The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Liverpool region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.00% 4.35% 4.58%
As % of the Applications category 38.89% 41.18% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£407 £375 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +257.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 £10.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.98 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -6.37%
Applications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
36 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.57% 10.56% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 5
Average daily rate £404 £425 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% +203.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £173 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £540 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
Merseyside

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
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 July 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) MS Project
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) MS Project Server
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (13.33%) Siebel
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Informatica
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) MS Project Server
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Project
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (13.33%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Russian Language
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Server Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Project Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Market Research
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) PowerHouse
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Siebel
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) Unisys