The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 5.15% 3.51% 9.55%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 37.50% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Average daily rate £388 £180 £191
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.27% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £104 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
MS Excel
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Applications Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 8.25% 9.36% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 10
Average daily rate £400 £180 £118
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% +53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £100 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Norfolk region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Norfolk region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -6 3 £388 +91.35% 3
King's Lynn - 1 £425 -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) MS Access
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Use Case
6 3 (18.75%) People Management
6 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MS Access
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) People Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
3 3 (18.75%) Use Case
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) UAG
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle