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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.22% 14.67% -
As % of the Applications category 68.42% 91.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 0
Median daily rate £300 £143 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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
19 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.48% 16.00% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Median daily rate £300 £140 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -56.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -6 13 £300 +110.52% 2
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) CRM
3 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (30.43%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) Dell
3 7 (30.43%) SAN
3 7 (30.43%) VB
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) CommVault
3 7 (30.43%) EDRMS
3 7 (30.43%) Symantec
3 7 (30.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (30.43%) IDOL
3 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
3 7 (30.43%) Asset Management
3 7 (30.43%) Altiris
3 7 (30.43%) Meridio
3 7 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (30.43%) SolarWinds
3 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (30.43%) Dell Compellent
4 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Middleware

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 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
3 3 (13.04%) MS Project
4 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) EDRMS
1 7 (30.43%) IDOL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.35%) Power BI
5 1 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (4.35%) QlikView
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
1 2 (8.70%) NUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.35%) MorphX
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Equities
2 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) AIX
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) CRM
2 7 (30.43%) Asset Management
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Office Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
6 2 (8.70%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) VB
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) R
5 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Altiris
2 7 (30.43%) CommVault
2 7 (30.43%) Dell
2 7 (30.43%) Dell Compellent
2 7 (30.43%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) Meridio
2 7 (30.43%) SolarWinds
2 7 (30.43%) Symantec
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) CA
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau