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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.83% 8.79% 4.89%
As % of the Applications category 43.75% 70.18% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -2.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
32 57 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.74% 12.53% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 5
Average daily rate £325 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £195 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £370 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £9.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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 0 4 £435 +33.84% 2
Bath -2 4 £405 +170.00% 6
Clevedon - 1 - -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (29.63%) Project Management
4 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (22.22%) MS Office
6 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (18.52%) SAP
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Change Management
8 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) MS Project
8 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
8 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
9 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 3 (11.11%) WCF
9 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) VMware
9 3 (11.11%) WinForms

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (14.81%) MS Project
4 2 (7.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
1 2 (7.41%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) WebEx
3 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MorphX
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.11%) WCF
2 3 (11.11%) WinForms
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XSL
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) E-Learning
3 2 (7.41%) CESG
3 2 (7.41%) Statistics
3 2 (7.41%) RMADS
3 2 (7.41%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
4 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.70%) Use Case
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) X++
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 2 (7.41%) McAfee
4 2 (7.41%) CommVault
5 1 (3.70%) hybris
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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