The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.05% 9.09% 6.54%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 70.00% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate
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£276 £213 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -48.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £166 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.74 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -6.66%
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Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Applications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.58% 12.99% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Average daily rate £276 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £182 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) MS Office
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) MS Project
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (16.67%) MS Project Server
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) QA
7 3 (12.50%) CRM
7 3 (12.50%) ETL
7 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (8.33%) Informatica
8 2 (8.33%) NHS
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.33%) Internet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.67%) MS Project Server
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 6 (25.00%) MS Project
3 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Russian Language
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Data Entry Clerk
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.17%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Informatica
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) Siebel
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Unisys
3 1 (4.17%) Pegasus