Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 26 March 2019 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 > Warrington
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 35 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 +31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.59% 2.17% 3.40%
As % of the Applications category 21.74% 27.27% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Warrington median daily rate £281 £300 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +66.67% -53.00%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £105
90th Percentile £324 £397 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £275 £300 £365
% change year-on-year -8.33% -17.81% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -31.58% +72.73%

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 Warrington with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 23 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 11.92% 7.94% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 20
Warrington median daily rate £160 £300 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +130.77% -56.67%
10th Percentile £153 £120 £105
90th Percentile £338 £593 £450
Cheshire median daily rate £263 £325 £318
% change year-on-year -19.23% +2.36% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Warrington median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.66
% change year-on-year +20.69% -26.25% +51.23%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Warrington

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Warrington

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Warrington

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cellebrite
3 1 (20.00%) EnCase
3 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

Microsoft 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EnCase
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cellebrite