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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.91% - 9.47%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate £375 - £169
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £176
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
MS Excel
Cheshire

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 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.88% 5.63% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate £316 - £169
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £176
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Finance
3 12 (75.00%) Banking
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
7 4 (25.00%) Code Coverage
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
8 3 (18.75%) TestComplete
8 3 (18.75%) CIPD
8 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
8 3 (18.75%) Coaching
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
8 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (18.75%) MBA
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
2 3 (18.75%) TestComplete
3 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 12 (75.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Code Coverage
1 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (25.00%) TDD
1 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CCEA
2 3 (18.75%) CIPD
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MBA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 2 (12.50%) VMware