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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 48 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.42% 4.01% 3.72%
As % of the Applications category 55.81% 42.11% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £108 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £29.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 - £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +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
86 76 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.93% 9.51% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 37 25
Average daily rate £380 £410 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £515 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -41.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £25.30 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.39 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.68% -0.74%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -16 15 £408 +1.87% 4
Knutsford -2 7 £366 - 1
Chester -4 6 £367 -10.42% 1
Macclesfield 0 2 - -
Crewe -2 2 £185 - 2
Wilmslow - 2 £175 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 78 (71.56%) Microsoft
2 45 (41.28%) MS Office
3 39 (35.78%) Finance
4 26 (23.85%) Windows
5 22 (20.18%) ITIL
5 22 (20.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 18 (16.51%) SQL
6 18 (16.51%) .NET
6 18 (16.51%) Project Management
7 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
8 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
10 12 (11.01%) VB
10 12 (11.01%) PRINCE2
10 12 (11.01%) Migration
10 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (10.09%) C#
11 11 (10.09%) Service Management
12 10 (9.17%) Oracle
12 10 (9.17%) MS Project
12 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
12 10 (9.17%) .NET Framework
12 10 (9.17%) Resource Management
12 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
13 9 (8.26%) Banking
13 9 (8.26%) SLA
13 9 (8.26%) HP
13 9 (8.26%) MCP
14 8 (7.34%) OOP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.92%) Lync
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 45 (41.28%) MS Office
2 22 (20.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (9.17%) MS Project
4 8 (7.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.92%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) LAN
1 2 (1.83%) WAN
1 2 (1.83%) DHCP
1 2 (1.83%) DNS
1 2 (1.83%) Wireless
1 2 (1.83%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (1.83%) Network Security
1 2 (1.83%) WebEx
2 1 (0.92%) DMZ
2 1 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) MS Access
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.59%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.75%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.92%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.67%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.67%) TestComplete
2 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 39 (35.78%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Banking
3 6 (5.50%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.59%) German Language
4 5 (4.59%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (4.59%) Russian Language
5 4 (3.67%) Italian Language
5 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) French Language
5 4 (3.67%) Turkish Language
6 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.83%) Local Government
7 2 (1.83%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.83%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.83%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.92%) Marketing
8 1 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (38.53%) Analyst
2 11 (10.09%) Service Analyst
2 11 (10.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (8.26%) Developer
4 8 (7.34%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.34%) Team Leader
4 8 (7.34%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (7.34%) .NET Team Leader
4 8 (7.34%) Software Development Team Leader
4 8 (7.34%) Software Team Leader
5 7 (6.42%) Consultant
6 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.67%) Junior
8 4 (3.67%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) .NET
2 10 (9.17%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.59%) CSS
4 4 (3.67%) HTML
4 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.75%) XML
6 2 (1.83%) Web Services
6 2 (1.83%) WCF
6 2 (1.83%) jQuery
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.92%) HTML5
7 1 (0.92%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.92%) CSS3
7 1 (0.92%) Middleware
7 1 (0.92%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) PMI
4 4 (3.67%) NHS
5 2 (1.83%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.92%) CMDB
6 1 (0.92%) Tandem
6 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.92%) PKI
6 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Windows
2 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.92%) Android
6 1 (0.92%) Linux
6 1 (0.92%) UNIX
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) ITIL
2 18 (16.51%) Project Management
3 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.01%) Migration
4 12 (11.01%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.09%) Service Management
6 10 (9.17%) Resource Management
7 8 (7.34%) Open Source
7 8 (7.34%) OOP
7 8 (7.34%) Coaching
7 8 (7.34%) SDLC
8 7 (6.42%) Workflow
8 7 (6.42%) Problem Management
9 6 (5.50%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.50%) ITSM
9 6 (5.50%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.59%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.51%) SQL
2 12 (11.01%) VB
3 11 (10.09%) C#
4 7 (6.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.67%) VBA
6 3 (2.75%) Python
6 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.75%) C++
7 1 (0.92%) PHP
7 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) MCP
2 8 (7.34%) Degree
3 6 (5.50%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.67%) ACCA
4 4 (3.67%) CIMA
4 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.67%) CIPD
5 2 (1.83%) MCITP
5 2 (1.83%) MCSE
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.92%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) SLA
2 5 (4.59%) QA
3 4 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.75%) P3O
5 1 (0.92%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) OpenView
2 6 (5.50%) SCCM
3 2 (1.83%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (71.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle
3 9 (8.26%) HP
4 6 (5.50%) SAP
5 5 (4.59%) LANDesk
6 4 (3.67%) VMware
6 4 (3.67%) Ariba
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.92%) Tableau
8 1 (0.92%) Vertica
8 1 (0.92%) Talend
8 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.92%) BMC
8 1 (0.92%) NetApp
8 1 (0.92%) Lotus
8 1 (0.92%) Apple
8 1 (0.92%) Sage
8 1 (0.92%) Remedy
8 1 (0.92%) Cognos
8 1 (0.92%) Citrix
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Bluefire Consulting
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