Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 52 28
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 20 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.01% 3.97% 5.03%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 55.26% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 12
Belfast median daily rate £300 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +71.43%
10th Percentile £236 £123 £217
90th Percentile £400 £375 £337
County Antrim median daily rate £300 £225 £300
% change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +71.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.23% +69.57% -
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year +69.23% +69.57% -

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 25 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.51% 7.18% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 24
Belfast median daily rate £300 £225 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -28.57% +29.23%
10th Percentile £240 £94 £134
90th Percentile £400 £400 £335
County Antrim median daily rate £300 £225 £315
% change year-on-year +33.33% -28.57% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +186.96% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £14.30 £8.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £17.35 £13.50
County Antrim median hourly rate £21.50 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +86.96% -4.17% -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Belfast

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Belfast

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Belfast over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Belfast

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Belfast

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Belfast

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Belfast over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) Hyperion
4 8 (40.00%) IFS
5 7 (35.00%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (35.00%) Banking
5 7 (35.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (30.00%) ERP
6 6 (30.00%) Change Management
7 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Line Management
10 2 (10.00%) Analytics
10 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (10.00%) PMP
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (10.00%) Cognos
10 2 (10.00%) Publishing
10 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.00%) IFRS
10 2 (10.00%) PMO

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) ProC
General
1 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Publishing
5 1 (5.00%) Front Office
5 1 (5.00%) Law
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Hyperion Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) PMO Lead
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) ERP
3 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (5.00%) Collateral Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Internal Audit
7 1 (5.00%) Post-Production
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PROC SQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) IFRS
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Hyperion
2 8 (40.00%) IFS
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (5.00%) SAP