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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 0.75% 7.94% 2.91%
As % of the Applications category 6.25% 50.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £14.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +54.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.74 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -6.66%
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
32 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 12.03% 15.87% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 5
Average daily rate £350 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £209 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £438 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £14.31 £15.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.12% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £8.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.21 £43.05 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 30 October 2014. 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
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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 -12 2 - - 6
Thetford - - - -
Dereham - - - -
Diss - - - - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) OOP
8 3 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) HTTP
8 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) Citrix
8 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Wintel Support
2 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCTS
2 2 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP SIM
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Tableau
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle