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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 42 56 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.92% 6.71% 6.46%
As % of the Applications category 57.53% 50.91% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 14
Average daily rate
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£289 £263 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £125 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £440 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £19.16 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
73 110 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.55% 13.17% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 38
Average daily rate £290 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 6
Average hourly rate £18.82 £16.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £27.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 56 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 41 (42.71%) Finance
3 40 (41.67%) MS Office
4 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
5 24 (25.00%) SQL
6 23 (23.96%) MS Project
7 20 (20.83%) MS Access
8 19 (19.79%) Windows
8 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
10 17 (17.71%) VBA
10 17 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (14.58%) SharePoint
12 13 (13.54%) .NET
12 13 (13.54%) MS PowerPoint
12 13 (13.54%) Scrum
13 12 (12.50%) Visual Studio
14 11 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
14 11 (11.46%) CSS
14 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
14 11 (11.46%) Banking
14 11 (11.46%) Data Management
14 11 (11.46%) Windows 7
15 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
15 10 (10.42%) VB.NET
15 10 (10.42%) HTML
15 10 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 14 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.17%) Lync
4 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.08%) SAS
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.04%) SugarCRM
6 1 (1.04%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.04%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (41.67%) MS Office
2 23 (23.96%) MS Project
3 13 (13.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.04%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) DNS
2 3 (3.13%) VPN
2 3 (3.13%) WAN
3 2 (2.08%) Intranet
3 2 (2.08%) DHCP
3 2 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.04%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) VoIP
4 1 (1.04%) MPLS
4 1 (1.04%) Firewall
4 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.83%) MS Access
3 11 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.04%) Big Data
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.04%) DB2
8 1 (1.04%) FileMaker
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.04%) ERwin
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (42.71%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Retail
3 6 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.21%) Legal
5 4 (4.17%) Marketing
6 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.04%) Law
8 1 (1.04%) Electronics
8 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (37.50%) Analyst
2 19 (19.79%) Developer
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 8 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (6.25%) Programmer
5 5 (5.21%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.17%) Architect
7 3 (3.13%) Consultant
7 3 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.13%) Information Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) .NET
2 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
2 11 (11.46%) CSS
3 10 (10.42%) HTML
3 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (2.08%) jQuery
6 1 (1.04%) HTML5
6 1 (1.04%) ADO
6 1 (1.04%) XHTML
6 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.08%) NHS
3 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.04%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.04%) DTV
4 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.04%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.04%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 11 (11.46%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (13.54%) Scrum
4 11 (11.46%) Data Management
5 9 (9.38%) Open Source
5 9 (9.38%) Project Management
5 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.38%) TDD
6 8 (8.33%) V-Model
6 8 (8.33%) Migration
6 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.29%) Statistical Analysis
7 7 (7.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.25%) CRM
9 5 (5.21%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 5 (5.21%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.17%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.17%) Information Security
10 4 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) SQL
2 17 (17.71%) VBA
3 10 (10.42%) VB.NET
4 9 (9.38%) Java
5 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.13%) C#
6 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.04%) C
8 1 (1.04%) VB
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) MCP
4 3 (3.13%) ISACA
4 3 (3.13%) GPEN
4 3 (3.13%) CISSP
4 3 (3.13%) SSCP
4 3 (3.13%) CISA
4 3 (3.13%) CISM
4 3 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (3.13%) GIAC
4 3 (3.13%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) GSEC
4 3 (3.13%) CEH
5 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB
5 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.04%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.13%) COBIT
3 3 (3.13%) QA
4 2 (2.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.08%) XenApp
2 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.08%) Xen
2 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.08%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.08%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 56 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Citrix
3 6 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.13%) Adobe
5 2 (2.08%) Teradata
5 2 (2.08%) AppSense
5 2 (2.08%) VMware
5 2 (2.08%) Wyse
5 2 (2.08%) McAfee
5 2 (2.08%) Symantec
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco
5 2 (2.08%) CA
5 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.08%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.04%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (1.04%) Talend
6 1 (1.04%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.04%) Informatica
Bristol, Avon
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £445 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago