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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 37 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.73% 3.77% 4.63%
As % of the Applications category 48.68% 44.16% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £179 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.16 £30.00 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.13% +97.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -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
76 77 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.72% 8.55% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 34
Average daily rate £400 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £126 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £428 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.44 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £31.56 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 18 September 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
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 18 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 14 £400 +33.33% 7
Chester +13 5 £410 - 3
Macclesfield -2 3 £170 -60.00% 3
Crewe - 3 - - 3
Knutsford +10 2 - - 2
Runcorn - 1 £108 - 1
Nantwich - - - - 2
Northwich - - - - 1
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 6
Winsford - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 82 (76.64%) Microsoft
2 31 (28.97%) Windows
3 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
3 30 (28.04%) MS Office
4 24 (22.43%) SharePoint
4 24 (22.43%) Finance
5 21 (19.63%) MS Project
6 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (18.69%) SC Cleared
6 20 (18.69%) Security Cleared
7 19 (17.76%) ITIL
8 18 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (16.82%) MS PowerPoint
9 17 (15.89%) Banking
10 16 (14.95%) Active Directory
11 15 (14.02%) HP
11 15 (14.02%) Service Management
11 15 (14.02%) Project Management
12 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (13.08%) SLA
12 14 (13.08%) SQL
13 13 (12.15%) IIS
13 13 (12.15%) MCP
13 13 (12.15%) IBM Notes
13 13 (12.15%) OpenView
13 13 (12.15%) Lotus
13 13 (12.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (11.21%) PRINCE2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (22.43%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.15%) IIS
2 13 (12.15%) IBM Notes
3 11 (10.28%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (8.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (6.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (28.04%) MS Office
2 21 (19.63%) MS Project
3 18 (16.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (7.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Firewall
2 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.87%) DNS
3 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
3 2 (1.87%) DHCP
3 2 (1.87%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) MS Access
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.93%) LSMW
General
1 24 (22.43%) Finance
2 17 (15.89%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.93%) French Language
5 1 (0.93%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Analyst
2 12 (11.21%) Data Analyst
3 10 (9.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (9.35%) Service Analyst
4 9 (8.41%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (7.48%) Consultant
5 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.54%) Administrator
7 6 (5.61%) Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (3.74%) Project Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (3.74%) Coordinator
9 4 (3.74%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Windows Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.80%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) .NET
1 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.87%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) BAPI
3 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.93%) HTML5
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.35%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.61%) NHS
4 4 (3.74%) PMI
4 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.80%) CMDB
5 3 (2.80%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.97%) Windows
2 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.67%) Windows Vista
6 4 (3.74%) UNIX
7 2 (1.87%) AIX
7 2 (1.87%) Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (17.76%) ITIL
3 15 (14.02%) Project Management
3 15 (14.02%) Service Management
4 12 (11.21%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.28%) Migration
5 11 (10.28%) Data Analysis
6 9 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.41%) Validation
7 8 (7.48%) Information Security
8 7 (6.54%) Data Migration
8 7 (6.54%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (5.61%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.67%) CRM
10 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
10 5 (4.67%) Data Mapping
10 5 (4.67%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.74%) Data Validation
11 4 (3.74%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (3.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) SQL
2 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.74%) VBA
4 3 (2.80%) C#
5 2 (1.87%) X++
5 2 (1.87%) VB
6 1 (0.93%) ABAP
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.93%) VBScript
6 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) SC Cleared
1 20 (18.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.15%) MCP
3 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.87%) CISM
5 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.87%) CISSP
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
6 1 (0.93%) HNC
6 1 (0.93%) HND
6 1 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.93%) CAPM
6 1 (0.93%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (14.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) OpenView
1 13 (12.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (76.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) HP
3 13 (12.15%) Lotus
4 10 (9.35%) Cyber-Ark
5 9 (8.41%) SAP
6 7 (6.54%) VMware
7 5 (4.67%) Citrix
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle
9 3 (2.80%) Becrypt
9 3 (2.80%) Veeam
9 3 (2.80%) CA
9 3 (2.80%) McAfee
9 3 (2.80%) Sophos
9 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.80%) Symantec
9 3 (2.80%) Adobe
10 2 (1.87%) Cisco
11 1 (0.93%) IBM
11 1 (0.93%) Progress
11 1 (0.93%) Dell
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
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