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 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.08% 1.35% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £320 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +93.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £312
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -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 Knutsford region.

Applications Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 7.69% 4.05% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £367 £428 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.26% +159.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.83%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (46.67%) Cyber-Ark
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) MS Project
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) MS Access
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) CMDB
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) IIS
1 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
1 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Project
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) MI Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Security
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) Toshiba
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk