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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.29% 4.90% 7.36%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 53.57% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
Average daily rate £475 £269 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.74% -11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £206 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £403 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
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
39 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.87% 9.15% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 19
Average daily rate £325 £238 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £100 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £490 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 10 February 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 10 February 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 +4 9 £475 +76.74% 1
Taunton +10 1 £500 - 1
Street +8 1 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 12 (33.33%) .NET
4 9 (25.00%) MS Office
5 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 8 (22.22%) Windows
6 7 (19.44%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (16.67%) Finance
7 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.11%) Degree
9 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 3 (8.33%) Project Management
10 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL
10 3 (8.33%) C#
10 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
10 3 (8.33%) MorphX
10 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (8.33%) Windows Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) MS Project
4 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (2.78%) PTC Creo
4 1 (2.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) QlikView
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) DataStage
5 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MorphX
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Axapta Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Project Management
2 3 (8.33%) Release Management
3 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) Change Management
3 2 (5.56%) CRM
3 2 (5.56%) Document Management
3 2 (5.56%) ERP
3 2 (5.56%) ETL
3 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Scrum
3 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.56%) Time Management
3 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) APMG
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Casewise
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Rally
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
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