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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 15 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.19% 8.57% 3.64%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 69.23% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £295 £413 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £284 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +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 Chester region.

Applications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.34% 12.38% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Median daily rate £365 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 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 Chester region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Validation
3 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) MS Project
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Network Design
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) ITSM
4 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) SAS
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (16.67%) F5
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (11.11%) GAMP

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 3 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (33.33%) MS Project
3 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Design Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Assistant
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Validation
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) ITSM
3 5 (27.78%) Network Design
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
6 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (11.11%) GAMP
1 2 (11.11%) GMP
2 1 (5.56%) COSHH
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) NetApp
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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