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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.71% 6.15% 3.70%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 80.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £264 £381 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.81% +25.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £167 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £450 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
20 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 13.42% 7.69% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 2
Median daily rate £315 £450 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £319
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (33.33%) MS Office
3 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (25.00%) MS Project
4 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Middleware
5 5 (20.83%) AIX
5 5 (20.83%) Solaris
5 5 (20.83%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Office 365
6 4 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (16.67%) Skype
6 4 (16.67%) Presales

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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (33.33%) MS Office
3 6 (25.00%) MS Project
3 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Power BI
3 1 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) NUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Advertising
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (12.50%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
2 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) AIX
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Solaris
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
3 4 (16.67%) Presales
3 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Reuters
2 1 (4.17%) Tableau
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