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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.30% 1.09% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 33.33% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £90 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.68% 3.26% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £250 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £90 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 4 £200 +122.22% 4
MS Excel
Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Banking
3 8 (57.14%) Fixed Income
3 8 (57.14%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Workflow
8 3 (21.43%) Equities
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
8 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 3 (21.43%) Coaching
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Change Management
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) VBA
9 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (7.14%) Intranet
10 1 (7.14%) Internet
10 1 (7.14%) Extranet
10 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
10 1 (7.14%) IIS
10 1 (7.14%) MS Project

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Support Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) COM
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Fixed Income
2 3 (21.43%) Equities
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) Lotus