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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.33% 1.49% 3.09%
As % of the Applications category 70.00% 40.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £525 £300 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +140.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
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
10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.90% 3.73% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £204 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.04% -45.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £127 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £281 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) OLAP
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) MDX
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) OLAP
1 2 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (20.00%) High Availability
1 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) SIEM
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Office Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft