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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 75 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.09% 5.91% 9.19%
As % of the Applications category 60.98% 45.13% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 35 31
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.27 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.95 £20.90 £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
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
123 113 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.27% 13.09% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 78 73
Average daily rate £350 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £494 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.80 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £16.50 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 71 (60.17%) Microsoft
2 40 (33.90%) Finance
3 34 (28.81%) MS Office
4 32 (27.12%) SQL Server
5 31 (26.27%) SQL
6 22 (18.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 21 (17.80%) Windows
7 21 (17.80%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (16.95%) MS Access
8 20 (16.95%) MS Project
9 17 (14.41%) Active Directory
9 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (14.41%) Banking
9 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (13.56%) Windows 7
10 16 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (13.56%) Project Management
11 14 (11.86%) MS Visio
12 13 (11.02%) VBA
13 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
13 12 (10.17%) PRINCE2
14 11 (9.32%) Tableau
14 11 (9.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
15 10 (8.47%) .NET
15 10 (8.47%) ISEB
16 9 (7.63%) Citrix
16 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (7.63%) Office 365

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) Lync
3 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.54%) SAS
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.85%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 34 (28.81%) MS Office
2 22 (18.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (16.95%) MS Project
4 14 (11.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) DNS
2 2 (1.69%) SAN
2 2 (1.69%) Firewall
2 2 (1.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.85%) Broadband
3 1 (0.85%) DHCP
3 1 (0.85%) NAS
3 1 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.80%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (16.95%) MS Access
4 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (9.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.85%) DB2
9 1 (0.85%) OLAP
9 1 (0.85%) OLTP
9 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (33.90%) Finance
2 17 (14.41%) Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.24%) German Language
5 4 (3.39%) Polish Language
5 4 (3.39%) Retail
6 3 (2.54%) Marketing
6 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.54%) Legal
7 2 (1.69%) French Language
7 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Military
8 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (43.22%) Analyst
2 24 (20.34%) Developer
3 13 (11.02%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Service Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Programmer
6 7 (5.93%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Report Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.24%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Junior
9 4 (3.39%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Administrator
9 4 (3.39%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Coordinator
10 3 (2.54%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) .NET
2 4 (3.39%) HTML
2 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.39%) CSS
3 2 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.85%) REST
4 1 (0.85%) ADO
4 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.85%) MDX
4 1 (0.85%) OAuth
4 1 (0.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.69%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.69%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.85%) Replication
4 1 (0.85%) Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.85%) Economics
4 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Windows
2 16 (13.56%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.78%) Windows Vista
4 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.39%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.54%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (13.56%) Project Management
3 12 (10.17%) PRINCE2
4 8 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.93%) Data Analysis
5 7 (5.93%) ITIL
6 6 (5.08%) Migration
6 6 (5.08%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.08%) Analytics
7 5 (4.24%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 5 (4.24%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.24%) Use Case
7 5 (4.24%) ETL
8 4 (3.39%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.39%) DMAIC
8 4 (3.39%) Six Sigma
8 4 (3.39%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (3.39%) Coaching
9 3 (2.54%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.27%) SQL
2 13 (11.02%) VBA
3 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.08%) C#
5 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.69%) VB
6 2 (1.69%) Java
6 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.69%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) ISEB
1 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Degree
3 4 (3.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) MCP
6 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.85%) ACCA
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.69%) Xen
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.69%) XenApp
2 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.69%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) SCCM
2 2 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.85%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 71 (60.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) Tableau
3 9 (7.63%) Citrix
4 6 (5.08%) Oracle
5 4 (3.39%) Teradata
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco
6 2 (1.69%) AppSense
6 2 (1.69%) Adobe
6 2 (1.69%) CA
6 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.69%) Symantec
6 2 (1.69%) McAfee
6 2 (1.69%) Wyse
6 2 (1.69%) OpenText
6 2 (1.69%) VMware
7 1 (0.85%) Minitab
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Endeca
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Coal IT Services
Rate: £125 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £342 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 25 days ago