The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 36 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.41% 5.15% 6.88%
As % of the Applications category 34.78% 42.86% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £313 £275 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -32.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £135 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £340 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £14.20 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £15.80 £16.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
MS Excel
North West

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

Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
23 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.93% 12.01% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 9
Median daily rate £300 £175 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -56.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £135 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £355 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -7 4 £275 +57.14% 5
Wirral -3 1 - - 2
Bootle - 1 £350 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) MS Office
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Migration
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (17.39%) MS Access
8 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
9 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
9 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) C#
9 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Internet
9 3 (13.04%) Unix
9 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
10 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
10 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
10 2 (8.70%) Autofac
10 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-Pay

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) MS Access
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) Essbase
4 1 (4.35%) GIS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Power BI
4 1 (4.35%) Siebel EIM
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.70%) Autofac
1 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) JSON
1 2 (8.70%) REST
1 2 (8.70%) SAML
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) Spring
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) CESG
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
2 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) ETL
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) OWASP
3 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (8.70%) Spend Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) vCloud
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Ariba
4 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Siebel
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
Southport, Merseyside
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