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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.13% 1.25% 10.36%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 25.00% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate
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£500 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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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
7 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.47% 5.00% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Average daily rate £481 £420 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £420 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

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
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 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (50.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) PSTN
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) MVC

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) PSTN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 4 (50.00%) Test Coordinator
1 4 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCIP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco