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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.14% 3.03% 8.05%
As % of the Applications category 26.92% 21.74% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate £310 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £204 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £380 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £55.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +344.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -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
26 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 11.66% 13.94% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 20
Average daily rate £300 £180 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £106 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.20 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £83.30 £15.13
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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 -7 5 £300 +3.44%
Great Yarmouth 0 1 - -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.76%) Software Licensing
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) NHS
8 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
8 1 (5.88%) Remedy

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) assyst
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Call Centre Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Metrics Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Software Licensing
3 2 (11.76%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Application Discovery
4 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.88%) Demand Management
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) MCDST
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) UAG
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AppDNA
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Civica
5 1 (5.88%) Cognos
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) VMware