The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.83% 4.23% 6.12%
As % of the Applications category 53.85% 40.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £155 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -34.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £155 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £231 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
13 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.83% 10.58% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate £310 £338 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £413 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.75 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.71% +286.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Chester region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Chester

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Chester region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) German Language
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (33.33%) AppSense
4 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 3 (33.33%) Dutch Language
4 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) AdminStudio
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) MSI
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) French Language
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Local Government
6 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) AdminStudio
2 2 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 3 (33.33%) German Language
1 3 (33.33%) Dutch Language
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) French Language
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Excel Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
1 3 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) C#
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) AppSense
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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