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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.14% 1.67% 1.86%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 33.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £319 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.89% -13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.86% 5.00% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £288 £475 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +44.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £405 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £475 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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
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 3 December 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Office Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Email Migration

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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) DBA
1 1 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior PMO
1 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
1 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
1 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Email Migration
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Office Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware