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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.50% 5.60% 5.10%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 70.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £230 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £226 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £346 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
- -4.69%
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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
16 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.34% 8.00% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 18
Average daily rate £225 £230 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -47.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £203 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £375 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 5 March 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 5 March 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 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
4 10 (41.67%) Citrix
4 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Internet
9 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
10 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) QA
10 2 (8.33%) Retail
10 2 (8.33%) ITSM
10 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
10 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
10 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Documentum
2 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Entry Clerk
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) MSMQ
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) WCF
1 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) Document Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) XQuery
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VBA
1 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) Pegasus
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Open Text
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau