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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 17 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.66% 1.19% 1.32%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£144 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.60% -0.86%
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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
14 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 13.21% 2.38% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate £143 £95 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -72.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Fixed Income
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
2 10 (62.50%) MS Office
3 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
5 5 (31.25%) Coaching
6 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) Workflow
7 3 (18.75%) Equities
7 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (12.50%) Change Management
8 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.25%) assyst
9 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
9 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (6.25%) Lync
9 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
9 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) DMZ
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Extranet
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Fixed Income
2 3 (18.75%) Equities
3 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
2 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Lotus
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos