The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Somerset region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 41 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.81% 4.10% 3.57%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 32.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
30 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.43% 12.82% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 5
Average daily rate £350 £250 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £12.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS Excel
South West

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 23 July 2014. 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
Taunton -16 5 £300 -
Yeovil - 2 £325 - 1
Bath - - - - 14
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Glastonbury - - - -
Highbridge - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Street - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
3 25 (53.19%) SC Cleared
4 16 (34.04%) Windows
5 15 (31.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
6 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (27.66%) Test Management
8 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
9 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
10 10 (21.28%) MS Office
11 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
11 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
12 8 (17.02%) ISEB
13 7 (14.89%) Citrix
13 7 (14.89%) SAP
13 7 (14.89%) ITIL
13 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
13 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
14 6 (12.77%) System Testing
14 6 (12.77%) CMDB
14 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
14 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (12.77%) Service Management
14 6 (12.77%) Change Management
14 6 (12.77%) SQL
14 6 (12.77%) Cisco
14 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (12.77%) Project Management
15 5 (10.64%) Windows XP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) assyst
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) Wireless
2 2 (4.26%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.26%) DHCP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (2.13%) DTS
5 1 (2.13%) Ingres
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (8.51%) Subversion
3 2 (4.26%) MSI
4 1 (2.13%) MSTest
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.51%) Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.26%) DBA
7 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) CMDB
2 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (10.64%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) UNIX
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) User Acceptance Testing
1 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
2 13 (27.66%) Test Management
3 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
4 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 6 (12.77%) Service Management
6 6 (12.77%) Change Management
6 6 (12.77%) System Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Operations Management
7 5 (10.64%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (10.64%) Change Control
7 5 (10.64%) Capacity Management
8 4 (8.51%) Business Transformation
8 4 (8.51%) QMS
8 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.13%) VBA
3 1 (2.13%) VB6
3 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 25 (53.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) ISEB
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.51%) Degree
5 4 (8.51%) MCP
6 3 (6.38%) CCNA
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (4.26%) MCSE
7 2 (4.26%) MCSA
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.13%) SCSM
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) SAP
2 7 (14.89%) Citrix
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 2 (4.26%) Nortel
7 2 (4.26%) Avaya
7 2 (4.26%) Mitel
7 2 (4.26%) Altiris
8 1 (2.13%) Sophos
8 1 (2.13%) HP
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