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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 8 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.18% 9.29% 4.93%
As % of the Applications category 65.79% 70.83% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £230 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £331 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +59.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
38 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.92% 13.11% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 20
Average daily rate £250 £230 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -51.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £375 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +31.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.20 £12.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 13 £250 +8.69% 6
Wirral - 4 £238 - 1
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (41.46%) MS Office
3 15 (36.59%) Windows
4 12 (29.27%) SharePoint
4 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
5 11 (26.83%) Finance
6 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
7 9 (21.95%) Citrix
7 9 (21.95%) Project Management
7 9 (21.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
9 7 (17.07%) NHS
9 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (17.07%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) .NET
10 6 (14.63%) QA
10 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
10 6 (14.63%) Tableau
11 5 (12.20%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
11 5 (12.20%) ITIL
11 5 (12.20%) CA
12 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
12 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
12 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
13 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
13 3 (7.32%) Content Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (29.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) JCAPS
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Documentum
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) Alfresco
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Service Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Information Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Junior
4 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Data Entry Clerk
5 2 (4.88%) Database Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.44%) Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) NHS
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) PMI
4 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Project Management
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Content Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Entry
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) ITSM
5 2 (4.88%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.44%) SOA
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.44%) OOP
6 1 (2.44%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) VBA
3 1 (2.44%) XQuery
3 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) HL7
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Netcool
1 1 (2.44%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix
3 6 (14.63%) Tableau
4 5 (12.20%) CA
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) Open Text
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) FrontRange
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Rate: £10.00 - £16.00 per hour
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago