The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.06% 5.80% 7.58%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 80.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £270 £381 £94
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.18% +305.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £167 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
MS Excel
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.94% 7.25% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 7
Median daily rate £315 £450 £94
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +378.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £167 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Northern Ireland region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Northern Ireland region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -5 11 £270 -29.18% 6
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 12 (46.15%) Windows
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (30.77%) MS Office
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (23.08%) MS Project
4 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 5 (19.23%) Banking
5 5 (19.23%) Middleware
5 5 (19.23%) AIX
5 5 (19.23%) Solaris
5 5 (19.23%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
5 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
6 4 (15.38%) Office 365
6 4 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (15.38%) Skype
6 4 (15.38%) Presales
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) .NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
3 6 (23.08%) MS Project
3 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Power BI
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (3.85%) QlikView
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) NUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Equities
2 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) AIX
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Solaris
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
3 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Presales
3 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 2 (7.69%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Software Licensing
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) R
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Reuters
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
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