The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.90% 3.13% 1.23%
As % of the Applications category 70.00% 57.14% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Applications Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.99% 5.47% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate £400 £481 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) MS Project
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) MCPD
5 2 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (6.25%) SCOM
6 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modeller
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Project Office Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) PDA
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) SOA
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) UML
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCPD
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSD
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle