The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / South West
Rank 31 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 147 170 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.51% 5.66% 4.53%
As % of the Applications category 48.51% 47.89% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 116 75
Median daily rate £338 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £160 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.07% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.90 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.65 £28.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
303 355 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.35% 11.83% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 213 193
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 48
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £15.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.08 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the South West region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the South West region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 51 £338 +3.84% 22
Wiltshire +6 38 £350 - 9
Gloucestershire -7 16 £425 +33.33% 9
Somerset +7 14 £325 -31.57% 3
Devon -1 10 £170 -44.71% 4
Dorset -10 5 £210 -23.63% 5
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 229 (71.56%) Microsoft
2 112 (35.00%) Windows
3 107 (33.44%) MS Office
4 90 (28.13%) SQL Server
5 85 (26.56%) Security Cleared
6 66 (20.63%) SQL
7 62 (19.38%) Active Directory
8 59 (18.44%) Finance
9 49 (15.31%) Windows 7
10 47 (14.69%) SC Cleared
10 47 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (13.44%) MS PowerPoint
12 41 (12.81%) .NET
12 41 (12.81%) C#
13 39 (12.19%) Oracle
14 38 (11.88%) ITIL
14 38 (11.88%) SharePoint
14 38 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (11.56%) Migration
16 36 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 34 (10.63%) MS Project
17 34 (10.63%) Windows Server
18 32 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
19 31 (9.69%) DV Cleared
20 30 (9.38%) Project Management
21 29 (9.06%) T-SQL
22 28 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
23 27 (8.44%) CRM
23 27 (8.44%) Linux

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.19%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.38%) IIS
4 11 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.25%) CMS
7 4 (1.25%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.94%) OpenROAD
8 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.63%) Apache
9 2 (0.63%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.63%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.63%) Mule
9 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 107 (33.44%) MS Office
2 43 (13.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (10.63%) MS Project
4 20 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.25%) Pegasus Opera
4 3 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.94%) Primavera
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.88%) Office 365
2 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) G Suite
6 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.00%) Firewall
2 13 (4.06%) DNS
3 12 (3.75%) Wireless
4 11 (3.44%) WAN
5 10 (3.13%) VPN
5 10 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (2.81%) DHCP
6 9 (2.81%) LAN
7 8 (2.50%) Internet
8 7 (2.19%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.56%) SAN
9 5 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (0.94%) ADSL
10 3 (0.94%) Broadband
10 3 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.94%) SSL
10 3 (0.94%) VoIP
11 2 (0.63%) 3G
11 2 (0.63%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (6.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (6.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (5.63%) MS Access
6 18 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.13%) PowerPivot
9 8 (2.50%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.19%) PerformancePoint
11 5 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.56%) MySQL
11 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.25%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.25%) Ingres
13 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.44%) Cucumber
2 11 (3.44%) Selenium
3 9 (2.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.19%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.88%) JIRA
6 3 (0.94%) GoCD
6 3 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.94%) Subversion
7 2 (0.63%) Ant
7 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.63%) JUnit
7 2 (0.63%) Maven
7 2 (0.63%) MSI
7 2 (0.63%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.31%) MSTest
8 1 (0.31%) NUnit
General
1 59 (18.44%) Finance
2 23 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.94%) Retail
4 10 (3.13%) Marketing
5 8 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.19%) Billing
7 6 (1.88%) Electronics
8 4 (1.25%) Banking
8 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.63%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (20.94%) Analyst
2 46 (14.38%) Developer
