The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 4.76% 10.00% 12.77%
As % of the Applications category 85.71% 58.33% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£463 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £325 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £15.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.37 £15.68 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
MS Excel
Warwickshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwick region.

Applications Category
Warwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 5.56% 17.14% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Average daily rate £400 £269 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.83% -13.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £314 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) MS Office
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
3 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (26.09%) LAN
4 6 (26.09%) WAN
4 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) PDA
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) MS Project
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
6 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
7 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Project
3 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) OSPF
2 1 (4.35%) Junos
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Data Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PDA
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) BPR
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (4.35%) HNC
2 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus
3 1 (4.35%) ESRI
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco