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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.82% 3.70% 3.75%
As % of the Applications category 37.84% 40.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£407 £325 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.15% +83.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £219 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
37 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.67% 9.26% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Average daily rate £404 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.15% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £166 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £583 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -68.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
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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 25 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 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) MS Project
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) MS Project Server
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (12.50%) VBScript
6 2 (12.50%) VB
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (12.50%) Siebel
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (12.50%) Finance

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) MS Project Server
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Project
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (12.50%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Project Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Market Research
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) VB
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) PowerHouse
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Siebel
3 1 (6.25%) Unisys