.22% 8.42% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £315 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) VB
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Dell
2 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) CommVault
2 7 (53.85%) EDRMS
2 7 (53.85%) Symantec
2 7 (53.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (53.85%) IDOL
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
2 7 (53.85%) Altiris
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Meridio
2 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (53.85%) Dell Compellent
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) CRM
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Office Automation

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) EDRMS
1 7 (53.85%) IDOL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) JDeveloper
2 1 (7.69%) MorphX
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Business Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) E-Business Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Onboarding Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Office Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) E-business
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) VB
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) EMIR
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (15.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Altiris
2 7 (53.85%) CommVault
2 7 (53.85%) Dell
2 7 (53.85%) Dell Compellent
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Meridio
2 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
2 7 (53.85%) Symantec
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) CA
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle