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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 68 60 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.08% 9.54% 8.81%
As % of the Applications category 49.28% 56.60% 54.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 30
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £215 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £396 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
138 106 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.36% 16.85% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 63 66
Average daily rate £350 £330 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 21 November 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 68 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 46 (38.33%) Finance
3 45 (37.50%) MS Office
4 32 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (25.83%) SQL
6 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
7 22 (18.33%) Windows
8 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
8 19 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (15.00%) MS Access
9 18 (15.00%) MS Project
10 17 (14.17%) Banking
11 16 (13.33%) Data Management
11 16 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (12.50%) Management Information System
13 13 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (10.83%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 12 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
14 12 (10.00%) Project Management
15 11 (9.17%) Business Objects
15 11 (9.17%) SAP
15 11 (9.17%) Windows 7
16 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
16 10 (8.33%) .NET
16 10 (8.33%) PRINCE2
16 10 (8.33%) Migration
17 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
18 8 (6.67%) VBA
18 8 (6.67%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.17%) SAS
3 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.83%) WordPress
4 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (37.50%) MS Office
2 18 (15.00%) MS Project
3 16 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.67%) SPSS
6 1 (0.83%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) SAP CO
2 4 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.67%) Agresso
3 2 (1.67%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.83%) Towers Watson Igloo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) WAN
2 3 (2.50%) DNS
2 3 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (1.67%) Intranet
3 2 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
4 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.00%) MS Access
3 7 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.00%) SAP BW
5 5 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.33%) OLAP
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.67%) OLTP
8 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.67%) ZAP BI
9 1 (0.83%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) MySQL
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (38.33%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Banking
3 8 (6.67%) Retail
4 5 (4.17%) Legal
5 4 (3.33%) Law
6 3 (2.50%) Local Government
7 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 58 (48.33%) Analyst
2 15 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 13 (10.83%) MI Analyst
4 12 (10.00%) Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Consultant
5 10 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.00%) Architect
7 6 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Service Analyst
9 3 (2.50%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.50%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.50%) Information Analyst
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.50%) Excel Developer
10 2 (1.67%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (4.17%) SAP CO-PA
3 2 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.17%) FMCG
4 2 (1.67%) iPhone
4 2 (1.67%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.67%) NHS
4 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.83%) DTV
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.83%) Open Source
5 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.33%) Windows
2 11 (9.17%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.67%) Android
6 2 (1.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (13.33%) Data Management
3 13 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (10.83%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 12 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 12 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.00%) Project Management
5 10 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.33%) Migration
6 8 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 7 (5.83%) ITIL
7 7 (5.83%) ETL
7 7 (5.83%) Change Management
7 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.00%) ERP
8 6 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
9 5 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.83%) SQL
2 8 (6.67%) VBA
3 5 (4.17%) ABAP
4 4 (3.33%) C#
5 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.83%) Degree
3 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.67%) CCAB
4 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Dell Certification
5 1 (0.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.83%) MCSE
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) Basel II
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.17%) Business Objects
2 11 (9.17%) SAP
3 5 (4.17%) Teradata
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle
4 4 (3.33%) Remedy
5 3 (2.50%) Citrix
6 2 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.67%) VMware
6 2 (1.67%) Cisco
6 2 (1.67%) HP
6 2 (1.67%) Dell
6 2 (1.67%) Intel
6 2 (1.67%) IronPort
6 2 (1.67%) RightFax
7 1 (0.83%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) Civica
7 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
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