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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
South West / Bristol
Rank 25 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 49 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.56% 7.55% 4.52%
As % of the Applications category 50.52% 63.16% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 28
Median daily rate £338 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £188 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £20.25 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.76% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%

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
97 95 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.99% 11.95% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 79
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £126 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.91 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.95% +44.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 78 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 51 (45.95%) MS Office
3 41 (36.94%) Windows
4 33 (29.73%) Active Directory
5 28 (25.23%) SQL Server
6 25 (22.52%) SQL
6 25 (22.52%) Finance
7 24 (21.62%) Windows 7
8 20 (18.02%) ITIL
8 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (17.12%) .NET
10 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
12 16 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.61%) Office 365
14 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
15 12 (10.81%) C#
16 11 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (9.91%) DNS
16 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (9.91%) Citrix
16 11 (9.91%) Windows Server
17 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (9.01%) CRM
17 10 (9.01%) TDD
18 9 (8.11%) Migration
18 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 9 (8.11%) SCCM
18 9 (8.11%) MS Access

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.21%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (5.41%) IIS
5 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.70%) OpenROAD
7 2 (1.80%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.90%) CMS
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (45.95%) MS Office
2 8 (7.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.80%) Primavera
3 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.61%) Office 365
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) DNS
2 8 (7.21%) Firewall
2 8 (7.21%) VPN
2 8 (7.21%) Wireless
3 7 (6.31%) DHCP
4 6 (5.41%) WAN
5 5 (4.50%) LAN
6 3 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.80%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.80%) Internet
7 2 (1.80%) Network Security
7 2 (1.80%) VoIP
8 1 (0.90%) Broadband
8 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.90%) SAN
8 1 (0.90%) SSL
8 1 (0.90%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.91%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (8.11%) MS Access
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.60%) Ingres
8 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.70%) PowerPivot
8 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.80%) Power BI
10 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.90%) OLAP
10 1 (0.90%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.90%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.70%) GoCD
3 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.80%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) MSTest
5 1 (0.90%) NUnit
5 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 25 (22.52%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Retail
3 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 5 (4.50%) Marketing
5 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Electronics
8 1 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) Back Office
8 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Developer
2 24 (21.62%) Analyst
3 14 (12.61%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Administrator
4 10 (9.01%) IT Support
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Developer
5 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.11%) IT Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.12%) .NET
2 6 (5.41%) SOAP
3 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.50%) CSS
3 5 (4.50%) HTML
3 5 (4.50%) XML
4 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (3.60%) jQuery
5 3 (2.70%) Classic ASP
5 3 (2.70%) JSON
5 3 (2.70%) Kafka
5 3 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.70%) REST
5 3 (2.70%) WCF
5 3 (2.70%) Web Services
6 2 (1.80%) CSS3
6 2 (1.80%) HTML5
6 2 (1.80%) Node.js
6 2 (1.80%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.21%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.60%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.70%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.80%) Clustering
6 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.80%) Handset
6 2 (1.80%) IVR
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.90%) PKI
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.94%) Windows
2 24 (21.62%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.91%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.50%) Linux
6 5 (4.50%) Unix
6 5 (4.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.70%) Android
8 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (18.02%) ITIL
2 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (9.01%) CRM
3 10 (9.01%) TDD
4 9 (8.11%) Migration
5 8 (7.21%) Data Analysis
5 8 (7.21%) Project Management
5 8 (7.21%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.31%) Validation
7 6 (5.41%) Change Management
7 6 (5.41%) Scrum
7 6 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.50%) ETL
8 5 (4.50%) ITIL V3
8 5 (4.50%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.60%) Document Management
9 4 (3.60%) Software Delivery
9 4 (3.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.52%) SQL
2 12 (10.81%) C#
3 9 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.41%) Java
4 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.41%) VBA
5 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.70%) PHP
6 3 (2.70%) Python
6 3 (2.70%) Scala
7 2 (1.80%) Ruby
7 2 (1.80%) VB
8 1 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.90%) ES6
8 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.70%) MCITP
4 3 (2.70%) MCSA
4 3 (2.70%) MCSE
5 2 (1.80%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.80%) MCPD
5 2 (1.80%) MCSD
6 1 (0.90%) APMP
6 1 (0.90%) CCA
6 1 (0.90%) CISMP
6 1 (0.90%) CISSP
6 1 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.90%) Degree
6 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.90%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.90%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 33 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.70%) Docker
3 3 (2.70%) ISA Server
3 3 (2.70%) LXC
4 2 (1.80%) XenApp
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) SCCM
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.70%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.90%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 78 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) Citrix
3 6 (5.41%) SAP
4 5 (4.50%) HP
4 5 (4.50%) Remedy
4 5 (4.50%) Tableau
5 4 (3.60%) Oracle
6 3 (2.70%) Apple
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco
6 3 (2.70%) Dell
6 3 (2.70%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.70%) Toshiba
7 2 (1.80%) Intel
7 2 (1.80%) IronPort
7 2 (1.80%) RightFax
7 2 (1.80%) Verint
8 1 (0.90%) Lotus
8 1 (0.90%) Meridio
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.90%) VMware