3 25 (7.81%) Administrator
4 24 (7.50%) IT Support
5 22 (6.88%) Support Engineer
6 19 (5.94%) Consultant
7 18 (5.63%) DBA
8 16 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 16 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.06%) SQL DBA
11 12 (3.75%) Integration Engineer
12 11 (3.44%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 11 (3.44%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.13%) Business Analyst
13 10 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.81%) .NET
2 15 (4.69%) ASP.NET
3 14 (4.38%) HTML
3 14 (4.38%) XML
4 8 (2.50%) SOAP
5 7 (2.19%) REST
6 6 (1.88%) CSS
6 6 (1.88%) HTML5
6 6 (1.88%) WCF
7 5 (1.56%) JSON
7 5 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (1.56%) Web Services
7 5 (1.56%) XSLT
8 4 (1.25%) ADO.NET
8 4 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.25%) Spring
9 3 (0.94%) Classic ASP
9 3 (0.94%) Kafka
10 2 (0.63%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.81%) Smart Meter
6 7 (2.19%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.19%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.19%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.88%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.56%) Clustering
8 5 (1.56%) Replication
9 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.94%) Handset
9 3 (0.94%) IVR
9 3 (0.94%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (0.63%) CCTV
10 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.63%) NHS
10 2 (0.63%) PKI
10 2 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 112 (35.00%) Windows
2 49 (15.31%) Windows 7
3 34 (10.63%) Windows Server
4 27 (8.44%) Linux
5 19 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.75%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.81%) Unix
9 7 (2.19%) Android
10 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.25%) Solaris
12 3 (0.94%) AIX
12 3 (0.94%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (11.88%) ITIL
3 37 (11.56%) Migration
4 32 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (9.38%) Project Management
6 27 (8.44%) CRM
7 23 (7.19%) Asset Management
8 22 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (5.94%) Scrum
9 19 (5.94%) Software Engineering
9 19 (5.94%) Waterfall
10 18 (5.63%) PRINCE2
10 18 (5.63%) Validation
11 16 (5.00%) Programme Management
11 16 (5.00%) SDLC
12 15 (4.69%) Data Analysis
12 15 (4.69%) Data Modelling
13 14 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (4.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (20.63%) SQL
2 41 (12.81%) C#
3 29 (9.06%) T-SQL
4 22 (6.88%) C
5 18 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 14 (4.38%) Python
7 13 (4.06%) Perl
8 9 (2.81%) VBA
9 8 (2.50%) Java
9 8 (2.50%) PHP
9 8 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.56%) VBScript
11 4 (1.25%) VB
11 4 (1.25%) XPath
12 3 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.94%) Scala
13 2 (0.63%) Groovy
13 2 (0.63%) Ruby
14 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 85 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 47 (14.69%) SC Cleared
3 31 (9.69%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.06%) Degree
5 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.88%) MCSE
7 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.56%) MCITP
8 4 (1.25%) APMP
8 4 (1.25%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.94%) CIPD
9 3 (0.94%) CISMP
9 3 (0.94%) CISSP
10 2 (0.63%) GSEC
10 2 (0.63%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.63%) MCPD
10 2 (0.63%) MCSA
10 2 (0.63%) MCSD
10 2 (0.63%) SANS
11 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.25%) SLA
2 17 (5.31%) PMO
3 8 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.19%) QA
5 5 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.25%) GxP
6 4 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.63%) COBIT
7 2 (0.63%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.31%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.31%) ISO19770
System Software
1 62 (19.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.88%) XenApp
4 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.25%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.94%) Docker
5 3 (0.94%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.94%) LXC
5 3 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (3.75%) SCCM
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.94%) Nagios
3 2 (0.63%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 229 (71.56%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.19%) Oracle
3 23 (7.19%) Citrix
4 21 (6.56%) VMware
5 19 (5.94%) SAP
6 12 (3.75%) Cisco
7 10 (3.13%) Apple
8 8 (2.50%) Remedy
9 7 (2.19%) HP
9 7 (2.19%) IBM
9 7 (2.19%) Sophos
10 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.25%) Intel Security
11 4 (1.25%) Pegasus
11 4 (1.25%) QAD
12 3 (0.94%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.94%) Dell
12 3 (0.94%) Juniper
12 3 (0.94%) Toshiba
12 3 (0.94%) Verint
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20.00 - £22.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £11 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago