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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.07% 8.57% 35.71%
As % of the Applications category 48.28% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £395 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
29 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 25.00% 17.14% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 8
Average daily rate £316 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £125 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 31 (79.49%) Security Cleared
3 29 (74.36%) SC Cleared
4 16 (41.03%) Windows
5 14 (35.90%) MS Project
6 13 (33.33%) Project Management
7 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (25.64%) HP
8 10 (25.64%) MS Office
9 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 9 (23.08%) ITIL
9 9 (23.08%) C#
9 9 (23.08%) SQL
9 9 (23.08%) VBA
9 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
9 9 (23.08%) InfoPath
9 9 (23.08%) MS Project Server
9 9 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (20.51%) Build Automation
10 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
10 8 (20.51%) Workflow
11 7 (17.95%) VBScript
11 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
11 7 (17.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (17.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
11 7 (17.95%) QA
11 7 (17.95%) Software Packaging
11 7 (17.95%) Application Packaging

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 9 (23.08%) MS Project Server
1 9 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) MS Project
2 10 (25.64%) MS Office
3 9 (23.08%) InfoPath
4 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 5 (12.82%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) LAN
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
1 3 (7.69%) Network Security
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (7.69%) Junos
2 2 (5.13%) RIP
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MS Access
2 3 (7.69%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Applications Packager
3 6 (15.38%) Tools Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Release Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Programme Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Network Support
7 1 (2.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Software Packaging
1 7 (17.95%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (23.08%) ITIL
3 8 (20.51%) Build Automation
3 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.51%) Workflow
4 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.38%) Change Management
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL V3
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Release Management
7 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Service Management
8 3 (7.69%) Time Management
8 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (5.13%) Network Management
10 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C#
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
1 9 (23.08%) VBA
2 7 (17.95%) VBScript
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) Security Cleared
2 29 (74.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (17.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Juniper
3 3 (7.69%) McAfee
3 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Crossbeam
3 3 (7.69%) Riverbed
3 3 (7.69%) TippingPoint
3 3 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (5.13%) Altiris
4 2 (5.13%) AppSense
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) 3PAR