The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
North West / Merseyside
Rank 27 25 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.76% 4.44% 7.12%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 62.50% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Median daily rate £465 £375 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +32.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +0.87% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £16.18 £11.54 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.20% -11.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.60% +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 Merseyside with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 36 24 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 11.29% 7.10% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 14
Median daily rate £465 £350 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.85% +23.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Median hourly rate £16.18 £10.65 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.92% -18.07%  
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Merseyside

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Merseyside over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Merseyside

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Merseyside

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 10 £470 +17.50% 8
Bootle 0 1 £465 -
MS Excel
North West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) Project Management
3 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (35.48%) MS Office
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
5 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 8 (25.81%) C#
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
6 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) MS Project
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
7 6 (19.35%) CRM
7 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (19.35%) Google
8 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (16.13%) Internet
8 5 (16.13%) Workflow
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
8 5 (16.13%) Case Management
9 4 (12.90%) PMO
9 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
9 4 (12.90%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) Data Management
9 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Project
3 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (9.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.45%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Google Analytics
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) Extranet
2 3 (9.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MS Access
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.45%) GIS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) EDMS
4 1 (3.23%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) CRM Manager
5 2 (6.45%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) ERP Manager
5 2 (6.45%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Lead
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
1 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) WF
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) CRM
3 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) Case Management
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.13%) Workflow
5 4 (12.90%) Data Management
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (6.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PMO
2 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Google
3 3 (9.68%) Nintex
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
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