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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.32% 6.40% 10.44%
As % of the Applications category 60.87% 73.08% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate £283 £225 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.55% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £149 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £97.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -86.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £11.00 £35.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £16.10 £159.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.44%
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
23 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.10% 8.75% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate £283 £200 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.25% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £100 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £11.00 £14.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.75 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 9 £313 +56.25% 11
Wirral +9 2 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
3 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
4 9 (23.68%) Finance
5 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
5 8 (21.05%) ITIL
5 8 (21.05%) SQL
6 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
6 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
7 6 (15.79%) VMware
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (15.79%) Citrix
7 6 (15.79%) vSphere
8 5 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
8 5 (13.16%) Lync
8 5 (13.16%) Windows
8 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) MS Office
8 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (13.16%) Time Management
8 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.53%) .NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (13.16%) Lync
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.63%) CICS
5 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
1 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (7.89%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) CA PPM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.63%) SSH
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (7.89%) Power BI
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) Big Data
7 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.63%) DB2
7 1 (2.63%) Essbase
7 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.63%) MS Access
7 1 (2.63%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Mercurial
1 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
1 3 (7.89%) YouTrack
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Communications Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Procurement Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) CSS
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) jQuery
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.63%) ISPF
4 1 (2.63%) MDX
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.16%) Migration
2 5 (13.16%) Time Management
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.89%) MVC
4 3 (7.89%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.26%) Benchmarking
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.63%) CLIST
4 1 (2.63%) JCL
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) REXX
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) MCITP
1 2 (5.26%) MCSE
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) vSphere
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (2.63%) RACF
5 1 (2.63%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) zSecure
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Ariba
4 2 (5.26%) BT
4 2 (5.26%) CA
4 2 (5.26%) EMC
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £10.08 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago