Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 20 November 2017 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 29 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 19 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.92% 4.05% 3.24%
As % of the Applications category 70.37% 60.00% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 8
Chester median daily rate £350 £520 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +74.79% +13.33%
10th Percentile £143 £200 £260
90th Percentile £393 £530 £458
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -33.33% +38.46% +24.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £10.00

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 Chester with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 27 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.68% 6.76% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 11
Chester median daily rate £356 £411 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.27% +5.32% +4.00%
10th Percentile £159 £171 £283
90th Percentile £399 £530 £469
Cheshire median daily rate £315 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69% +24.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 9
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +25.00% -49.86%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +8.93% -11.11%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Chester

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Chester

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Chester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Chester

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Banking
3 8 (42.11%) HP
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) SLA
3 8 (42.11%) Break/Fix
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (21.05%) COSHH
5 4 (21.05%) SAS
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Dell
5 4 (21.05%) Firmware
5 4 (21.05%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (21.05%) Hardware Maintenance
6 3 (15.79%) VBA
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) BT
6 3 (15.79%) Legal
6 3 (15.79%) Base SAS
6 3 (15.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Base SAS
1 3 (15.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (10.53%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ProC
General
1 11 (57.89%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Break Fix Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Commercial Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Printer Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Printer Support
3 2 (10.53%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SAS Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Assistant
3 2 (10.53%) Training Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Data Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Break/Fix
2 4 (21.05%) Hardware Maintenance
2 4 (21.05%) ITSM
2 4 (21.05%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Swim Lanes
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) VBA
2 2 (10.53%) PROC SQL
2 2 (10.53%) SAS Macro
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
2 4 (21.05%) COSHH
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 3 (15.79%) BT
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle