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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.30% 13.33% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 60.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate £95 £93 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
6 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.90% 22.22% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 1
Average daily rate £95 £93 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -1.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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
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 8 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) KYC
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) EMIR
4 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
4 1 (14.29%) E-business
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Onboarding Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Access Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Access VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Scripter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) KYC
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago