The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank - 20 14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 0 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 2.56% 9.09%
As % of the Applications category - 50.00% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 13
Average daily rate
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- £265 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
4 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.77% 5.13% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
Average daily rate £325 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -0.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
County Antrim - - - - 2
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Tesseract
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Tesseract
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCDST
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
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