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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.44% 4.17% 6.50%
As % of the Applications category 58.33% 34.48% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £400 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
36 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.33% 12.08% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 16
Average daily rate £218 £404 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.09% -5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £448 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £19.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 16 £275 -32.39% 10
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) MS Office
3 20 (46.51%) Windows
4 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.23%) Windows 7
6 12 (27.91%) ITIL
6 12 (27.91%) SQL
7 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
8 8 (18.60%) Citrix
8 8 (18.60%) LAN
8 8 (18.60%) WAN
8 8 (18.60%) Finance
8 8 (18.60%) VMware
8 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (16.28%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (16.28%) DHCP
9 7 (16.28%) DNS
9 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
10 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
10 6 (13.95%) MCP
10 6 (13.95%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (13.95%) Migration
10 6 (13.95%) Thin Client
10 6 (13.95%) Terminal Services
10 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (13.95%) Fat Client
10 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (13.95%) Office 365

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) Lync
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.33%) SAS
5 1 (2.33%) CICS
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (53.49%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) LAN
1 8 (18.60%) WAN
2 7 (16.28%) DHCP
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) OSPF
4 1 (2.33%) BGP
4 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) SSH
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.33%) DB2
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) Desktop Administrator
3 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) XSLT
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) ISPF
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) MDX
2 1 (2.33%) WCF
2 1 (2.33%) WPF
2 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Thin Client
1 6 (13.95%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.98%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.33%) zOS
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) ETL
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Change Management
7 1 (2.33%) ITSM
7 1 (2.33%) Security Management
7 1 (2.33%) MVC
7 1 (2.33%) Validation
7 1 (2.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.33%) REXX
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) JCL
3 1 (2.33%) VB6
3 1 (2.33%) CLIST
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) MCP
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (13.95%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CCIE
2 1 (2.33%) CCNP
2 1 (2.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.28%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (13.95%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.65%) vSphere
6 1 (2.33%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (2.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (2.33%) RACF
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.33%) zSecure
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Citrix
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Teradata
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Aruba
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