The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 3 months to 28 June 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 / Knutsford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 15
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 2.50% - 4.65%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% - 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £280 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.12% +18.51%  

Microsoft 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 Knutsford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 7.50% 2.78% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £389 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.75% -13.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £329 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.57 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Knutsford

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Knutsford

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Knutsford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IBM