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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.06% 4.71% 6.70%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 36.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £407 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.39% +12.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £401 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £410 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
27 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.09% 13.09% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 15
Average daily rate £218 £404 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.09% -5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £238 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £410 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (57.14%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) MS Office
4 13 (46.43%) ITIL
5 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) Citrix
7 7 (25.00%) VMware
7 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (21.43%) Fat Client
8 6 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (21.43%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (21.43%) Thin Client
8 6 (21.43%) Terminal Services
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (21.43%) MCP
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
8 6 (21.43%) DHCP
9 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) Office 365
10 4 (14.29%) Migration
11 3 (10.71%) SLA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.57%) SAS
4 1 (3.57%) CICS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
1 6 (21.43%) DHCP
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Administrator
3 6 (21.43%) Desktop Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Services Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XSLT
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Thin Client
1 6 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.71%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) ETL
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Security Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
2 1 (3.57%) REXX
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) JCL
2 1 (3.57%) CLIST
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) MCP
1 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) Terminal Services
3 6 (21.43%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (3.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) zSecure
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Teradata
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Ariba
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
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