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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.93% 6.85% 5.39%
As % of the Applications category 47.73% 40.54% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £410 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £400 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
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
44 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.33% 16.89% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 16
Average daily rate £218 £404 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £328 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £448 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.80 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £13.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -13 14 £175 -56.97% 11
Wirral - 3 - -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (56.52%) MS Office
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) Windows
3 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
4 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 13 (28.26%) ITIL
6 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 9 (19.57%) Citrix
8 8 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.39%) LAN
8 8 (17.39%) WAN
9 7 (15.22%) DHCP
9 7 (15.22%) DNS
9 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (15.22%) VMware
9 7 (15.22%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (13.04%) Migration
10 6 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (13.04%) Finance
10 6 (13.04%) Fat Client
10 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (13.04%) Thin Client
10 6 (13.04%) Terminal Services
10 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
10 6 (13.04%) MCP
10 6 (13.04%) Office 365
11 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.52%) Lync
4 2 (4.35%) JCAPS
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.17%) SAS
5 1 (2.17%) CICS
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (56.52%) MS Office
2 8 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project
4 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) LAN
1 8 (17.39%) WAN
2 7 (15.22%) DHCP
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) SSL
5 1 (2.17%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.17%) OSPF
5 1 (2.17%) BGP
5 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.17%) SSH
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.17%) MS Access
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Administrator
2 6 (13.04%) Desktop Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Database Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Services Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ADO.NET
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) XSLT
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) ISPF
2 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.17%) MDX
2 1 (2.17%) WCF
2 1 (2.17%) WPF
2 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Thin Client
1 6 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) zOS
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) ETL
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.52%) ITSM
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) SDLC
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
6 2 (4.35%) Information Security
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.35%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.17%) REXX
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) JCL
4 1 (2.17%) VB6
4 1 (2.17%) CLIST
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) MCP
1 6 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CCIE
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
1 2 (4.35%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) RACF
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (2.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) LiteSpeed
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.17%) zSecure
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Citrix
3 7 (15.22%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) Neverfail
6 1 (2.17%) Teradata
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Aruba
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau
6 1 (2.17%) Sybase
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) CA
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
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