The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 11.63% 7.53% 5.83%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 58.33% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate
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£188 £120 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -67.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £88 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £204 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £314
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.25 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Applications Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
18 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 20.93% 12.90% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 10
Average daily rate £188 £173 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -53.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £80 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £294 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) MS Access
4 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
5 5 (29.41%) QA
5 5 (29.41%) Validation
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (23.53%) Fund Accounting
7 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (11.76%) Workflow
8 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
8 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
8 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) High Availability
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MS Access
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Report Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Validation
1 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Server Building
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO