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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.14% 4.76% 3.31%
As % of the Applications category 58.33% 45.83% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £140.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% +1455.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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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
24 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.24% 10.39% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate £310 £324 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% +54.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £43.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.81% +383.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
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 27 March 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) MS Office
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (33.33%) Dutch Language
6 6 (33.33%) German Language
7 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
7 5 (27.78%) VBScript
7 5 (27.78%) VB
8 4 (22.22%) VBA
8 4 (22.22%) French Language
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (16.67%) AppSense
9 3 (16.67%) Local Government
9 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
9 3 (16.67%) Russian Language
9 3 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (16.67%) SCCM
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (16.67%) MS Project
9 3 (16.67%) AdminStudio
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) XenApp
9 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
10 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) AdminStudio
2 2 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 6 (33.33%) Dutch Language
1 6 (33.33%) German Language
2 4 (22.22%) French Language
3 3 (16.67%) Local Government
3 3 (16.67%) Russian Language
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.56%) Turkish Language
4 1 (5.56%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Packager
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Excel Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Excel Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (11.11%) VBA Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) OAuth2
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) MVVM
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VBScript
1 5 (27.78%) VB
2 4 (22.22%) VBA
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) EMIR
1 2 (11.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) AppSense
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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