The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the County Antrim region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 33 13
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.94% 0.43% 6.56%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 20.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £90 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.90% 2.17% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £90 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.30% +36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
Northern Ireland

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Belfast +15 2 £90 -
MS Excel
Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) EPoS
5 1 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) RAD
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Tesseract
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Tesseract
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) RAD
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCDST
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu