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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 51 56 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.14% 9.33% 9.16%
As % of the Applications category 48.57% 45.90% 55.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 45
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £135 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £14.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
105 122 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.65% 20.33% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 72 90
Average daily rate £320 £315 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.40 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.90 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 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
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 20 August 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
2 50 (44.64%) SQL
3 35 (31.25%) Finance
4 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
5 24 (21.43%) MS Office
6 22 (19.64%) Banking
7 21 (18.75%) MS Access
8 20 (17.86%) VBA
9 16 (14.29%) Project Management
10 15 (13.39%) SAP
10 15 (13.39%) SharePoint
11 14 (12.50%) Windows
11 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.61%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (10.71%) Migration
13 12 (10.71%) MS Project
13 12 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (9.82%) ABAP
14 11 (9.82%) SAP BW
15 10 (8.93%) FMCG
15 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
15 10 (8.93%) ERP
15 10 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
16 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
16 9 (8.04%) .NET
16 9 (8.04%) Business Objects
17 8 (7.14%) C#
17 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (7.14%) Business Analysis
18 7 (6.25%) Management Information System

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (13.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) SAS
3 3 (2.68%) IIS
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.79%) Lync
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (21.43%) MS Office
2 13 (11.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (10.71%) MS Project
4 6 (5.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (4.46%) SPSS
6 4 (3.57%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.89%) MoSes
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) DNS
1 4 (3.57%) Intranet
2 3 (2.68%) WAN
2 3 (2.68%) VLAN
3 2 (1.79%) VoIP
3 2 (1.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.89%) LAN
4 1 (0.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.75%) MS Access
3 11 (9.82%) SAP BW
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.46%) SAP BI
6 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.79%) OLTP
8 2 (1.79%) OLAP
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 35 (31.25%) Finance
2 22 (19.64%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Legal
4 4 (3.57%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) Local Government
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (30.36%) Analyst
2 24 (21.43%) Developer
3 14 (12.50%) Consultant
4 11 (9.82%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (8.93%) MI Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.36%) Excel Developer
6 6 (5.36%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.46%) SAP BI Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Project Planner
8 4 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Administrator
8 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Database Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Access Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Senior SQL Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) .NET
2 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.46%) SAP CO-PA
4 3 (2.68%) XML
5 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.89%) LINQ
6 1 (0.89%) Middleware
6 1 (0.89%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.89%) Web Services
6 1 (0.89%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.89%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) FMCG
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.68%) Replication
4 2 (1.79%) NHS
4 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.89%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.89%) DTV
5 1 (0.89%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.89%) Statistics
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.89%) iPhone
5 1 (0.89%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.29%) Project Management
2 14 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (10.71%) Migration
3 12 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (8.93%) ERP
4 10 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (8.04%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 6 (5.36%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.36%) Workflow
7 6 (5.36%) ITIL
8 5 (4.46%) CHAID
8 5 (4.46%) Service Management
8 5 (4.46%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (4.46%) Critical Path Analysis
8 5 (4.46%) Cluster Analysis
8 5 (4.46%) Propensity Modelling
8 5 (4.46%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.64%) SQL
2 20 (17.86%) VBA
3 11 (9.82%) ABAP
4 8 (7.14%) C#
5 4 (3.57%) C
6 3 (2.68%) Java
6 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.68%) VB
7 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.68%) Degree
3 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.79%) MCSE
3 2 (1.79%) ISEB
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.89%) MCSA
4 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
1 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.89%) Basel II
1 1 (0.89%) Solvency II
1 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.39%) SAP
3 9 (8.04%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.68%) Teradata
5 2 (1.79%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.79%) HP
5 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.79%) Remedy
5 2 (1.79%) VMware
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco
5 2 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (0.89%) Juniper
6 1 (0.89%) BMC
6 1 (0.89%) Lotus
6 1 (0.89%) Apple
6 1 (0.89%) IBM
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle
6 1 (0.89%) Dell
6 1 (0.89%) Polycom
6 1 (0.89%) ForgeRock
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £365.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago