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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 57 69 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.32% 6.97% 6.47%
As % of the Applications category 62.64% 52.27% 59.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 22
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £141 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £410 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -14.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £30.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
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
91 132 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.68% 13.33% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 39
Average daily rate £255 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £141 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 12
Average hourly rate £19.33 £23.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +42.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £44.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 29 £110 -66.15% 11
Chester +6 4 £405 +161.45% 3
Macclesfield +6 3 £275 -8.33% 1
Knutsford 0 3 £200 +14.28% 1
Wilmslow -1 2 £170 +53.84% 3
Crewe 0 1 £413 +189.47%
Runcorn - 1 - - 2
Daresbury - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Widnes - - - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 77 (80.21%) Microsoft
2 49 (51.04%) MS Office
3 30 (31.25%) ITIL
4 28 (29.17%) Service Management
5 27 (28.13%) SLA
6 26 (27.08%) HP
7 24 (25.00%) Windows
7 24 (25.00%) Finance
8 23 (23.96%) MCP
8 23 (23.96%) IBM Notes
8 23 (23.96%) Lotus
9 22 (22.92%) OpenView
9 22 (22.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
11 18 (18.75%) MS Project
11 18 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
12 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
13 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
14 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
15 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
16 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
16 10 (10.42%) Project Management
17 9 (9.38%) Windows 7
18 8 (8.33%) Oracle
18 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
19 7 (7.29%) SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 23 (23.96%) IBM Notes
2 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.25%) IIS
4 5 (5.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.17%) MS Project Server
6 3 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.13%) Documentum
7 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (51.04%) MS Office
2 18 (18.75%) MS Project
2 18 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.04%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Firewall
2 2 (2.08%) Intranet
2 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.08%) VPN
2 2 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.04%) SAN
3 1 (1.04%) DMZ
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) MS Access
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.13%) BODI
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MSI
1 3 (3.13%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.04%) LSMW
General
1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.29%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Local Government
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (46.88%) Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 23 (23.96%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Administrator
5 7 (7.29%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.21%) Project Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Applications Packager
8 4 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.17%) Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Help Desk Support
10 2 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle Project Manager
10 2 (2.08%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.17%) .NET
2 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) XML
3 1 (1.04%) BAPI
3 1 (1.04%) WCF
3 1 (1.04%) WPF
3 1 (1.04%) LINQ
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.17%) UNIX
6 3 (3.13%) HPUX
6 3 (3.13%) Solaris
7 2 (2.08%) Linux
7 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.08%) AIX
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) ITIL
2 28 (29.17%) Service Management
3 14 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.42%) Project Management
5 7 (7.29%) Migration
6 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.25%) CRM
7 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.17%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (4.17%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (4.17%) Information Security
8 4 (4.17%) ERP
8 4 (4.17%) EAM
9 3 (3.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.29%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) VB
3 4 (4.17%) VBScript
3 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.13%) X++
5 2 (2.08%) VBA
6 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.04%) ABAP
6 1 (1.04%) C
6 1 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) MCP
2 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.08%) CISM
5 2 (2.08%) CISSP
5 2 (2.08%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) MCSA
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.04%) MCTS
6 1 (1.04%) Degree
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.04%) PMP
6 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (28.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (22.92%) OpenView
1 22 (22.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (80.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.08%) HP
3 23 (23.96%) Lotus
4 8 (8.33%) Oracle
5 7 (7.29%) Cisco
6 5 (5.21%) Citrix
6 5 (5.21%) VMware
7 4 (4.17%) AppSense
7 4 (4.17%) SAP
8 3 (3.13%) F5
8 3 (3.13%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.13%) Compuware
9 2 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.04%) BT
10 1 (1.04%) Dell
10 1 (1.04%) EMC
10 1 (1.04%) IBM
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago