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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
North West / Cheshire
Rank 22 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.00% 6.18% 6.59%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 68.60% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 30
Median daily rate £130 £334 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.01% +21.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £229 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.54% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.98 £29.00 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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
45 86 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.00% 9.01% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 53 49
Median daily rate £251 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £23.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Chester +9 9 £230 -32.74% 5
Warrington +13 6 £120 -64.44% 4
Knutsford +3 1 - - 1
Runcorn - 1 - - 2
Crewe - 1 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 46 (58.23%) MS Office
3 30 (37.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (31.65%) Finance
5 24 (30.38%) Windows
6 19 (24.05%) MS Visio
7 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (20.25%) Project Management
9 14 (17.72%) ITIL
10 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.92%) Programme Management
12 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (11.39%) Banking
13 9 (11.39%) JIRA
13 9 (11.39%) Time Management
13 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (11.39%) SLA
13 9 (11.39%) Citrix
14 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
14 8 (10.13%) SQL
14 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
14 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (10.13%) ETL
14 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
14 8 (10.13%) Migration
14 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (10.13%) Wiki
14 8 (10.13%) Change Control
15 7 (8.86%) Office 365

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 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) SAS
3 3 (3.80%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (58.23%) MS Office
2 30 (37.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (24.05%) MS Visio
4 6 (7.59%) MS Project
5 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) DNS
1 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) Anycast
2 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.27%) DHCP
2 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.27%) LAN
2 1 (1.27%) SMTP
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) VLAN
2 1 (1.27%) VoIP
2 1 (1.27%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.53%) MS Access
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.27%) Power BI
9 1 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) JIRA
2 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.06%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Local Government
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (10.13%) Consultant
4 7 (8.86%) Developer
5 5 (6.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.33%) Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Project Administrator
5 5 (6.33%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (5.06%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.06%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Services Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Programmer
7 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) MDX
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Wiki
3 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Life Science
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.27%) BYOD
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) PMI
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Unix
4 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Project Management
3 14 (17.72%) ITIL
4 11 (13.92%) Programme Management
5 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (11.39%) Time Management
6 8 (10.13%) Change Control
6 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.13%) ETL
6 8 (10.13%) Migration
6 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
6 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.86%) Change Management
7 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.59%) Service Management
8 6 (7.59%) Workflow
9 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.33%) Database Mirroring
9 5 (6.33%) High Availability
9 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.06%) C#
5 2 (2.53%) X++
6 1 (1.27%) C
6 1 (1.27%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) HND
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.53%) CCNA
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) APMP
5 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
2 5 (6.33%) QA
3 3 (3.80%) PMO
4 2 (2.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.53%) GAMP
4 2 (2.53%) GMP
5 1 (1.27%) COSHH
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
3 1 (1.27%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Citrix
3 7 (8.86%) SAP
4 4 (5.06%) Cognos
4 4 (5.06%) Hyperion
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) Lotus
5 3 (3.80%) Remedy
6 2 (2.53%) Tableau
6 2 (2.53%) VMware
7 1 (1.27%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.27%) Apple
7 1 (1.27%) F5
7 1 (1.27%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) IronPort
7 1 (1.27%) Juniper
7 1 (1.27%) NetApp
7 1 (1.27%) Sophos
7 1 (1.27%) Trend Micro
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