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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 30 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.52% 9.95% 5.83%
As % of the Applications category 49.18% 76.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £78 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+319.35% -65.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £78 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £253 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £14.00 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.28 £23.20 £17.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
61 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.29% 13.09% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 28
Average daily rate £313 £78 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+303.22% -68.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £78 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £17.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -16.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.96 £22.30 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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 15 £300 - 17
St Helens +3 3 £283 +6.60% 1
Birkenhead - - - - 1
Prescot - - - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (50.00%) MS Office
3 18 (39.13%) Windows
4 14 (30.43%) SharePoint
4 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
6 12 (26.09%) Citrix
7 11 (23.91%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
9 9 (19.57%) Project Management
10 8 (17.39%) SQL
10 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.22%) ITIL
12 6 (13.04%) NHS
12 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.04%) Tableau
12 6 (13.04%) QA
13 5 (10.87%) Portfolio Management
13 5 (10.87%) CA
13 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
13 5 (10.87%) LAN
13 5 (10.87%) WAN
14 4 (8.70%) DHCP
14 4 (8.70%) DNS
14 4 (8.70%) MCP
14 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 14 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) JCAPS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Documentum
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 23 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (23.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project
3 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LAN
1 5 (10.87%) WAN
2 4 (8.70%) DHCP
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) OSPF
4 1 (2.17%) BGP
4 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.17%) Network Security
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Information Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Junior
6 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Database Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.17%) MDX
2 1 (2.17%) WCF
2 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) NHS
2 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.52%) PMI
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
3 10 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Project Management
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.87%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (4.35%) ITSM
7 2 (4.35%) Validation
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.17%) Content Management
8 1 (2.17%) Document Management
8 1 (2.17%) Network Design
8 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) OOP
8 1 (2.17%) OO
8 1 (2.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) XQuery
3 1 (2.17%) XPath
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (8.70%) MCP
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) CCIE
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) HL7
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Terminal Services
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Netcool
1 1 (2.17%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) Tableau
4 5 (10.87%) CA
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) Neverfail
6 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.17%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) OpenText
7 1 (2.17%) FrontRange
7 1 (2.17%) Aruba
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