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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 59 62 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.39% 9.04% 7.85%
As % of the Applications category 50.43% 54.39% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 29
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £396 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.25 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -19.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.13 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -11.71%
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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 Bristol region.

Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
117 114 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.66% 16.62% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 66 55
Average daily rate £370 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £396 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 28 16
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 74 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 48 (39.34%) MS Office
3 47 (38.52%) Finance
4 29 (23.77%) SQL
5 26 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
7 22 (18.03%) MS Project
7 22 (18.03%) Windows
8 21 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (16.39%) MS Access
10 19 (15.57%) Active Directory
11 16 (13.11%) Data Management
12 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (12.30%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
13 14 (11.48%) .NET
13 14 (11.48%) Banking
13 14 (11.48%) Security Cleared
14 13 (10.66%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
15 12 (9.84%) Windows 7
15 12 (9.84%) Statistical Analysis
15 12 (9.84%) VBA
15 12 (9.84%) SharePoint
15 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (9.02%) Migration
17 10 (8.20%) Project Management
18 9 (7.38%) SAP
18 9 (7.38%) Business Objects
18 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
18 9 (7.38%) Retail

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 12 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.10%) SAS
3 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.64%) LiveCycle
3 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) WordPress
4 1 (0.82%) Lync
Applications
1 48 (39.34%) MS Office
2 22 (18.03%) MS Project
3 15 (12.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.82%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) SAP CO
2 4 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.64%) Visualfiles
3 2 (1.64%) Agresso
4 1 (0.82%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Intranet
1 3 (2.46%) DNS
1 3 (2.46%) LAN
1 3 (2.46%) WAN
2 2 (1.64%) DHCP
3 1 (0.82%) Wireless
3 1 (0.82%) VoIP
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.39%) MS Access
3 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.92%) SAP BW
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.28%) OLAP
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.64%) OLTP
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.64%) ZAP BI
9 1 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 47 (38.52%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Banking
3 9 (7.38%) Retail
4 6 (4.92%) Legal
5 4 (3.28%) Law
6 3 (2.46%) Local Government
6 3 (2.46%) Marketing
7 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.82%) Electronics
8 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 59 (48.36%) Analyst
2 17 (13.93%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.84%) MI Analyst
4 11 (9.02%) Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.38%) Consultant
7 8 (6.56%) Data Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) SAP Consultant
9 6 (4.92%) Architect
10 4 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (3.28%) Programmer
11 3 (2.46%) Technical Architect
11 3 (2.46%) Desktop Support
11 3 (2.46%) Information Analyst
12 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) .NET
2 6 (4.92%) HTML
3 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.10%) CSS
3 5 (4.10%) SAP CO-PA
3 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.82%) Middleware
4 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.10%) Open Source
3 5 (4.10%) FMCG
4 2 (1.64%) iPhone
4 2 (1.64%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.64%) NHS
4 2 (1.64%) iPad
5 1 (0.82%) DTV
5 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.82%) Social Media
5 1 (0.82%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Windows
2 12 (9.84%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.28%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.64%) Android
6 2 (1.64%) Solaris
7 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (13.11%) Data Management
3 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.66%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 12 (9.84%) Statistical Analysis
5 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (9.02%) Migration
7 10 (8.20%) Project Management
8 8 (6.56%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.74%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.92%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.92%) ERP
10 6 (4.92%) Business Process Mapping
11 5 (4.10%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (4.10%) Change Management
11 5 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.10%) Scrum
11 5 (4.10%) ITIL
11 5 (4.10%) ETL
12 4 (3.28%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.77%) SQL
2 12 (9.84%) VBA
3 5 (4.10%) Java
3 5 (4.10%) C#
3 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
3 5 (4.10%) ABAP
4 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.92%) Degree
3 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.64%) CCAB
5 1 (0.82%) MCSE
5 1 (0.82%) MCP
5 1 (0.82%) Dell Certification
5 1 (0.82%) ISEB
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) SAP
2 9 (7.38%) Business Objects
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) Teradata
5 2 (1.64%) IronPort
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco
5 2 (1.64%) Adobe
5 2 (1.64%) HP
5 2 (1.64%) Dell
5 2 (1.64%) Intel
5 2 (1.64%) VMware
5 2 (1.64%) Remedy
5 2 (1.64%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.64%) RightFax
6 1 (0.82%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.82%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.82%) IBM
6 1 (0.82%) Ariba
6 1 (0.82%) Citrix
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