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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 9.64% 12.50% 15.00%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 51.52% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 3
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£328 £304 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% -17.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £229 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £328 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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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
12 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 14.46% 24.26% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 6
Average daily rate £265 £310 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -15.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £348 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 13 (59.09%) ITIL
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) HP
4 8 (36.36%) MS Office
5 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
5 7 (31.82%) Citrix
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) WAN
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (27.27%) F5
7 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
7 5 (22.73%) LAN
7 5 (22.73%) PMI
7 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
7 5 (22.73%) SAN
7 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
8 4 (18.18%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) ITSM
8 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project Server
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
2 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (18.18%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (22.73%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 4 (18.18%) Junos
3 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security
5 2 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Project Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) PMI
2 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
4 2 (9.09%) Economics
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITSM
4 4 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
5 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Software Licensing
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
5 3 (13.64%) Network Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
4 3 (13.64%) CAPM
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
1 3 (13.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (4.55%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) HP
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) Riverbed
5 4 (18.18%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 4 (18.18%) McAfee
5 4 (18.18%) EMC
5 4 (18.18%) Crossbeam
5 4 (18.18%) TippingPoint
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
7 2 (9.09%) ProCurve
8 1 (4.55%) Cadence