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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 16.36% 7.59% 9.46%
As % of the Applications category 90.00% 85.71% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £366 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% +33.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 18.18% 8.86% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £368 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% -13.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
2 26 (83.87%) .NET
2 26 (83.87%) Code Coverage
2 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (83.87%) TDD
2 26 (83.87%) Software Engineering
2 26 (83.87%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (83.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
3 24 (77.42%) Degree
4 22 (70.97%) Windows
4 22 (70.97%) SpecFlow
5 21 (67.74%) TestComplete
6 19 (61.29%) DevOps
7 17 (54.84%) Finance
8 16 (51.61%) Java
9 9 (29.03%) Migration
10 8 (25.81%) Citrix
10 8 (25.81%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (25.81%) CCEA
11 7 (22.58%) TeamCity
12 6 (19.35%) Gradle
12 6 (19.35%) Banking
13 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
13 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
14 4 (12.90%) Investment Management
14 4 (12.90%) Coaching
14 4 (12.90%) Retail
14 4 (12.90%) CIPD

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 26 (83.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (70.97%) SpecFlow
3 21 (67.74%) TestComplete
4 7 (22.58%) TeamCity
5 6 (19.35%) Gradle
6 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
6 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.68%) Vagrant
8 2 (6.45%) JIRA
8 2 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) DevOps Consultant
3 10 (32.26%) Integration Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Architect
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Agile .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Architect
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Finance Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Java Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (83.87%) Code Coverage
1 26 (83.87%) Continuous Integration
1 26 (83.87%) Software Engineering
1 26 (83.87%) TDD
1 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
2 19 (61.29%) DevOps
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) Coaching
5 4 (12.90%) Investment Management
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) CCEA
2 8 (25.81%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (12.90%) CIPD
3 4 (12.90%) MBA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) SAP