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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 14 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.98% 6.02% 4.57%
As % of the Applications category 58.33% 53.33% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £310 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.44%
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
12 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.26% 11.28% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Average daily rate £275 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £501 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Dutch Language
3 3 (30.00%) French Language
3 3 (30.00%) German Language
3 3 (30.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (30.00%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (30.00%) Russian Language
3 3 (30.00%) Turkish Language
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) Remedy
3 3 (30.00%) BMC
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) Maximo
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 2 (20.00%) MS Access
4 2 (20.00%) Local Government
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Dutch Language
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (30.00%) French Language
2 3 (30.00%) German Language
2 3 (30.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (30.00%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (30.00%) Russian Language
2 3 (30.00%) Turkish Language
3 2 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) BMC
2 3 (30.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
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Rate: £20 - 35 per hour
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