Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 18 November 2018 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 61 25
Rank change year-on-year +28 -36 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 19 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.96% 3.69% 5.67%
As % of the Applications category 73.08% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 12
Northern Ireland median daily rate £300 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% +88.98%
10th Percentile £236 £109 £216
90th Percentile £400 £375 £348
UK median daily rate £375 £360 £348
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £21.50 - £11.50
UK median hourly rate £16.13 £19.00 £17.63
% change year-on-year -15.13% +7.80% +10.95%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 26 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.79% 7.37% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 23
Northern Ireland median daily rate £300 £269 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.63% -10.42% +110.53%
10th Percentile £240 £100 £123
90th Percentile £400 £398 £330
UK median daily rate £374 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +6.86% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £9.98 £11.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.26% - -
10th Percentile £9.38 £8.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.22 £14.40 £13.50
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.15
% change year-on-year +3.23% -4.02% +4.19%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. 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
County Antrim +36 19 £300 +33.33% 1
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (36.84%) Banking
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (31.58%) IFS
5 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Hyperion
6 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
6 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) Change Management
7 4 (21.05%) ERP
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) IFRS
9 2 (10.53%) PMO
9 2 (10.53%) Line Management
9 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 2 (10.53%) Cognos
9 2 (10.53%) PMP
10 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) ProC
General
1 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Data Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Hyperion Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) PMO Lead
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Operations Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) ERP
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (5.26%) Collateral Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Internal Audit
5 1 (5.26%) Post-Production
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PROC SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) IFRS
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Hyperion
2 6 (31.58%) IFS
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) SAP