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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 4 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 11.29% 18.18% 0.98%
As % of the Applications category 77.78% 92.31% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
Median daily rate £280 £140 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -56.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £14.50 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+12.37% -3.71%
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 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.52% 19.70% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Median daily rate £300 £93 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+224.32% -71.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 August 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 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) CRM
3 7 (29.17%) IDOL
3 7 (29.17%) CommVault
3 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 7 (29.17%) EDRMS
3 7 (29.17%) Symantec
3 7 (29.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
3 7 (29.17%) HP
3 7 (29.17%) Dell
3 7 (29.17%) VB
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
3 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
3 7 (29.17%) Altiris
3 7 (29.17%) Meridio
3 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (29.17%) Dell Compellent
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.83%) MS Office
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) EDRMS
1 7 (29.17%) IDOL
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) Power BI
5 1 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (4.17%) QlikView
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) NUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.17%) MorphX
2 1 (4.17%) MSI
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Exchange Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
2 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) AIX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) CRM
2 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 2 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Office Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) VB
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) R
5 1 (4.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.17%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Altiris
2 7 (29.17%) CommVault
2 7 (29.17%) Dell
2 7 (29.17%) Dell Compellent
2 7 (29.17%) HP
2 7 (29.17%) Meridio
2 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
2 7 (29.17%) Symantec
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Reuters
4 1 (4.17%) Tableau