The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 31 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.21% 2.75% 4.12%
As % of the Applications category 56.67% 33.33% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £344 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
MS Excel
South West

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

Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
30 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.20% 8.24% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 9
Average daily rate £363 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £290 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £488 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £9.75 £36.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.91% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £36.00 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £36.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
Bath - 6 £375 - 3
Taunton +10 5 £344 +14.58% 1
Clevedon - 1 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
3 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.88%) MS Visio
5 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (15.63%) Finance
7 5 (15.63%) Content Management
7 5 (15.63%) Degree
7 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) MS Project
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) Coaching
9 3 (9.38%) HTML
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
9 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (9.38%) XML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Lync
5 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 7 (21.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (12.50%) MS Project
4 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 2 (6.25%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.13%) WebEx
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
1 1 (3.13%) MorphX
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Author
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Author
3 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Integration Developer
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) WinForms
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Graphic Design
2 3 (9.38%) Wiki
3 2 (6.25%) RMADS
3 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
3 2 (6.25%) CESG
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) GIS
3 2 (6.25%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
2 5 (15.63%) Content Management
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) X++
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) PMP
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.13%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) KVM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) CommVault
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee
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