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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.74% 9.95% 6.57%
As % of the Applications category 65.00% 73.08% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £228 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £135 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £338 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.25 £97.25 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.37% +693.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
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
20 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.30% 13.61% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 13
Average daily rate £200 £230 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -49.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £125 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.31 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £82.90 £12.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 January 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 January 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 -9 7 £200 -24.52% 5
Wirral - 2 £238 - 2
St Helens - - - - 1
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) MS Office
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (21.43%) QA
7 5 (17.86%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (17.86%) Tableau
7 5 (17.86%) CA
8 4 (14.29%) NHS
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) IIS
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.71%) PMI
9 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
10 2 (7.14%) CRM
10 2 (7.14%) CSS
10 2 (7.14%) JavaScript

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 6 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Information Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Junior
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) PMO Lead
4 2 (7.14%) Data Entry Clerk
4 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Information Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) NHS
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Content Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) XPath
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
1 1 (3.57%) Netcool
1 1 (3.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Tableau
3 5 (17.86%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) Pegasus
Wirral
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
LA International
Posted: 18 hours ago
Merseyside
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago