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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 12.68% 11.54% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category 56.25% 42.86% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Average daily rate
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£304 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.25%
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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
32 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 22.54% 26.92% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 0
Average daily rate £307 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 August 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (90.70%) Security Cleared
2 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
3 36 (83.72%) SC Cleared
4 24 (55.81%) Windows
5 16 (37.21%) Workflow
6 14 (32.56%) HP
7 13 (30.23%) VBScript
7 13 (30.23%) Project Management
7 13 (30.23%) Software Packaging
8 12 (27.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (25.58%) MS Project
9 11 (25.58%) MS Office
10 10 (23.26%) ITIL
10 10 (23.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
10 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
11 8 (18.60%) MS Visio
11 8 (18.60%) Application Packaging
12 7 (16.28%) ITIL V3
12 7 (16.28%) Build Automation
12 7 (16.28%) Change Management
12 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
13 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.95%) Release Management
13 6 (13.95%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
14 5 (11.63%) MS Project Server
14 5 (11.63%) QA
14 5 (11.63%) InfoPath
14 5 (11.63%) Programme Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (11.63%) MS Project Server
1 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Project
1 11 (25.58%) MS Office
2 8 (18.60%) MS Visio
3 6 (13.95%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (11.63%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (6.98%) Network Security
1 3 (6.98%) Junos
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
1 3 (6.98%) LAN
1 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) RIP
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.63%) MS Access
2 3 (6.98%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MSI
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Applications Packager
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Release Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Programme Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Packager
7 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Release Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Tools Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Configuration Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Network Support
9 1 (2.33%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Deployment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) Software Packaging
2 8 (18.60%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Workflow
2 13 (30.23%) Project Management
3 10 (23.26%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
3 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL V3
4 7 (16.28%) Build Automation
4 7 (16.28%) Change Management
5 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.95%) Release Management
6 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
6 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
6 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Service Management
8 2 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (4.65%) OO
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.65%) Network Management
8 2 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) VBScript
2 5 (11.63%) C#
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) VBA
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (90.70%) Security Cleared
2 36 (83.72%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) CCNP
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) PMP
4 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (23.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
3 3 (6.98%) TippingPoint
3 3 (6.98%) Crossbeam
3 3 (6.98%) F5
3 3 (6.98%) McAfee
3 3 (6.98%) AppSense
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) Juniper
3 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.65%) Altiris
5 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.33%) EMC