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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.12% 4.60% 5.35%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 45.83% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £389 £288 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +105.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
MS Excel
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
18 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.28% 10.04% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Median daily rate £338 £300 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +114.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -36.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 4 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 Chester region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Local Government
3 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (25.00%) SCCM
3 4 (25.00%) SCOM
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (25.00%) Office 365
3 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Intune
4 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (18.75%) Skype
4 3 (18.75%) IaaS
4 3 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
4 3 (18.75%) SaaS
4 3 (18.75%) PaaS
4 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (12.50%) GeoServer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) IaaS
2 3 (18.75%) PaaS
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (18.75%) Skype
1 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
2 2 (12.50%) QGIS
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Local Government
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Dutch Language
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (12.50%) French Language
4 2 (12.50%) German Language
4 2 (12.50%) Italian Language
4 2 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (12.50%) Russian Language
4 2 (12.50%) Turkish Language
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) GIS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) GIS Officer
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Assistant
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Ajax
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITSM
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) VMware