The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.28% 25.74% 10.77%
As % of the Applications category 82.35% 89.66% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 6
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£270 £282 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £329 £370
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Applications Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 20.99% 28.71% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 10
Average daily rate £267 £280 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.73% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £331 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) MS Office
3 10 (47.62%) ITIL
4 9 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) HP
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) WAN
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (28.57%) Time Management
7 6 (28.57%) F5
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
8 5 (23.81%) Project Management
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) LAN
9 4 (19.05%) PMI
9 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Juniper
9 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
9 4 (19.05%) Internet
9 4 (19.05%) MS Project
9 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
9 4 (19.05%) McAfee
9 4 (19.05%) Firewall
9 4 (19.05%) ITSM
9 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (19.05%) Riverbed

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 9 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project Server
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) Lync
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Project
2 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (14.29%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) WAN
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) Junos
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Project Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PMI
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Economics
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Time Management
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITSM
4 4 (19.05%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (19.05%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Network Management
5 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) Logistics
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Network Design
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 3 (14.29%) VBA
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CAPM
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
1 3 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (19.05%) McAfee
5 4 (19.05%) Riverbed
5 4 (19.05%) TippingPoint
5 4 (19.05%) Crossbeam
6 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) EMC
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) ProCurve