The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 12.63% 12.70% 4.97%
As % of the Applications category 63.16% 88.89% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£93 £198 £146
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.16% +35.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £140 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £256 £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
MS Excel
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Applications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 20.00% 14.29% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 6
Average daily rate £93 £270 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.46% +58.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the County Antrim region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the County Antrim region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -1 12 £93 -53.16% 2
MS Excel
Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) MS Office
3 10 (55.56%) Banking
4 9 (50.00%) Fixed Income
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (38.89%) Investment Banking
7 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (27.78%) Coaching
8 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
8 5 (27.78%) Project Management
8 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) Equities
10 3 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
11 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
11 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 2 (11.11%) Validation
11 2 (11.11%) Migration
12 1 (5.56%) Firewall
12 1 (5.56%) Workflow
12 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
12 1 (5.56%) SLA
12 1 (5.56%) Windows

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) ZAP BI
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (16.67%) Equities
3 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Coaching
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) Basel III
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
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