Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 23 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 22 12
Rank change year-on-year -39 -10 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 21 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.61% 5.84% 11.81%
As % of the Applications category 52.50% 48.48% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 12
County Antrim median daily rate £225 £300 £159
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +88.98% -49.60%
10th Percentile £123 £216 £80
90th Percentile £375 £348 £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £238 £300 £159
% change year-on-year -20.83% +88.98% -49.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £11.50 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £11.50 -

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 County Antrim with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 40 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 6.87% 12.04% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 13
County Antrim median daily rate £225 £308 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.83% +115.79% -54.76%
10th Percentile £95 £134 £81
90th Percentile £388 £344 £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £288 £308 £143
% change year-on-year -6.50% +115.79% -54.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.50 £11.50 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £11.50 -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in County Antrim

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in County Antrim

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in County Antrim over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in County Antrim

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in County Antrim

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -34 21 £225 -25.00% 2
Microsoft Excel
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (38.10%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) PMO
6 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
8 3 (14.29%) QlikView
8 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Statistics
8 3 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (14.29%) SPSS
8 3 (14.29%) ETL
8 3 (14.29%) SAS
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Cognos
9 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
9 2 (9.52%) Service Management
9 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 2 (9.52%) Data Mining

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (14.29%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (14.29%) QlikView
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Assistant
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Equities
2 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) Analytics
1 4 (19.05%) SDLC
1 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) Statistics
3 2 (9.52%) Collateral Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Information Management
4 1 (4.76%) People Management
4 1 (4.76%) Scorecard
4 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cognos
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft