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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
South West / Somerset
Rank 20 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.83% 6.41% 5.63%
As % of the Applications category 68.00% 60.61% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 9
Median daily rate £325 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £509 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 - £11.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 - £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £11.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%

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
25 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.04% 10.58% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 18
Median daily rate £363 £338 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £493 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £13.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +219.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £41.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £27.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -5 8 £313 -26.47% 4
Yeovil - 7 £338 -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (38.30%) MS Office
3 14 (29.79%) Windows
4 13 (27.66%) Gantt Chart
5 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
6 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
7 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
7 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
7 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
8 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
8 7 (14.89%) C#
8 7 (14.89%) SQL
8 7 (14.89%) .NET
8 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
8 7 (14.89%) RIA
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (12.77%) Smartphone
9 6 (12.77%) Windows 10
10 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (10.64%) Project Management
10 5 (10.64%) VMware
11 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (8.51%) ADSL

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 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) ADSL
1 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.38%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) DMZ
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) Extranet
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) VLAN
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.38%) PerformancePoint
6 3 (6.38%) PowerPivot
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) MS Access
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Project Manager
2 9 (19.15%) Software Project Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) IT Support
4 5 (10.64%) Junior
4 5 (10.64%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.38%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Flex
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) RIA
2 6 (12.77%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.77%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Gantt Chart
2 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.26%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (4.26%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.26%) Server Building
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) Web Design
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Workflow
8 1 (2.13%) Cutover Planning
8 1 (2.13%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) C#
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Nagios
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) Nokia
4 2 (4.26%) Samsung
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds