The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.11% 15.38% 2.75%
As % of the Applications category 83.33% 85.71% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£366 £275 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.18% +21.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £306 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £316 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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 Knutsford region.

Applications Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
12 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 13.33% 17.95% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate £368 £278 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £237 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £325 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Knutsford region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Knutsford region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

MS Excel
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Code Coverage
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (36.36%) Market Research
5 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
5 4 (36.36%) Time Management
5 4 (36.36%) TestComplete
5 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (9.09%) MS Access
6 1 (9.09%) Cognos
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 4 (36.36%) TestComplete
2 4 (36.36%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Architect
5 2 (18.18%) MI Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Market Research
2 4 (36.36%) Time Management
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Code Coverage
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos