Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 35 45
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10 -26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 26 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.88% 5.28% 3.31%
As % of the Applications category 81.25% 55.00% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 14
Belfast median daily rate £250 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +17.19% +49.88%
10th Percentile £167 £313 £125
90th Percentile £375 £400 £367
County Antrim median daily rate £250 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -33.33% +17.19% +49.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.23% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year +69.23% - -

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 32 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.70% 9.59% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 27
Belfast median daily rate £233 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £109 £64 £97
90th Percentile £375 £400 £475
County Antrim median daily rate £233 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -31.11% +3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £11.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.85% -2.08% -
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +175.00% - -

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) IFS
5 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (30.77%) Oracle
5 8 (30.77%) Hyperion
5 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
5 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco
6 7 (26.92%) Process Improvement
7 6 (23.08%) Data Analytics
7 6 (23.08%) Analytics
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) QlikView
7 6 (23.08%) Power BI
7 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (23.08%) ERP
7 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
7 6 (23.08%) ETL
7 6 (23.08%) SAS
7 6 (23.08%) SPSS
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) XML
7 6 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (23.08%) Change Management
8 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (19.23%) Windows

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 6 (23.08%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (23.08%) SPSS
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
1 6 (23.08%) Power BI
1 6 (23.08%) QlikView
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Financial Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Data Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Report Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Hyperion Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Problem Manager
7 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) COM
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Data Analysis
1 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
1 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (26.92%) Process Improvement
3 6 (23.08%) Analytics
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) Change Management
3 6 (23.08%) Data Analytics
3 6 (23.08%) ERP
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Biometrics
4 5 (19.23%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (19.23%) Service-Level Objective
4 5 (19.23%) Statistics
4 5 (19.23%) Time Management
5 4 (15.38%) Active Listening
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.69%) IFRS
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Hyperion
2 8 (30.77%) IFS
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Cognos
4 5 (19.23%) McAfee
5 4 (15.38%) Dell
5 4 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Openreach