The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.37% 9.03% 7.76%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 77.78% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £300 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £149
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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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 Warrington region.

Applications Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 11.06% 11.61% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 8
Average daily rate £400 £300 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £300 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.20 £20.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +70.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 33 (94.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) MS Office
3 14 (40.00%) Lotus
3 14 (40.00%) Service Management
3 14 (40.00%) ITIL
3 14 (40.00%) MCP
3 14 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 14 (40.00%) SLA
3 14 (40.00%) OpenView
3 14 (40.00%) HP
3 14 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (17.14%) MS Project
5 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
5 6 (17.14%) MS Project Server
5 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (11.43%) Citrix
7 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.43%) Coaching
7 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (8.57%) Veeam
8 3 (8.57%) Becrypt
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 14 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) MS Project Server
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (45.71%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.71%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Server Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Server Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Project Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Software Licensing Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Server Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
1 14 (40.00%) Service Management
2 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.43%) Coaching
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) MCP
1 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) HNC
4 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) OpenView
1 14 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) HP
2 14 (40.00%) Lotus
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) CA
4 3 (8.57%) Adobe
4 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.57%) Symantec
4 3 (8.57%) McAfee
4 3 (8.57%) Sophos
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Veeam
4 3 (8.57%) Becrypt
5 1 (2.86%) Minitab
5 1 (2.86%) Huawei
5 1 (2.86%) Primavera
5 1 (2.86%) Progress
5 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle