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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 8.26% 4.76% 3.08%
As % of the Applications category 56.25% 45.45% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £229 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +15.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £116 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £342 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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
16 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 14.68% 10.48% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Average daily rate £250 £339 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £103 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Groovy
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) MS Access
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) VB

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) MI Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) SEO Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Lead
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) SEO
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Groovy
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) CA
2 1 (8.33%) Google