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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.69% 4.51% 2.48%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 60.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.26% 7.52% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £319
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -64.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITSM
3 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
3 5 (29.41%) MS Project
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Network Design
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (23.53%) Conflict Management
4 4 (23.53%) Quality Management
4 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (23.53%) SAP
4 4 (23.53%) MS Access
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (17.65%) F5
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint

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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Project
2 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
1 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MS Access
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) French Language
4 1 (5.88%) Front Office
4 1 (5.88%) German Language
4 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Design Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Process Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Process Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Assistant
5 1 (5.88%) Project Support Assistant
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) ITSM
3 5 (29.41%) Network Design
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Conflict Management
4 4 (23.53%) Quality Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) People Management
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (11.76%) GAMP
1 2 (11.76%) GMP
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) VMware