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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 45 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.45% 6.91% 2.91%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 40.54% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.66%
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 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.72% 17.05% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 4
Average daily rate £408 £328 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.42% +11.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £172 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £375 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.00 £12.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -3.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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 -13 3 £225 -
Bath +2 1 £500 +53.84% 10
Clevedon - - - - 1
Highbridge - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Street - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
2 21 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 15 (38.46%) Windows
4 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
4 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
5 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
6 8 (20.51%) SAP
6 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
6 8 (20.51%) Test Management
7 7 (17.95%) MS Office
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (15.38%) CMDB
8 6 (15.38%) Service Management
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
8 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 6 (15.38%) ISEB
9 5 (12.82%) Citrix
9 5 (12.82%) ERP
9 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
9 5 (12.82%) VMware
9 5 (12.82%) Operations Management
9 5 (12.82%) assyst
9 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
9 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Project
3 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Intranet
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) DTS
4 1 (2.56%) Ingres
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (5.13%) MSI
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) MSTest
General
1 2 (5.13%) Back Office
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) CMDB
2 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
2 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Test Management
3 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.38%) Service Management
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) ERP
5 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.82%) Operations Management
5 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
5 5 (12.82%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.26%) Business Transformation
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
2 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) VB6
3 1 (2.56%) R
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
2 21 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) ISEB
4 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.69%) MCP
6 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (5.13%) Degree
7 1 (2.56%) MCSE
7 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) SAP
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) Nortel
5 2 (5.13%) Altiris
6 1 (2.56%) Informatica
6 1 (2.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.56%) Tableau
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 19 days ago