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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 51 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 11.41% 16.28% 17.97%
As % of the Applications category 73.91% 93.33% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 16
Median daily rate £360 £270 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
Renfrewshire

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
69 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 15.44% 17.44% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 10 23
Median daily rate £330 £267 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £341 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Erskine region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 62 (86.11%) Windows
2 59 (81.94%) Microsoft
3 53 (73.61%) PowerShell
4 50 (69.44%) Security Cleared
4 50 (69.44%) Active Directory
5 46 (63.89%) Windows Server
6 44 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (55.56%) SC Cleared
8 39 (54.17%) HP
9 36 (50.00%) SQL Server
10 34 (47.22%) SQL
10 34 (47.22%) VMware
11 30 (41.67%) OpenStack
12 28 (38.89%) DNS
13 27 (37.50%) DHCP
14 26 (36.11%) ITIL
15 25 (34.72%) SAN
16 22 (30.56%) SharePoint
17 21 (29.17%) MCSE
17 21 (29.17%) MCSA
17 21 (29.17%) MS Exchange
17 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (29.17%) Degree
18 20 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (26.39%) Office 365
19 19 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2007
19 19 (26.39%) Citrix
19 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2003

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (41.67%) OpenStack
2 22 (30.56%) SharePoint
3 21 (29.17%) MS Exchange
4 20 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (26.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (19.44%) Office Communications Server
7 14 (19.44%) Skype for Business
8 5 (6.94%) IIS
9 4 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.39%) Apache
10 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.89%) DNS
2 27 (37.50%) DHCP
3 25 (34.72%) SAN
4 14 (19.44%) Skype
5 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (9.72%) SNMP
6 7 (9.72%) SSL
7 5 (6.94%) SMTP
8 4 (5.56%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.78%) Firewall
9 2 (2.78%) LAN
9 2 (2.78%) WAN
10 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 5 (6.94%) Billing
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) Administrator
3 6 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.56%) Logistics Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Wintel Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) Engineering Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Billing Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Lync Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 1 (1.39%) Logistics Administrator
8 1 (1.39%) PMO Specialist
8 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Engineer
8 1 (1.39%) VMware Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) CSS
1 4 (5.56%) jQuery
1 4 (5.56%) XML
1 4 (5.56%) XSLT
2 3 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.67%) Clustering
3 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.94%) PKI
5 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (86.11%) Windows
2 46 (63.89%) Windows Server
3 44 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) ITIL
2 19 (26.39%) Migration
3 13 (18.06%) Load Balancing
4 10 (13.89%) Conflict Management
4 10 (13.89%) High Availability
4 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
5 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.72%) Logistics
7 6 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
7 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Records Management
8 3 (4.17%) Workflow
9 2 (2.78%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.78%) People Management
10 1 (1.39%) Change Control
10 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.39%) Software Distribution
10 1 (1.39%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 53 (73.61%) PowerShell
2 34 (47.22%) SQL
3 13 (18.06%) VBScript
4 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (69.44%) Security Cleared
2 44 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 21 (29.17%) Degree
4 21 (29.17%) MCSA
4 21 (29.17%) MCSE
5 14 (19.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) MCITP
7 1 (1.39%) MCP
7 1 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (23.61%) Hyper-V
4 12 (16.67%) vSphere
5 8 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 7 (9.72%) XenApp
7 5 (6.94%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 12 (16.67%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (9.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (6.94%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (6.94%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (6.94%) SCOM
4 5 (6.94%) SCVMM
4 5 (6.94%) WSUS
5 4 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.39%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.39%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.39%) OpenView
6 1 (1.39%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 59 (81.94%) Microsoft
2 39 (54.17%) HP
3 34 (47.22%) VMware
4 19 (26.39%) Citrix
5 11 (15.28%) IronPort
6 7 (9.72%) Altiris
7 5 (6.94%) AppSense
7 5 (6.94%) arcserve
7 5 (6.94%) CA
7 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 4 (5.56%) Brocade
8 4 (5.56%) Lumension
8 4 (5.56%) Symantec
9 3 (4.17%) Nintex
10 2 (2.78%) SAP
11 1 (1.39%) Cisco
11 1 (1.39%) EMC
11 1 (1.39%) Lotus
11 1 (1.39%) Oracle