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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 16 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.60% 4.57% 8.19%
As % of the Applications category 46.67% 53.33% 64.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 22
Average daily rate £275 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.04% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £411 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,846 £435 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £36.88 £16.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.46% +77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -4.27%
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 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.00% 8.57% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 33
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £170 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,233 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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
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 30 April 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
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 30 April 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
Bath +1 6 £344 -15.12% 6
Taunton +20 3 £250 -42.52% 1
Weston-super-Mare 0 1 £1,846 - 1
Yeovil - 1 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (23.33%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) MS Project
6 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.33%) MS Office
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) SAN
8 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 2 (6.67%) ETL
9 2 (6.67%) CRM
9 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (6.67%) Windows
9 2 (6.67%) SAP
9 2 (6.67%) Web Services
9 2 (6.67%) Electronics

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (23.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Moodle
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Project
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) DataStage
4 1 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MorphX
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Avionics
4 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) PMO Planner
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.33%) CRM Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) MIS Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Change Manager
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Support
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) WCF
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) ETL
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Case Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.33%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Rally
3 1 (3.33%) Sophos
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