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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.92% 7.14% 22.73%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 17.39% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £228 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.80% -25.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £120 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £336 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -9.37%
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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
18 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.85% 41.07% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Average daily rate £450 £332 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.54% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £411 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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
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 26 January 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 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) MS Project
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 9 (37.50%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) VBA
5 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 9 (37.50%) Project Management
5 9 (37.50%) InfoPath
5 9 (37.50%) MS Project Server
5 9 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (29.17%) MS Office
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) QA
8 5 (20.83%) Time Management
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (12.50%) Firewall
10 3 (12.50%) Service Management
10 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
10 3 (12.50%) JSP 440
10 3 (12.50%) TippingPoint
10 3 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (37.50%) MS Project Server
2 9 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Project
2 9 (37.50%) InfoPath
3 7 (29.17%) MS Office
4 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (12.50%) Network Security
1 3 (12.50%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Tools Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Time Management
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Network Management
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) VBA
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) SC Cleared
1 17 (70.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Crossbeam
3 3 (12.50%) TippingPoint
3 3 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 3 (12.50%) F5
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) EMC
3 3 (12.50%) Juniper
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.50%) McAfee
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix