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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 56 51 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.07% 4.47% 4.80%
As % of the Applications category 61.54% 57.95% 49.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 21
Median daily rate £388 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -38.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.81%
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 88 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.49% 7.72% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 38
Median daily rate £450 £319 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £174 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £8.40 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.50 £21.10
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +14 19 £488 +21.87% 4
Chester +10 8 £463 +25.93% 8
Macclesfield +1 6 £300 -
Wilmslow -2 5 £180 +2.85% 1
Knutsford +8 2 £395 -1.25% 1
Runcorn - 2 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 80 (70.80%) Microsoft
2 42 (37.17%) MS Office
2 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (34.51%) Windows
4 35 (30.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (28.32%) Finance
6 31 (27.43%) .NET
7 30 (26.55%) Project Management
8 26 (23.01%) MS Visio
9 19 (16.81%) Java
9 19 (16.81%) Code Coverage
9 19 (16.81%) Degree
9 19 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (16.81%) TDD
9 19 (16.81%) Software Engineering
9 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (16.81%) Test Automation
10 18 (15.93%) DevOps
10 18 (15.93%) SQL
11 16 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (14.16%) TestComplete
11 16 (14.16%) SpecFlow
12 15 (13.27%) Continuous Deployment
13 14 (12.39%) CRM
14 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
14 13 (11.50%) MS Project
15 12 (10.62%) Configuration Management
16 11 (9.73%) Change Control
16 11 (9.73%) ITIL
16 11 (9.73%) 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 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.54%) IIS
3 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (37.17%) MS Office
2 35 (30.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (23.01%) MS Visio
4 13 (11.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Office 365
2 6 (5.31%) IaaS
2 6 (5.31%) PaaS
2 6 (5.31%) SaaS
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Firewall
2 3 (2.65%) Network Security
3 2 (1.77%) 2G
3 2 (1.77%) 3G
3 2 (1.77%) 4G
3 2 (1.77%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.77%) GSM
3 2 (1.77%) LAN
3 2 (1.77%) LTE
3 2 (1.77%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.77%) Skype
3 2 (1.77%) UMTS
3 2 (1.77%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.77%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.88%) SSH
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.54%) MS Access
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.88%) GIS
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (14.16%) SpecFlow
2 16 (14.16%) TestComplete
3 11 (9.73%) JIRA
4 6 (5.31%) Gradle
5 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.65%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (28.32%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Banking
3 8 (7.08%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (5.31%) Retail
6 4 (3.54%) Advertising
7 3 (2.65%) Publishing
7 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.77%) German Language
8 2 (1.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Back Office
9 1 (0.88%) French Language
9 1 (0.88%) Front Office
9 1 (0.88%) Local Government
9 1 (0.88%) Marketing
9 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (16.81%) Consultant
2 16 (14.16%) Analyst
3 14 (12.39%) Delivery Manager
4 12 (10.62%) Developer
4 12 (10.62%) DevOps Consultant
5 11 (9.73%) Integration Consultant
6 9 (7.96%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Architect
8 7 (6.19%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.31%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.42%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Excel Developer
10 5 (4.42%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.42%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (3.54%) CRM Consultant
11 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Consultant
11 4 (3.54%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.43%) .NET
2 4 (3.54%) CSS
2 4 (3.54%) HTML
2 4 (3.54%) XML
3 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.65%) RESTful
3 3 (2.65%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.65%) Web Services
3 3 (2.65%) XML Messaging
3 3 (2.65%) XSD
3 3 (2.65%) XSL
4 2 (1.77%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) Ajax
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.88%) jQuery
5 1 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Wiki
2 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.65%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.77%) Life Science
6 2 (1.77%) PMI
7 1 (0.88%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.51%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.65%) Linux
3 3 (2.65%) Unix
4 2 (1.77%) AIX
4 2 (1.77%) CentOS
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.55%) Project Management
3 19 (16.81%) Code Coverage
3 19 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (16.81%) Software Engineering
3 19 (16.81%) TDD
3 19 (16.81%) Test Automation
4 18 (15.93%) DevOps
5 16 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (13.27%) Continuous Deployment
7 14 (12.39%) CRM
8 12 (10.62%) Configuration Management
9 11 (9.73%) Change Control
9 11 (9.73%) ITIL
9 11 (9.73%) Programme Management
10 9 (7.96%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.08%) Migration
12 7 (6.19%) Service Management
12 7 (6.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) Java
2 18 (15.93%) SQL
3 9 (7.96%) C#
3 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.42%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.65%) PHP
5 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.77%) C
6 2 (1.77%) C++
6 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Degree
2 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.42%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.54%) CCNA
5 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.65%) CCEA
6 3 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.65%) PMP
7 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.88%) APMP
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MCP
8 1 (0.88%) MCT
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) FATCA
4 1 (0.88%) GAMP
4 1 (0.88%) GMP
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.77%) XenApp
4 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Puppet
2 4 (3.54%) SCCM
3 3 (2.65%) SCOM
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.77%) vRealize
5 1 (0.88%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 80 (70.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) Citrix
3 5 (4.42%) VMware
4 4 (3.54%) Cisco
5 3 (2.65%) HP
5 3 (2.65%) SAP
6 2 (1.77%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.77%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.77%) F5
6 2 (1.77%) Huawei
6 2 (1.77%) Juniper
6 2 (1.77%) Nokia
6 2 (1.77%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (0.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (0.88%) CA
7 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.88%) Lotus
7 1 (0.88%) NetApp
7 1 (0.88%) Siemens
7 1 (0.88%) Twitter
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