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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.61% 8.41% 7.98%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 64.29% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £210 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £141 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £175.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.71% +1328.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
33 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.42% 13.08% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 14
Average daily rate £225 £210 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £137 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.25 £18.75 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £128.95 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +1 12 £251 +14.85% 4
Wirral - 3 £238 -
St Helens - 2 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) MS Office
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
4 10 (30.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Project Management
5 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.21%) QA
8 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 6 (18.18%) Change Management
8 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.18%) Citrix
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (15.15%) CA
9 5 (15.15%) MS Project
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (15.15%) Tableau
10 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
11 3 (9.09%) PMI
11 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
11 3 (9.09%) NHS
11 3 (9.09%) CRM
11 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project Server
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Office
2 10 (30.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (15.15%) MS Project
4 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.06%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Junior
3 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) PMO Lead
4 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Data Entry Clerk
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) PMI
2 3 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) UNIX
6 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Project Management
2 6 (18.18%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.15%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Content Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) Data Entry
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Netcool
1 1 (3.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) CA
3 5 (15.15%) Tableau
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Siebel
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Pegasus
5 1 (3.03%) Unisys
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
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