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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 52 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 13.83% 11.39% 24.39%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 64.29% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 11
Median daily rate £380 £311 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
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
65 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.29% 17.72% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 16
Median daily rate £330 £280 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £439 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 54 (83.08%) Microsoft
2 52 (80.00%) Windows
3 46 (70.77%) Security Cleared
4 45 (69.23%) PowerShell
5 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
6 39 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
7 38 (58.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (58.46%) SC Cleared
8 37 (56.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (49.23%) HP
10 29 (44.62%) OpenStack
11 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
12 26 (40.00%) SQL
12 26 (40.00%) VMware
13 23 (35.38%) ITIL
14 22 (33.85%) DNS
15 21 (32.31%) SharePoint
15 21 (32.31%) DHCP
15 21 (32.31%) Degree
16 20 (30.77%) Office 365
17 19 (29.23%) Migration
17 19 (29.23%) MCSE
17 19 (29.23%) SAN
17 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (27.69%) MCSA
19 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
19 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
19 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (24.62%) Exchange Server 2013

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 29 (44.62%) OpenStack
2 21 (32.31%) SharePoint
3 17 (26.15%) MS Exchange
4 16 (24.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
7 13 (20.00%) Skype for Business
8 5 (7.69%) IIS
9 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.54%) Apache
10 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) DNS
2 21 (32.31%) DHCP
3 19 (29.23%) SAN
4 13 (20.00%) Skype
5 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.69%) SNMP
6 5 (7.69%) SSL
7 4 (6.15%) LAN
8 3 (4.62%) WAN
9 2 (3.08%) Firewall
9 2 (3.08%) SMTP
10 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.54%) NAS
10 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) MSI
General
1 5 (7.69%) Billing
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 5 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (6.15%) Administrator
3 4 (6.15%) Logistics Specialist
4 3 (4.62%) Analyst
4 3 (4.62%) Consultant
4 3 (4.62%) Engineering Specialist
4 3 (4.62%) Messaging Consultant
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Specialist
4 3 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (4.62%) Wintel Specialist
5 2 (3.08%) Billing Analyst
5 2 (3.08%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (3.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.08%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (1.54%) Data Scientist
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (1.54%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) CSS
1 4 (6.15%) jQuery
1 4 (6.15%) XML
1 4 (6.15%) XSLT
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) Clustering
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (80.00%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 38 (58.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (56.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.54%) Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) ITIL
2 19 (29.23%) Migration
3 13 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.85%) Conflict Management
4 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
5 7 (10.77%) High Availability
5 7 (10.77%) Logistics
6 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.15%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.62%) Records Management
8 3 (4.62%) Workflow
9 2 (3.08%) Application Packaging
9 2 (3.08%) Change Management
9 2 (3.08%) People Management
9 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.08%) Project Management
9 2 (3.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 26 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (13.85%) VBScript
4 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.62%) C#
6 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (70.77%) Security Cleared
2 39 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (58.46%) SC Cleared
4 21 (32.31%) Degree
5 19 (29.23%) MCSE
6 18 (27.69%) MCSA
7 13 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) BICSI Certification
9 1 (1.54%) BICSI RCDD
9 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.54%) MCITP
9 1 (1.54%) MCP
9 1 (1.54%) MCTS
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
4 12 (18.46%) vSphere
5 6 (9.23%) Terminal Services
6 5 (7.69%) XenApp
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) SCCM
2 6 (9.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.08%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (3.08%) SCOM
4 2 (3.08%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.08%) WSUS
5 1 (1.54%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.54%) OpenView
5 1 (1.54%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (83.08%) Microsoft
2 32 (49.23%) HP
3 26 (40.00%) VMware
4 12 (18.46%) Citrix
5 11 (16.92%) IronPort
6 5 (7.69%) Altiris
7 3 (4.62%) Nintex
8 2 (3.08%) AppSense
8 2 (3.08%) arcserve
8 2 (3.08%) CA
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.08%) SAP
9 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.54%) Brocade
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco
9 1 (1.54%) EMC
9 1 (1.54%) Lotus
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle
9 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.54%) Symantec