The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Office Excel
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 20 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 29.41% 15.17% 8.86%
As % of the Applications category 95.24% 100.00% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 3
Median daily rate £345 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.85% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £304 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £447 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £24.10 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.54% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Erskine
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 21 22 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 30.88% 15.17% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 10
Median daily rate £340 £410 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +17.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £446 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Erskine

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Erskine

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Erskine over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Erskine

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Erskine region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
2 36 (92.31%) Windows
3 26 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 26 (66.67%) PowerShell
4 25 (64.10%) SC Cleared
5 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (61.54%) Windows Server
6 15 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 15 (38.46%) XAML
6 15 (38.46%) C#
6 15 (38.46%) .NET
6 15 (38.46%) IIS
7 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (35.90%) Open Source
7 14 (35.90%) Puppet
7 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (28.21%) ITIL
8 11 (28.21%) SQL
8 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
9 10 (25.64%) DNS
9 10 (25.64%) LAN
9 10 (25.64%) WAN
9 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (25.64%) VMware
9 10 (25.64%) Network Design
9 10 (25.64%) Private Cloud
9 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
9 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
9 10 (25.64%) Virtual Infrastructure

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 15 (38.46%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) DNS
1 10 (25.64%) LAN
1 10 (25.64%) WAN
2 9 (23.08%) DHCP
2 9 (23.08%) SAN
2 9 (23.08%) VSAN
3 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 15 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 8 (20.51%) PowerShell Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) NetBackup Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) PowerShell Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
1 10 (25.64%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
1 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (35.90%) Open Source
2 11 (28.21%) ITIL
3 10 (25.64%) Network Design
3 10 (25.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 9 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
4 9 (23.08%) Office Automation
5 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Defect Management
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 15 (38.46%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) XAML
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (64.10%) SC Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Puppet
2 9 (23.08%) PowerCLI
2 9 (23.08%) vRealize
3 1 (2.56%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (2.56%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.56%) Netcool
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) EMC
3 1 (2.56%) F5
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.56%) Veritas