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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 65 57 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.07% 9.30% 10.78%
As % of the Applications category 48.51% 46.72% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 30 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £135 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £453 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £14.30 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
MS Excel
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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
134 122 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.57% 19.90% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 72 94
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £421 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 11
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -47.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (52.59%) Microsoft
2 47 (40.52%) SQL
3 38 (32.76%) Finance
4 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
5 25 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (20.69%) MS Office
7 20 (17.24%) Banking
8 19 (16.38%) Windows
8 19 (16.38%) MS Access
9 16 (13.79%) SAP
9 16 (13.79%) MS Project
9 16 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (12.93%) VBA
10 15 (12.93%) Project Management
11 13 (11.21%) Active Directory
11 13 (11.21%) SharePoint
12 12 (10.34%) Business Objects
13 11 (9.48%) Migration
13 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2
14 10 (8.62%) .NET
14 10 (8.62%) ABAP
14 10 (8.62%) SAP BW
14 10 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (7.76%) FMCG
15 9 (7.76%) ITIL
15 9 (7.76%) ERP
15 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (7.76%) Kalman Filter
16 8 (6.90%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) SAS
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.72%) Lync
4 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (20.69%) MS Office
2 16 (13.79%) MS Project
2 16 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.31%) SPSS
5 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.86%) Agresso
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.86%) MoSes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) WAN
2 3 (2.59%) Intranet
3 2 (1.72%) LAN
3 2 (1.72%) VoIP
3 2 (1.72%) DNS
3 2 (1.72%) Wireless
4 1 (0.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) DHCP
4 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.38%) MS Access
3 10 (8.62%) SAP BW
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.45%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.72%) OLAP
7 2 (1.72%) OLTP
7 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 20 (17.24%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Legal
4 4 (3.45%) Retail
5 3 (2.59%) Local Government
6 2 (1.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Electronics
7 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Law
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (35.34%) Analyst
2 22 (18.97%) Developer
3 12 (10.34%) Consultant
4 10 (8.62%) MI Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Data Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (5.17%) Project Planner
5 6 (5.17%) SQL Developer
5 6 (5.17%) Excel Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Architect
7 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.45%) SAP BI Consultant
7 4 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Database Developer
8 3 (2.59%) Access Developer
8 3 (2.59%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) .NET
2 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.31%) SAP CO-PA
4 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.86%) LINQ
5 1 (0.86%) Middleware
5 1 (0.86%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.86%) Web Services
5 1 (0.86%) XML
5 1 (0.86%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.86%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) FMCG
3 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.59%) Replication
5 2 (1.72%) iPad
5 2 (1.72%) NHS
5 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.72%) iPhone
6 1 (0.86%) Statistics
6 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.86%) DTV
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) Android
6 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.86%) Solaris
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.93%) Project Management
2 11 (9.48%) Migration
2 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2
3 10 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.76%) ITIL
4 9 (7.76%) ERP
4 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (7.76%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (6.03%) Business Analysis
5 7 (6.03%) Programme Management
5 7 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (5.17%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.31%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.31%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (4.31%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (4.31%) Cluster Analysis
7 5 (4.31%) ETL
7 5 (4.31%) CHAID
7 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.52%) SQL
2 15 (12.93%) VBA
3 10 (8.62%) ABAP
4 8 (6.90%) C#
5 5 (4.31%) C
6 3 (2.59%) Java
6 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.59%) VB
7 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (1.72%) MCSE
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.72%) CCAB
5 1 (0.86%) ISEB
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.86%) MCSA
5 1 (0.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) Solvency II
1 2 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.86%) Basel II
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (52.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.79%) SAP
3 12 (10.34%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.17%) Teradata
5 4 (3.45%) Remedy
6 3 (2.59%) Citrix
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco
7 2 (1.72%) HP
7 2 (1.72%) VMware
7 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.72%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.86%) Civica
8 1 (0.86%) IronPort
8 1 (0.86%) Polycom
8 1 (0.86%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.86%) Dell
8 1 (0.86%) Intel
8 1 (0.86%) Juniper
8 1 (0.86%) BMC
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago