The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 15.79% 8.77% 9.30%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 55.56% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £300 £300 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.80
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -8.24%
MS Excel
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Applications Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 26.32% 15.79% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £300 £288 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +69.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Macclesfield region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Macclesfield region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Macclesfield region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
6 3 (33.33%) QA
6 3 (33.33%) Time Management
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) vRealize
7 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
7 2 (22.22%) Puppet
7 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
7 2 (22.22%) IaaS
7 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Test Management
7 2 (22.22%) CentOS
7 2 (22.22%) SaaS
7 2 (22.22%) PaaS
7 2 (22.22%) Life Science
7 2 (22.22%) Service Management
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 2 (22.22%) SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Author
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Document Controller
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media Executive
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Life Science
3 1 (11.11%) Copywriting
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter