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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.88% 4.83% 8.13%
As % of the Applications category 64.29% 71.43% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £313 £200 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £132 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £240 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
MS Excel
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
14 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.03% 6.76% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate £250 £158 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -31.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £100 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) vSphere
5 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
5 5 (20.83%) Time Management
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) MS Office
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (16.67%) Office 365
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) IIS
8 2 (8.33%) SLA
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (8.33%) MCSE
8 2 (8.33%) ETL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.17%) CICS
4 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.17%) SSH
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Power BI
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) Essbase
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) PowerPivot
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) ISPF
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Time Management
3 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) People Management
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) CLIST
3 1 (4.17%) JCL
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) REXX
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCITP
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) vSphere
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (4.17%) RACF
5 1 (4.17%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) zSecure
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Citrix
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Ariba
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) Sybase