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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 81 59 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.95% 5.98% 8.40%
As % of the Applications category 61.83% 64.13% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 35
Median daily rate £425 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £205 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
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
131 92 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.86% 9.32% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 52
Median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £35.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +9 30 £375 +63.04% 4
Knutsford +4 18 £425 +13.33% 5
Chester -4 7 £338 +35.00% 1
Daresbury - 5 £425 -
Macclesfield +1 4 £425 +88.88%
Northwich - 2 - - 4
Crewe +1 1 £450 +12.50% 1
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 110 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 56 (40.00%) Windows
3 47 (33.57%) Finance
3 47 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (30.00%) MS Office
5 39 (27.86%) .NET
6 35 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 34 (24.29%) Test Automation
8 28 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (19.29%) TDD
9 27 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (19.29%) Code Coverage
10 26 (18.57%) Degree
11 25 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 24 (17.14%) Java
13 22 (15.71%) SpecFlow
14 21 (15.00%) TestComplete
14 21 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
15 20 (14.29%) CRM
15 20 (14.29%) DevOps
16 19 (13.57%) SharePoint
17 18 (12.86%) Active Directory
17 18 (12.86%) Project Management
18 16 (11.43%) ITIL
18 16 (11.43%) SCCM
19 15 (10.71%) MS Project
19 15 (10.71%) SC Cleared
20 14 (10.00%) PRINCE2
20 14 (10.00%) Migration
20 14 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 19 (13.57%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.57%) IIS
4 4 (2.86%) GeoServer
4 4 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.14%) Apache
5 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.43%) Confluence
6 2 (1.43%) eRoom
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.43%) Node.js
6 2 (1.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (30.00%) MS Office
2 21 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (10.71%) MS Project
4 9 (6.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.86%) Radian6
3 3 (2.14%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.71%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (5.00%) Office 365
2 6 (4.29%) IaaS
2 6 (4.29%) PaaS
2 6 (4.29%) SaaS
3 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) Skype
2 7 (5.00%) Firewall
3 4 (2.86%) CTI
3 4 (2.86%) SAN
4 3 (2.14%) GSM
4 3 (2.14%) Internet
4 3 (2.14%) LAN
4 3 (2.14%) LTE
4 3 (2.14%) Network Security
4 3 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (2.14%) UMTS
4 3 (2.14%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.14%) WAN
5 2 (1.43%) 2G
5 2 (1.43%) 3G
5 2 (1.43%) 4G
5 2 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (1.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.86%) GIS
3 4 (2.86%) MS Access
3 4 (2.86%) QGIS
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (15.71%) SpecFlow
3 21 (15.00%) TestComplete
4 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.29%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.57%) Gradle
6 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.86%) JIRA
7 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.43%) Selenium
8 2 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.43%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.71%) MSTest
General
1 47 (33.57%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Banking
3 7 (5.00%) Retail
4 6 (4.29%) Local Government
4 6 (4.29%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.14%) Marketing
8 2 (1.43%) Advertising
8 2 (1.43%) German Language
8 2 (1.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.71%) Billing
9 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.71%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.71%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.71%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.71%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (16.43%) Consultant
2 20 (14.29%) Architect
3 15 (10.71%) Analyst
4 14 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 13 (9.29%) Integration Consultant
5 13 (9.29%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.57%) Developer
7 7 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Service Desk Manager
7 7 (5.00%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Designer
9 5 (3.57%) IT Services Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.57%) Transition Manager
9 5 (3.57%) Transition Project Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.86%) .NET
2 4 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.86%) Ajax
2 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.86%) jQuery
3 2 (1.43%) Middleware
4 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) PMI
3 5 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.86%) IVR
4 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.86%) Social Media
5 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.14%) PKI
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Life Science
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) Statistics
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (9.29%) Windows 7
3 12 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.00%) Linux
5 5 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.14%) AIX
7 3 (2.14%) CentOS
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.43%) Unix
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 34 (24.29%) Test Automation
4 27 (19.29%) Code Coverage
4 27 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (19.29%) TDD
5 20 (14.29%) CRM
5 20 (14.29%) DevOps
6 18 (12.86%) Project Management
7 16 (11.43%) ITIL
8 14 (10.00%) Migration
8 14 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 14 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.43%) Change Management
10 8 (5.71%) Quality Management
11 7 (5.00%) Coaching
11 7 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
12 6 (4.29%) Process Improvement
13 5 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.14%) Java
2 12 (8.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.14%) SQL
4 8 (5.71%) Python
5 6 (4.29%) C#
6 3 (2.14%) C++
6 3 (2.14%) PHP
6 3 (2.14%) VB
6 3 (2.14%) VBA
7 2 (1.43%) C
8 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (18.57%) Degree
2 25 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.57%) PMI Certification
5 8 (5.71%) MBA
6 7 (5.00%) CCEA
6 7 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (4.29%) PMP
8 5 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.86%) CIPD
10 3 (2.14%) MCP
11 2 (1.43%) CCNA
11 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.71%) CCNP
12 1 (0.71%) HND
12 1 (0.71%) ISEB
12 1 (0.71%) MCSA
12 1 (0.71%) MCSE
12 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) QA
3 3 (2.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.43%) FATCA
4 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.71%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.71%) RMADS
5 1 (0.71%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.86%) vSphere
4 2 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.43%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.43%) XenApp
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (11.43%) SCCM
2 13 (9.29%) SCOM
3 5 (3.57%) Puppet
4 3 (2.14%) OpenView
4 3 (2.14%) vRealize
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Intune
5 2 (1.43%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.71%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.71%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.71%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 110 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) Citrix
3 8 (5.71%) HP
3 8 (5.71%) VMware
4 6 (4.29%) Cisco
5 5 (3.57%) Avaya
6 4 (2.86%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.86%) EMC
7 3 (2.14%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.43%) Huawei
8 2 (1.43%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.43%) Nokia
8 2 (1.43%) Nokia Networks
8 2 (1.43%) Polycom
8 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.43%) WSO2
9 1 (0.71%) Amdocs
9 1 (0.71%) BT
9 1 (0.71%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.71%) Siemens
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