The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Knutsford region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 14.04% 5.00% 4.11%
As % of the Applications category 72.73% 40.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £264 £226 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.67% -6.66%
Applications Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 19.30% 12.50% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £278 £223 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% +78.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Excel
Cheshire

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 16 April 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 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) MS Office
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (20.00%) VBA
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (15.00%) Release Management
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) IIS
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Information Security
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (10.00%) CISA
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) GIAC
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) MI Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Release Management
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) R
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISA
1 2 (10.00%) GIAC
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Toshiba