The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 37 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 37 66 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.25% 8.42% 6.84%
As % of the Applications category 40.22% 61.11% 60.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 23
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £396 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -65.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
MS Excel
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
92 108 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.56% 13.78% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 38
Average daily rate £336 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £191 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £396 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 71 (61.21%) Microsoft
2 49 (42.24%) MS Office
3 44 (37.93%) Finance
4 22 (18.97%) Windows
4 22 (18.97%) SQL
5 21 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (16.38%) Active Directory
7 19 (16.38%) MS Project
7 19 (16.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
8 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (14.66%) Data Management
9 17 (14.66%) MS Access
10 15 (12.93%) SharePoint
10 15 (12.93%) .NET
11 13 (11.21%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 13 (11.21%) Windows 7
12 12 (10.34%) Statistical Analysis
12 12 (10.34%) Management Information System
12 12 (10.34%) MS Visio
13 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (8.62%) VBA
14 10 (8.62%) Banking
14 10 (8.62%) Retail
15 9 (7.76%) Migration
15 9 (7.76%) Project Management
16 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (6.03%) Oracle

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (12.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.45%) SAS
3 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.72%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.86%) SugarCRM
4 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (42.24%) MS Office
2 19 (16.38%) MS Project
2 19 (16.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (10.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.72%) Visualfiles
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.72%) Agresso
2 1 (0.86%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.86%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.86%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) WAN
2 4 (3.45%) LAN
3 3 (2.59%) Intranet
3 3 (2.59%) DNS
4 2 (1.72%) VPN
4 2 (1.72%) DHCP
5 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.86%) Wireless
5 1 (0.86%) MPLS
5 1 (0.86%) VoIP
5 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) MS Access
3 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.72%) OLAP
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.72%) ZAP BI
8 1 (0.86%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.86%) DB2
8 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.86%) ERwin
3 1 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 44 (37.93%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
2 10 (8.62%) Retail
3 5 (4.31%) Legal
4 4 (3.45%) Law
5 3 (2.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Electronics
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Local Government
7 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (50.86%) Analyst
2 17 (14.66%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.21%) Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.62%) Architect
5 10 (8.62%) MI Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Information Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (3.45%) Programmer
9 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) .NET
2 6 (5.17%) HTML
2 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.17%) CSS
2 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.86%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.86%) jQuery
4 1 (0.86%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Open Source
4 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.72%) DTV
5 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.72%) NHS
5 2 (1.72%) iPhone
5 2 (1.72%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.86%) PDA
6 1 (0.86%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.97%) Windows
2 13 (11.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.72%) Solaris
6 2 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.66%) Data Management
4 13 (11.21%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 12 (10.34%) Statistical Analysis
6 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.76%) Migration
7 9 (7.76%) Project Management
8 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.03%) Programme Management
8 7 (6.03%) Scrum
9 6 (5.17%) ITIL
9 6 (5.17%) Change Management
9 6 (5.17%) Business Process Mapping
10 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.31%) MVC
10 5 (4.31%) ETL
10 5 (4.31%) Information Security
10 5 (4.31%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.97%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) VBA
3 5 (4.31%) Java
3 5 (4.31%) C#
3 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
4 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.72%) C
5 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.86%) ABAP
6 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) Degree
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) MCP
5 3 (2.59%) ISACA
5 3 (2.59%) GPEN
5 3 (2.59%) CISA
5 3 (2.59%) CISM
5 3 (2.59%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (2.59%) GIAC
5 3 (2.59%) SSCP
5 3 (2.59%) CISSP
5 3 (2.59%) GSEC
5 3 (2.59%) CEH
6 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.72%) ISEB
6 2 (1.72%) CCAB
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.86%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.59%) COBIT
4 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (61.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle
3 5 (4.31%) SAP
3 5 (4.31%) Business Objects
3 5 (4.31%) Teradata
4 3 (2.59%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.72%) IronPort
5 2 (1.72%) Adobe
5 2 (1.72%) Intel
5 2 (1.72%) Citrix
5 2 (1.72%) Remedy
5 2 (1.72%) RightFax
6 1 (0.86%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (0.86%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.86%) Talend
6 1 (0.86%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.86%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.86%) McAfee
6 1 (0.86%) IBM
6 1 (0.86%) Avaya
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