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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 30 43
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 33 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.10% 5.50% 1.78%
As % of the Applications category 78.57% 55.17% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Median daily rate £323 £363 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £342 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.05 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -5.75%
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
42 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.95% 9.97% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 24
Median daily rate £295 £363 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.62% -11.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £375 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 2
Median hourly rate £24.00 £9.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -65.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.55 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £9.95 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.71%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil - 15 - -
Bath +4 10 £323 -13.93% 5
Taunton +13 4 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) MS Office
3 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 13 (27.08%) Project Management
5 11 (22.92%) Windows
5 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (22.92%) Gantt Chart
6 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (16.67%) RIA
7 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
8 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
9 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 5 (10.42%) Mitel
10 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
10 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
10 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
10 5 (10.42%) SQL
10 5 (10.42%) SCCM
10 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
11 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.33%) Coaching
11 4 (8.33%) Patch Management
11 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (8.33%) C#
11 4 (8.33%) MS Project
11 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
11 4 (8.33%) VoIP
11 4 (8.33%) Process Management
11 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Moodle
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Project
2 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) VoIP
2 3 (6.25%) ADSL
2 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) DMZ
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.08%) Extranet
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) PBX
4 1 (2.08%) RS-422
4 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) MS Access
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (2.08%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
1 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Avionics
3 1 (2.08%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Junior
2 6 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) PMO Planner
5 3 (6.25%) Software Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) WCF
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) RIA
2 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Project Management
2 11 (22.92%) Gantt Chart
2 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.33%) Coaching
5 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.33%) Process Management
5 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Security Management
6 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.25%) SDLC
6 3 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Server Building
8 1 (2.08%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) CCNA
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Mitel
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Nokia
4 2 (4.17%) Samsung
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) Sophos