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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 175 219 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.46% 6.87% 5.91%
As % of the Applications category 54.52% 54.89% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 147 113
Median daily rate £306 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £168 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 9 20
Median hourly rate £16.25 £39.27 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.61% +188.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £44.60 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
MS Excel
England

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
321 399 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.85% 12.52% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 247 284
Median daily rate £300 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £134 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 33 47
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £44.50 £31.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 51 £313 -10.71% 19
Wiltshire -3 45 £275 -29.03% 10
Gloucestershire -1 32 £275 -18.51% 13
Somerset +19 20 £400 +6.66% 7
Devon -1 5 £155 -54.07% 1
Cornwall -2 5 £275 -12.00% 1
Dorset -12 3 £325 +30.00% 11
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 248 (69.66%) Microsoft
2 116 (32.58%) Windows
3 112 (31.46%) MS Office
4 84 (23.60%) SQL Server
5 83 (23.31%) Security Cleared
6 70 (19.66%) Active Directory
7 68 (19.10%) SQL
8 60 (16.85%) SharePoint
9 58 (16.29%) Finance
10 55 (15.45%) Windows 7
11 53 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
12 50 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (14.04%) .NET
13 45 (12.64%) ITIL
14 43 (12.08%) C#
15 42 (11.80%) Project Management
15 42 (11.80%) SC Cleared
16 41 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
16 41 (11.52%) Windows Server
17 37 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 33 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 33 (9.27%) MS Project
19 32 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (8.99%) DV Cleared
20 29 (8.15%) MS Exchange
21 27 (7.58%) Migration
22 25 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
22 25 (7.02%) Citrix
22 25 (7.02%) PRINCE2
22 25 (7.02%) PowerShell

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 60 (16.85%) SharePoint
2 29 (8.15%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.21%) IIS
4 13 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.53%) CMS
7 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.12%) Apache
9 4 (1.12%) IBM Domino
9 4 (1.12%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.12%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.84%) OpenROAD
11 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 112 (31.46%) MS Office
2 53 (14.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (9.27%) MS Project
4 24 (6.74%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.84%) CATIA
5 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.69%) Primavera
4 4 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.28%) Maximo
6 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.46%) Office 365
2 13 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.28%) Trello
6 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.78%) Firewall
2 13 (3.65%) DNS
3 12 (3.37%) Internet
4 10 (2.81%) DHCP
4 10 (2.81%) LAN
5 8 (2.25%) WAN
5 8 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.97%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.69%) SAN
7 6 (1.69%) VPN
7 6 (1.69%) Wireless
8 5 (1.40%) ADSL
8 5 (1.40%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.12%) Skype
10 3 (0.84%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.84%) Network Security
10 3 (0.84%) SSL
11 2 (0.56%) NAS
11 2 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.37%) MS Access
8 11 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.81%) PowerPivot
9 10 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (2.25%) MySQL
11 7 (1.97%) PerformancePoint
12 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.12%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.12%) Ingres
13 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (4.21%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.69%) Selenium
3 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.40%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.84%) GoCD
5 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.84%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.84%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.56%) Grunt
6 2 (0.56%) gulp
6 2 (0.56%) JIRA
6 2 (0.56%) Maven
6 2 (0.56%) MSI
6 2 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 58 (16.29%) Finance
2 16 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.93%) Retail
4 9 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.69%) Banking
6 5 (1.40%) Marketing
7 4 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.84%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.84%) Billing
8 3 (0.84%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
9 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (23.60%) Analyst
2 64 (17.98%) Developer
3 31 (8.71%) Support Engineer
