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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.26% 0.88% 0.41%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 33.33% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£146 £90 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.57% 2.65% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate £164 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £90 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
County Antrim +5 4 £146 +62.50% 3
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Banking
2 11 (68.75%) MS Office
3 10 (62.50%) Fixed Income
4 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking
5 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
5 5 (31.25%) Coaching
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 3 (18.75%) Equities
7 3 (18.75%) Workflow
8 2 (12.50%) Change Management
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.25%) assyst
9 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
9 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Extranet
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Web Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Fixed Income
2 3 (18.75%) Equities
3 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
2 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Lotus
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos
Belfast, County Antrim
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Posted: 22 hours ago