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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 6.62% 10.11% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 69.23% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £276 £188 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.33% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £188 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -4.27%
MS Excel
Dorset

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
12 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 8.82% 14.61% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Average daily rate £278 £188 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £108 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £431 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £8.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) MS Office
4 7 (38.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) UML
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) BPMN
8 3 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (11.11%) XenApp
9 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (11.11%) Web Development
9 2 (11.11%) Degree

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) BlackBerry Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Support
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Financial Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Psychology
3 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) BPMN
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Logistics
5 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCDST
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Apple
2 2 (11.11%) BMC
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Mitel
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Planview
3 1 (5.56%) Saba