4 30 (8.43%) Project Manager
5 25 (7.02%) Administrator
6 20 (5.62%) Service Analyst
6 20 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (5.62%) SQL Developer
7 18 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (4.49%) IT Support
9 15 (4.21%) .NET Developer
10 13 (3.65%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.65%) Desktop Support
10 13 (3.65%) Junior
10 13 (3.65%) Support Analyst
11 12 (3.37%) PMO Analyst
11 12 (3.37%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (3.09%) DBA
13 10 (2.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 10 (2.81%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.04%) .NET
2 24 (6.74%) HTML
3 18 (5.06%) XML
4 16 (4.49%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.37%) CSS
6 9 (2.53%) SOAP
7 8 (2.25%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.25%) jQuery
8 7 (1.97%) CSS3
8 7 (1.97%) HTML5
9 6 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (1.69%) XSLT
10 5 (1.40%) JSON
10 5 (1.40%) REST
11 4 (1.12%) ADO.NET
11 4 (1.12%) Classic ASP
11 4 (1.12%) Node.js
11 4 (1.12%) WCF
12 3 (0.84%) Spring
12 3 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.78%) Driving Licence
3 11 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.53%) RIA
4 9 (2.53%) Smartphone
5 8 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.25%) Replication
6 7 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.97%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.40%) NHS
8 4 (1.12%) Clustering
9 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.84%) PKI
9 3 (0.84%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.56%) CCTV
10 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.56%) SCORM
10 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 116 (32.58%) Windows
2 55 (15.45%) Windows 7
3 41 (11.52%) Windows Server
4 22 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (5.90%) Linux
6 17 (4.78%) Windows 10
6 17 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.81%) Unix
7 10 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.97%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.12%) Solaris
10 3 (0.84%) Android
10 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (12.64%) ITIL
3 42 (11.80%) Project Management
4 32 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (7.58%) Migration
6 25 (7.02%) PRINCE2
6 25 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (5.62%) CRM
7 20 (5.62%) Scrum
8 16 (4.49%) Waterfall
9 15 (4.21%) Programme Management
10 14 (3.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (3.93%) TDD
11 13 (3.65%) Gantt Chart
11 13 (3.65%) SDLC
11 13 (3.65%) Software Engineering
12 12 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (3.37%) Data Migration
12 12 (3.37%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (19.10%) SQL
2 43 (12.08%) C#
3 25 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 23 (6.46%) C
4 23 (6.46%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.34%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.93%) VBA
7 12 (3.37%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.09%) VB
9 10 (2.81%) Java
10 9 (2.53%) Perl
10 9 (2.53%) Python
11 7 (1.97%) PHP
12 5 (1.40%) C++
13 4 (1.12%) VBScript
13 4 (1.12%) XPath
14 3 (0.84%) Scala
15 2 (0.56%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.56%) Groovy
15 2 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (23.31%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.80%) SC Cleared
3 32 (8.99%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.93%) Degree
5 12 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.97%) MCITP
6 7 (1.97%) MCSE
7 4 (1.12%) CCNA
7 4 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.84%) APMP
8 3 (0.84%) CISSP
8 3 (0.84%) MCSA
9 2 (0.56%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.56%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.56%) MCP
9 2 (0.56%) MCPD
9 2 (0.56%) MCSD
10 1 (0.28%) CCNP
10 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.90%) SLA
2 9 (2.53%) QA
3 4 (1.12%) GxP
4 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (19.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.97%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.97%) XenApp
4 4 (1.12%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.84%) Docker
5 3 (0.84%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.84%) LXC
5 3 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (5.90%) SCCM
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.84%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.56%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Nagios
4 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.28%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 248 (69.66%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.02%) Citrix
3 24 (6.74%) VMware
4 20 (5.62%) Oracle
5 14 (3.93%) SAP
6 10 (2.81%) Cisco
6 10 (2.81%) Remedy
7 6 (1.69%) Apple
7 6 (1.69%) Tableau
8 5 (1.40%) HP
8 5 (1.40%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.12%) IBM
9 4 (1.12%) Lotus
10 3 (0.84%) BT
10 3 (0.84%) Mitel
10 3 (0.84%) PTC
10 3 (0.84%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.84%) Sophos
11 2 (0.56%) ESRI
11 2 (0.56%) Google
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