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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.08% 8.38% 8.78%
As % of the Applications category 34.38% 55.17% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £78 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+367.74% -71.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £78 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £147 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.25 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £9.45 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £15.05 £17.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
64 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.68% 15.18% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 22
Average daily rate £350 £78 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+351.61% -69.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £78 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £270 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £19.00 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -9 10 - - 8
Wirral - 5 - - 1
Southport - 2 £375 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 26 (56.52%) MS Office
3 20 (43.48%) Windows
4 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 12 (26.09%) Citrix
6 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
7 11 (23.91%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
9 9 (19.57%) SQL
10 8 (17.39%) ITIL
10 8 (17.39%) Finance
11 7 (15.22%) Project Management
11 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (15.22%) LAN
11 7 (15.22%) WAN
11 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (13.04%) DHCP
12 6 (13.04%) DNS
12 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.04%) VMware
12 6 (13.04%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (10.87%) Thin Client
13 5 (10.87%) Terminal Services
13 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (10.87%) MCP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) JCAPS
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) CICS
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Documentum
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 26 (56.52%) MS Office
2 11 (23.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project
4 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) LAN
1 7 (15.22%) WAN
2 6 (13.04%) DHCP
2 6 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.17%) SSH
5 1 (2.17%) OSPF
5 1 (2.17%) BGP
5 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Desktop Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Database Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) PMO Lead
6 2 (4.35%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.17%) Developer
7 1 (2.17%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) MDX
2 1 (2.17%) ISPF
2 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Thin Client
1 5 (10.87%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) zOS
5 1 (2.17%) UNIX
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Project Management
3 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
4 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.52%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (4.35%) Time Management
5 2 (4.35%) SDLC
5 2 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Information Security
5 2 (4.35%) Validation
5 2 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (2.17%) Security Management
6 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) JCL
3 1 (2.17%) REXX
3 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.17%) XQuery
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCP
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CCIE
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) CCDP
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) HL7
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (10.87%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.35%) LiteSpeed
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) RACF
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Netcool
1 1 (2.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
4 4 (8.70%) Tableau
4 4 (8.70%) CA
5 3 (6.52%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) Neverfail
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) OpenText
7 1 (2.17%) FrontRange
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Sybase
7 1 (2.17%) Aruba
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