The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 46 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.89% 4.59% 6.43%
As % of the Applications category 63.01% 58.44% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 23
Median daily rate £363 £341 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% +25.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £288 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £406 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
MS Excel
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
73 77 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.35% 7.85% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 45
Median daily rate £350 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £263 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 10
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Cheshire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Cheshire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 9 £265 -25.87% 4
Knutsford +4 9 £425 +16.04% 2
Chester -11 8 £338 +12.50% 4
Macclesfield +5 3 £350 -
Wilmslow -1 2 £308 - 5
Crewe +9 1 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 102 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 50 (37.88%) .NET
3 47 (35.61%) Windows
3 47 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (31.82%) Finance
5 39 (29.55%) Software Engineering
6 38 (28.79%) Test Automation
7 32 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (23.48%) TDD
8 31 (23.48%) Code Coverage
9 30 (22.73%) Degree
10 28 (21.21%) MS Office
10 28 (21.21%) Java
11 25 (18.94%) SpecFlow
12 24 (18.18%) DevOps
12 24 (18.18%) TestComplete
13 22 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 21 (15.91%) Project Management
14 21 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
15 19 (14.39%) CRM
16 17 (12.88%) Active Directory
17 16 (12.12%) JavaScript
17 16 (12.12%) SQL Server
17 16 (12.12%) MS Project
17 16 (12.12%) SQL
18 15 (11.36%) SC Cleared
19 14 (10.61%) Migration
19 14 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (10.61%) SharePoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.03%) GeoServer
4 4 (3.03%) IIS
4 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.27%) Apache
5 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.52%) eRoom
6 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (21.21%) MS Office
2 21 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (12.12%) MS Project
4 8 (6.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.76%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.06%) IaaS
1 8 (6.06%) PaaS
1 8 (6.06%) SaaS
2 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.55%) Office 365
4 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) Skype
2 7 (5.30%) Firewall
3 5 (3.79%) Network Security
4 3 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (2.27%) SAN
4 3 (2.27%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.52%) 2G
5 2 (1.52%) 3G
5 2 (1.52%) 4G
5 2 (1.52%) DNS
5 2 (1.52%) GSM
5 2 (1.52%) LAN
5 2 (1.52%) LTE
5 2 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.52%) UMTS
5 2 (1.52%) VPN
5 2 (1.52%) WAN
6 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) GIS
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.03%) MS Access
3 4 (3.03%) QGIS
3 4 (3.03%) Spatial Data
4 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (18.94%) SpecFlow
3 24 (18.18%) TestComplete
4 7 (5.30%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.30%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.55%) Gradle
6 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.27%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.52%) JIRA
8 2 (1.52%) Selenium
8 2 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.76%) MSTest
General
1 42 (31.82%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Banking
3 9 (6.82%) Retail
4 8 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.79%) Local Government
6 5 (3.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (3.79%) Retail Banking
7 4 (3.03%) Advertising
8 3 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.52%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.52%) German Language
9 2 (1.52%) Legal
9 2 (1.52%) Marketing
9 2 (1.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.76%) Back Office
10 1 (0.76%) Billing
10 1 (0.76%) French Language
10 1 (0.76%) Front Office
10 1 (0.76%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (17.42%) Consultant
2 21 (15.91%) Architect
3 16 (12.12%) Analyst
3 16 (12.12%) DevOps Consultant
4 15 (11.36%) Developer
4 15 (11.36%) Integration Consultant
5 13 (9.85%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.79%) Technical Architect
8 5 (3.79%) Transition Manager
8 5 (3.79%) Transition Project Manager
9 4 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.03%) CRM Consultant
9 4 (3.03%) GIS Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (37.88%) .NET
2 5 (3.79%) Ajax
2 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.79%) jQuery
3 4 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.03%) Middleware
4 3 (2.27%) CSS
4 3 (2.27%) HTML
4 3 (2.27%) XML
5 2 (1.52%) Node.js
5 2 (1.52%) RESTful
5 2 (1.52%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.52%) Web Services
5 2 (1.52%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.52%) XSD
5 2 (1.52%) XSL
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
1 5 (3.79%) Digital Media
2 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.03%) PMI
3 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (0.76%) Clustering
5 1 (0.76%) Life Science
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (35.61%) Windows
2 11 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (6.06%) Linux
4 5 (3.79%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.03%) Unix
6 3 (2.27%) AIX
6 3 (2.27%) CentOS
6 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.55%) Software Engineering
3 38 (28.79%) Test Automation
4 31 (23.48%) Code Coverage
4 31 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (23.48%) TDD
5 24 (18.18%) DevOps
6 21 (15.91%) Project Management
7 19 (14.39%) CRM
8 14 (10.61%) Migration
8 14 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (9.85%) PRINCE2
10 10 (7.58%) Change Management
11 9 (6.82%) ITIL
12 8 (6.06%) Service Management
13 7 (5.30%) Web Development
14 6 (4.55%) ERP
14 6 (4.55%) Project Planning
15 5 (3.79%) Configuration Management
15 5 (3.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.21%) Java
2 16 (12.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (12.12%) SQL
3 13 (9.85%) C#
4 12 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.30%) Python
6 5 (3.79%) PHP
7 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.52%) C
8 2 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) Ruby
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VB
9 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (22.73%) Degree
2 22 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.58%) PMI Certification
5 8 (6.06%) CCEA
5 8 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (4.55%) PMP
7 5 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.27%) CIPD
8 3 (2.27%) MBA
8 3 (2.27%) MCP
9 2 (1.52%) CCNA
9 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.76%) APMP
10 1 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.76%) CLAS
10 1 (0.76%) ISEB
10 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) QA
1 3 (2.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) FATCA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.76%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) SCCM
2 12 (9.09%) SCOM
3 6 (4.55%) Puppet
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.27%) vRealize
5 2 (1.52%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.52%) OpenView
6 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 102 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.85%) Citrix
3 7 (5.30%) HP
3 7 (5.30%) VMware
4 5 (3.79%) Cisco
5 4 (3.03%) ArcSight
5 4 (3.03%) SAP
6 2 (1.52%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.52%) Huawei
6 2 (1.52%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.52%) Nokia
6 2 (1.52%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (1.52%) Polycom
6 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.52%) WSO2
7 1 (0.76%) BT
7 1 (0.76%) F5
7 1 (0.76%) Lotus
7 1 (0.76%) NetApp
7 1 (0.76%) Siemens
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