The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Erskine 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 25.00% 10.71% 20.00%
As % of the Applications category 68.97% 75.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate £310 £355 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
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
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 36.25% 14.29% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 3
Average daily rate £325 £355 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £276 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £370 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
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
Renfrewshire

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 18 April 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (92.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (72.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) Workflow
6 7 (28.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (28.00%) VBScript
6 7 (28.00%) MS Project
6 7 (28.00%) HP
7 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (24.00%) MS Office
7 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (24.00%) Software Packaging
8 5 (20.00%) MS Project Server
8 5 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) Change Management
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) .NET
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) IIS
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (12.00%) Build Automation
10 3 (12.00%) C#
10 3 (12.00%) InfoPath
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (20.00%) MS Project Server
3 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Project
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
3 4 (16.00%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (12.00%) InfoPath
4 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Junos
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Military
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Applications Packager
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Release Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Software Packager
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Release Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Software Packaging
2 5 (20.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Workflow
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Build Automation
4 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (12.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) VBScript
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Korn
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (92.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware GSX
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.00%) TippingPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Crossbeam
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) AppSense
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee