The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 29 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
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 18 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.15% 8.56% 8.00%
As % of the Applications category 45.45% 62.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 10
Median daily rate £130 £418 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.89% +60.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £350 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £459 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +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 Warrington with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 50 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 11.34% 13.81% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 11
Median daily rate £130 £375 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.33% +45.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £326 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
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 Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Warrington

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 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 Warrington region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 11 (61.11%) MS Office
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) Lotus
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
5 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Time Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
6 3 (16.67%) HND
6 3 (16.67%) SAP
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Migration Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Project Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Identity Management Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
1 5 (27.78%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) Change Management
2 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Data Entry
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.11%) X++
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) Lotus
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.56%) VMware