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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 24 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.86% 4.04% 5.80%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 64.29% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Median daily rate £470 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.40% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £183 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.66 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.60 £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +17.85%

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
21 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.79% 6.28% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Median daily rate £495 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £15.09 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £15.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Project Management
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
6 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 6 (27.27%) MS Project
6 6 (27.27%) MS Office
6 6 (27.27%) CRM
6 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) Data Management
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (18.18%) Case Management
8 4 (18.18%) PMO
9 3 (13.64%) Google
9 3 (13.64%) QA
9 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
9 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
10 2 (9.09%) GIS
10 2 (9.09%) MVC
10 2 (9.09%) Workflow
10 2 (9.09%) Banking
10 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
1 6 (27.27%) MS Project
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) GIS
1 2 (9.09%) MS Access
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) EDMS
2 1 (4.55%) EDRMS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) CRM Manager
4 2 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) PMO Lead
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Case Management
4 4 (18.18%) Data Management
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PMO
2 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle