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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.98% 2.61% 7.25%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 50.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Average daily rate
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£320 £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -29.33%
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 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -7.93%
Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.90% 5.22% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Average daily rate £323 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% -0.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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 1 August 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 +5 1 £320 +30.61% 3
County Londonderry - - - - 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago