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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.69% 5.81% 2.94%
As % of the Applications category 29.41% 50.00% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £241 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £299 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
Suffolk

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
17 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.14% 11.61% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 12
Median daily rate £350 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £298 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £453 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 July 2016, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) MS Visio
3 9 (47.37%) MS Project
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
5 7 (36.84%) Project Management
5 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (31.58%) CRM
7 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 5 (26.32%) APMP
8 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) MS Office
9 3 (15.79%) ITSM
9 3 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
10 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
10 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
10 2 (10.53%) Scrum
10 2 (10.53%) Information Security
10 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
10 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
10 2 (10.53%) High Availability

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Project
1 9 (47.37%) MS Visio
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) OLAP
1 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) IT Manager
3 5 (26.32%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) CRM Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Management Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Test Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Manager
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
4 7 (36.84%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) CRM
5 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITSM
7 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) High Availability
7 2 (10.53%) Information Security
7 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
7 2 (10.53%) SIEM
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (26.32%) APMP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft