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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 53 59 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.01% 6.08% 8.62%
As % of the Applications category 63.10% 60.82% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 35
Median daily rate £388 £365 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +46.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £430 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
84 97 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.52% 10.00% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 45 57
Median daily rate £338 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
Median hourly rate - £14.25 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Knutsford +2 15 £425 +16.04% 3
Warrington -6 12 £353 -1.39% 3
Chester -11 9 £235 -20.50% 3
Macclesfield -1 2 £350 +55.55% 1
Northwich - 2 - - 2
Crewe +11 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 £425 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 100 (76.34%) Microsoft
2 49 (37.40%) Windows
3 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (33.59%) Finance
4 44 (33.59%) .NET
5 39 (29.77%) Software Engineering
6 38 (29.01%) Test Automation
7 32 (24.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (23.66%) TDD
8 31 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (23.66%) Code Coverage
9 30 (22.90%) MS Office
10 29 (22.14%) Degree
11 27 (20.61%) Java
12 25 (19.08%) SpecFlow
13 24 (18.32%) DevOps
13 24 (18.32%) TestComplete
14 23 (17.56%) Security Cleared
15 21 (16.03%) MS PowerPoint
16 19 (14.50%) CRM
17 18 (13.74%) Active Directory
17 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (12.98%) SharePoint
18 17 (12.98%) Project Management
19 16 (12.21%) SCCM
20 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
20 15 (11.45%) Migration
21 14 (10.69%) Citrix
21 14 (10.69%) PRINCE2
22 13 (9.92%) JavaScript

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 17 (12.98%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.63%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.82%) IIS
4 4 (3.05%) GeoServer
4 4 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.29%) Apache
5 3 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.53%) eRoom
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (22.90%) MS Office
2 21 (16.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (9.92%) MS Project
4 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.29%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.76%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.76%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (5.34%) Office 365
2 6 (4.58%) IaaS
2 6 (4.58%) PaaS
2 6 (4.58%) SaaS
3 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) Skype
2 7 (5.34%) Firewall
3 4 (3.05%) Network Security
3 4 (3.05%) SAN
4 3 (2.29%) GSM
4 3 (2.29%) LAN
4 3 (2.29%) LTE
4 3 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (2.29%) UMTS
4 3 (2.29%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.29%) WAN
5 2 (1.53%) 2G
5 2 (1.53%) 3G
5 2 (1.53%) 4G
5 2 (1.53%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.76%) CTI
6 1 (0.76%) Internet
6 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) MS Access
3 5 (3.82%) GIS
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.05%) QGIS
4 4 (3.05%) Spatial Data
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (24.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (19.08%) SpecFlow
3 24 (18.32%) TestComplete
4 7 (5.34%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.34%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.58%) Gradle
6 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.29%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.53%) JIRA
8 2 (1.53%) Selenium
8 2 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.76%) MSTest
9 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (33.59%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Banking
3 7 (5.34%) Retail
4 6 (4.58%) Local Government
4 6 (4.58%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.05%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.29%) Advertising
7 3 (2.29%) German Language
7 3 (2.29%) Legal
7 3 (2.29%) Marketing
8 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.76%) Back Office
9 1 (0.76%) Front Office
9 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.76%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 22 (16.79%) Consultant
2 21 (16.03%) Architect
3 16 (12.21%) Analyst
3 16 (12.21%) DevOps Consultant
4 15 (11.45%) Integration Consultant
5 13 (9.92%) Project Manager
6 11 (8.40%) Developer
7 6 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.82%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Transition Manager
8 5 (3.82%) Transition Project Manager
9 4 (3.05%) GIS Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.05%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.59%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.05%) Ajax
2 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.05%) jQuery
3 2 (1.53%) Middleware
3 2 (1.53%) Node.js
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) PMI
2 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.05%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.29%) PKI
5 1 (0.76%) Clustering
5 1 (0.76%) IVR
5 1 (0.76%) Life Science
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.76%) Social Media
5 1 (0.76%) Statistics
5 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.40%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) Windows Server
2 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (5.34%) Linux
4 5 (3.82%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.29%) AIX
6 3 (2.29%) CentOS
6 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.53%) Unix
8 1 (0.76%) Android
8 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.77%) Software Engineering
3 38 (29.01%) Test Automation
4 31 (23.66%) Code Coverage
4 31 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (23.66%) TDD
5 24 (18.32%) DevOps
6 19 (14.50%) CRM
7 18 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (12.98%) Project Management
9 15 (11.45%) Migration
10 14 (10.69%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.87%) Change Management
12 7 (5.34%) Coaching
12 7 (5.34%) ITIL
13 6 (4.58%) Web Development
14 5 (3.82%) ERP
14 5 (3.82%) Identity Management
14 5 (3.82%) Information Security
14 5 (3.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.61%) Java
2 13 (9.92%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.16%) PowerShell
4 11 (8.40%) SQL
5 8 (6.11%) Python
6 7 (5.34%) C#
7 4 (3.05%) PHP
8 3 (2.29%) C++
9 2 (1.53%) C
9 2 (1.53%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) Ruby
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.76%) VBA
10 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (22.14%) Degree
2 23 (17.56%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
4 12 (9.16%) PMI Certification
5 8 (6.11%) CCEA
5 8 (6.11%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (4.58%) PMP
7 5 (3.82%) MBA
7 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (3.05%) CIPD
9 3 (2.29%) MCP
10 2 (1.53%) CCNA
10 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.76%) CCNP
11 1 (0.76%) HND
11 1 (0.76%) ISEB
11 1 (0.76%) MCSA
11 1 (0.76%) MCSE
11 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) SLA
2 3 (2.29%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) FATCA
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.76%) RMADS
4 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (13.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.05%) vSphere
4 2 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.53%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.53%) XenApp
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (12.21%) SCCM
2 13 (9.92%) SCOM
3 6 (4.58%) Puppet
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.29%) OpenView
4 3 (2.29%) vRealize
5 2 (1.53%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.76%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.76%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 100 (76.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) Citrix
3 8 (6.11%) HP
3 8 (6.11%) VMware
4 5 (3.82%) Cisco
5 4 (3.05%) ArcSight
5 4 (3.05%) SAP
6 3 (2.29%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.53%) Avaya
7 2 (1.53%) Huawei
7 2 (1.53%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.53%) Nokia
7 2 (1.53%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (1.53%) Polycom
7 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.53%) WSO2
8 1 (0.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (0.76%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.76%) BMC
8 1 (0.76%) Juniper
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