Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 40 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 18 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.71% 2.56% 3.40%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% 31.91% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 9
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £350 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +90.74% -32.66%
10th Percentile £161 £143 £127
90th Percentile £475 £540 £326
North West median daily rate £325 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -13.33% +13.64% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.69 £9.00 £78.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -88.50% +347.14%
10th Percentile £9.47 £8.50 £31.43
90th Percentile £11.76 £9.50 £130.48
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% -30.23% +53.57%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 34 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 7.01% 8.02% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 19
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £325 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +80.56% -20.00%
10th Percentile £158 £163 £127
90th Percentile £475 £450 £326
North West median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 8
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.69 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.20% -4.48% -1.47%
10th Percentile £9.47 £11.90 £13.70
90th Percentile £11.76 £19.07 £58.33
North West median hourly rate £13.86 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.38% -8.57% +12.00%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Merseyside

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Merseyside

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Merseyside

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Merseyside

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 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
Liverpool +3 14 £190 -60.62%
Southport +6 2 £363 +3.57%
Microsoft Excel
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (38.89%) JIRA
4 6 (33.33%) Android
4 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (33.33%) Google Drive
4 6 (33.33%) Google
4 6 (33.33%) Smartphone
4 6 (33.33%) Service Management
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) Apple
5 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
6 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Break/Fix
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Power BI
1 2 (11.11%) PowerPivot
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Power BI Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Report Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SSIS Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.11%) Autofac
1 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 2 (11.11%) jQuery
1 2 (11.11%) JSON
1 2 (11.11%) REST
1 2 (11.11%) SAML
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Android
2 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Break/Fix
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Facilities Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) OWASP
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Statistics
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Google
3 5 (27.78%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow