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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 54 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.35% 4.63% 7.45%
As % of the Applications category 55.67% 43.48% 57.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 44
Average daily rate £325 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £443 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
97 92 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.41% 10.66% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 71 62
Average daily rate £315 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 21
Average hourly rate £14.33 £12.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £15.70 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 64 (62.14%) Microsoft
2 30 (29.13%) Finance
3 25 (24.27%) SQL
3 25 (24.27%) Windows
4 24 (23.30%) MS Access
5 20 (19.42%) MS Office
6 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
7 16 (15.53%) VBA
8 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
8 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
8 15 (14.56%) Windows 7
9 13 (12.62%) Project Management
10 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
10 12 (11.65%) Banking
10 12 (11.65%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (8.74%) Internet
13 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (8.74%) ITIL
14 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
14 8 (7.77%) Citrix
15 7 (6.80%) .NET
15 7 (6.80%) QA
15 7 (6.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 7 (6.80%) Office 365
16 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (4.85%) IIS
2 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.97%) SAS
5 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (19.42%) MS Office
2 12 (11.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.83%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.91%) MS Project
6 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.97%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Pure360
3 1 (0.97%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) Internet
2 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.97%) GSM
3 1 (0.97%) LAN
3 1 (0.97%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.97%) SAN
3 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) MS Access
2 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
1 1 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.97%) Selenium
1 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Legal
4 4 (3.88%) Back Office
4 4 (3.88%) German Language
4 4 (3.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Law
5 3 (2.91%) Polish Language
5 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Local Government
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Analyst
2 20 (19.42%) Developer
3 11 (10.68%) SQL Developer
4 9 (8.74%) Trainer
5 8 (7.77%) Administrator
5 8 (7.77%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) VBA Developer
8 5 (4.85%) IT Trainer
8 5 (4.85%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.88%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.88%) Access Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Consultant
9 4 (3.88%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) .NET
2 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.85%) HTML
4 4 (3.88%) CSS
5 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.94%) Ajax
5 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.94%) Classic ASP
5 2 (1.94%) COM
5 2 (1.94%) CSS3
5 2 (1.94%) HTML5
5 2 (1.94%) jQuery
5 2 (1.94%) WCF
6 1 (0.97%) DHTML
6 1 (0.97%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.91%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.97%) Clustering
4 1 (0.97%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.97%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.97%) FMCG
4 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.97%) Statistics
4 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.97%) User Experience
4 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.27%) Windows
2 15 (14.56%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.83%) Windows Vista
3 6 (5.83%) Windows XP
4 5 (4.85%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.62%) Project Management
2 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (8.74%) ITIL
4 6 (5.83%) Change Management
4 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (5.83%) Data Analysis
4 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.83%) Target Operating Model
5 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.88%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (3.88%) Process Improvement
6 4 (3.88%) Six Sigma
7 3 (2.91%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.91%) Coaching
7 3 (2.91%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (2.91%) Software Audit
7 3 (2.91%) Software Licensing
7 3 (2.91%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) SQL
2 16 (15.53%) VBA
3 8 (7.77%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.85%) VB
5 4 (3.88%) C#
5 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.91%) Java
7 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.97%) Python
8 1 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (4.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (3.88%) ISEB
6 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.94%) Degree
8 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.97%) MCSE
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.97%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) XenApp
2 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.97%) DBAmp
2 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (62.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Citrix
3 5 (4.85%) VMware
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) Teradata
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe
5 1 (0.97%) AppSense
5 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.97%) Becrypt
5 1 (0.97%) CA
5 1 (0.97%) Dell
5 1 (0.97%) Google
5 1 (0.97%) NetApp
5 1 (0.97%) Omniture
5 1 (0.97%) Remedy
5 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.97%) SAP
5 1 (0.97%) Sysomos
5 1 (0.97%) Twitter
5 1 (0.97%) Wyse
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