The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.43% 20.21% 12.31%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 65.52% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £318 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +4.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Applications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 19.05% 30.85% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 8
Average daily rate £303 £327 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £229 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £424 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) MS Office
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 9 (40.91%) Time Management
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (36.36%) LAN
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) HP
6 7 (31.82%) McAfee
6 7 (31.82%) Juniper
6 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
6 7 (31.82%) WAN
6 7 (31.82%) MS Project
6 7 (31.82%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (31.82%) Crossbeam
6 7 (31.82%) Firewall
6 7 (31.82%) TippingPoint
6 7 (31.82%) Riverbed
6 7 (31.82%) Junos
6 7 (31.82%) F5
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (27.27%) 3PAR
7 6 (27.27%) Network Management
7 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (27.27%) WhatsUp Gold
7 6 (27.27%) vSphere
7 6 (27.27%) Network Monitoring

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) MS Project Server
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Office
2 7 (31.82%) MS Project
3 4 (18.18%) InfoPath
4 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) LAN
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (31.82%) WAN
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) Junos
3 6 (27.27%) SAN
3 6 (27.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Cryptography
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Time Management
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 6 (27.27%) Network Management
4 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 6 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.64%) Logistics
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.55%) Network Design
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) Software Licensing
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
1 4 (18.18%) VBA
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
1 6 (27.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 6 (27.27%) vSphere
1 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) HP
4 7 (31.82%) Juniper
4 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
4 7 (31.82%) McAfee
4 7 (31.82%) F5
4 7 (31.82%) Crossbeam
4 7 (31.82%) TippingPoint
4 7 (31.82%) Riverbed
5 6 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 6 (27.27%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) ProCurve