The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Stockport 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 21.05% 14.29% 16.67%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.67% -6.66%
Applications Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 26.32% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £413 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Excel
Manchester

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) MCSE
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) MCP
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) SLA
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Lotus
6 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (16.67%) MS Access
6 2 (16.67%) VBA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) MI Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) MCSE
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCP
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects