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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 39 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.40% 5.42% 1.41%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 35.48% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 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 £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -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
32 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.58% 15.27% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 3
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +16.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £114 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £378 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.70 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.70% +90.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -6 4 £325 - 2
Bath - 3 £288 - 9
Clevedon - - - - 3
Street - - - -
Yeovil - - - - 3
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) SAP
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (22.22%) Test Management
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) ERP
7 3 (16.67%) Apache
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) IIS
7 3 (16.67%) assyst
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
8 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
8 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
3 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) ISEB
4 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
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