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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.48% 2.75% 3.37%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 33.33% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£460 £250 £194
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
12 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.45% 8.24% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Average daily rate £400 £319 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £383 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) MCPD
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCPD
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Etech Partners
Rate: Excellent Rates on offer
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Etech Partners
Rate: Excellent Rates on offer
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £430 per day
Posted: 10 days ago