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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 32 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.77% 2.45% 2.78%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 26.32% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +300.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
18 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.54% 9.31% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Average daily rate £299 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £9.63 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.43 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MCPD
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
5 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) NHS
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Project Office Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) UML
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle