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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.55% 6.57% 3.40%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 61.90% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +108.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.82% 10.61% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 23
Median daily rate £400 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £81 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +204.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £11.95 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £35.00 £12.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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
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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Bath +3 9 £400 - 2
Yeovil - 8 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) MS Office
3 15 (29.41%) Windows
4 13 (25.49%) Gantt Chart
5 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
6 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 9 (17.65%) RIA
7 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 8 (15.69%) Project Management
8 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
8 8 (15.69%) Windows 10
9 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
9 7 (13.73%) C#
9 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.73%) Smartphone
10 6 (11.76%) SQL
10 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.80%) .NET
11 5 (9.80%) ADSL
11 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (9.80%) SCCM
12 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
12 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (7.84%) Knowledge Management

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 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Office
2 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.96%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) ADSL
1 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) DMZ
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Extranet
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) PBX
3 1 (1.96%) Skype
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) VLAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.88%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (5.88%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.96%) MS Access
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Software Project Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Junior
4 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) IT Support
4 5 (9.80%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Software Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) RIA
2 7 (13.73%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 8 (15.69%) Windows 10
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.96%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Gantt Chart
2 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (15.69%) Project Management
5 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) Process Management
8 2 (3.92%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.92%) Coaching
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Scrum
8 2 (3.92%) SDLC
8 2 (3.92%) Security Management
8 2 (3.92%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) C#
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) MCITP
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Mitel
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Nokia
3 2 (3.92%) Samsung
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) SAP