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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / South West
Rank 27 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 152 211 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.89% 7.17% 5.16%
As % of the Applications category 52.78% 57.34% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 137 83
Median daily rate £338 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £196 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £472 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 17
Median hourly rate £18.63 £14.33 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.01% +10.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £44.10 £25.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +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
288 368 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.15% 12.51% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 228 237
Median daily rate £325 £360 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £170 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 44
Median hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +9.16%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -6 43 £338 +3.84% 20
Wiltshire -2 40 £313 -16.66% 14
Gloucestershire -8 20 £475 +29.69% 6
Somerset +6 18 £325 -23.52% 7
Devon -1 8 £135 -60.58% 1
Cornwall - 5 £275 - 4
Dorset -8 3 £475 +88.49% 9
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 242 (71.39%) Microsoft
2 117 (34.51%) Windows
3 112 (33.04%) MS Office
4 92 (27.14%) SQL Server
5 73 (21.53%) Security Cleared
6 72 (21.24%) SQL
7 62 (18.29%) Active Directory
8 57 (16.81%) Finance
9 53 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (15.34%) Windows 7
11 50 (14.75%) SharePoint
12 49 (14.45%) .NET
13 46 (13.57%) MS PowerPoint
14 45 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 44 (12.98%) C#
15 44 (12.98%) ITIL
16 41 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 41 (12.09%) Windows Server
17 37 (10.91%) SC Cleared
18 36 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (10.03%) Project Management
21 33 (9.73%) Migration
22 31 (9.14%) MS Exchange
23 28 (8.26%) Linux
23 28 (8.26%) T-SQL
23 28 (8.26%) Oracle
23 28 (8.26%) MS Project
24 27 (7.96%) CRM
24 27 (7.96%) DV Cleared

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 50 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 31 (9.14%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.42%) IIS
4 12 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.36%) CMS
7 8 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.18%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.88%) Apache
10 3 (0.88%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.88%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.88%) OpenROAD
10 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.88%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 112 (33.04%) MS Office
2 46 (13.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (8.26%) MS Project
4 20 (5.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.29%) CATIA
6 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.47%) Primavera
3 5 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.08%) Office 365
2 13 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.59%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.29%) Trello
6 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.72%) Firewall
2 13 (3.83%) DNS
3 11 (3.24%) DHCP
3 11 (3.24%) Internet
3 11 (3.24%) WAN
4 10 (2.95%) LAN
5 9 (2.65%) VPN
6 8 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (2.36%) Wireless
7 7 (2.06%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.47%) ADSL
8 5 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (1.47%) SAN
8 5 (1.47%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (0.88%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.88%) Skype
9 3 (0.88%) VoIP
10 2 (0.59%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.59%) Network Security
10 2 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 45 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 41 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (7.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (5.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (4.72%) MS Access
9 10 (2.95%) PowerPivot
10 7 (2.06%) PerformancePoint
11 6 (1.77%) MySQL
11 6 (1.77%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.18%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.18%) Ingres
12 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.88%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.88%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (2.95%) Cucumber
4 10 (2.95%) Selenium
5 5 (1.47%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.18%) Subversion
6 4 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.88%) GoCD
7 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.88%) JIRA
7 3 (0.88%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.88%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.59%) Ant
8 2 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.59%) JUnit
8 2 (0.59%) Maven
8 2 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 57 (16.81%) Finance
2 21 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.72%) Retail
4 10 (2.95%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.36%) Marketing
6 5 (1.47%) Banking
7 4 (1.18%) Electronics
7 4 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.88%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.88%) Billing
9 2 (0.59%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Military
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (20.94%) Analyst
2 62 (18.29%) Developer
3 29 (8.55%) Support Engineer
4 27 (7.96%) Project Manager
5 24 (7.08%) Administrator
6 23 (6.78%) IT Support
7 19 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (5.60%) DBA
8 17 (5.01%) SQL Developer
9 15 (4.42%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.42%) Service Analyst
9 15 (4.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (4.13%) Consultant
10 14 (4.13%) SQL DBA
11 12 (3.54%) Junior
12 11 (3.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 11 (3.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (3.24%) Business Analyst
12 11 (3.24%) Integration Engineer
13 10 (2.95%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.45%) .NET
2 20 (5.90%) HTML
3 17 (5.01%) XML
4 13 (3.83%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.24%) CSS
6 9 (2.65%) SOAP
7 7 (2.06%) HTML5
7 7 (2.06%) jQuery
8 6 (1.77%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.77%) XSLT
9 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (1.47%) CSS3
9 5 (1.47%) JSON
9 5 (1.47%) REST
10 4 (1.18%) ADO.NET
10 4 (1.18%) WCF
11 3 (0.88%) Classic ASP
11 3 (0.88%) Node.js
11 3 (0.88%) Spring
11 3 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.01%) Driving Licence
3 12 (3.54%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.24%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.95%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.36%) Replication
7 7 (2.06%) RIA
8 6 (1.77%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.77%) Clustering
9 5 (1.47%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.88%) Handset
11 3 (0.88%) IVR
11 3 (0.88%) NHS
11 3 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (0.59%) CCTV
12 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 117 (34.51%) Windows
2 52 (15.34%) Windows 7
3 41 (12.09%) Windows Server
4 28 (8.26%) Linux
5 24 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (4.72%) Windows 10
6 16 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.54%) Unix
8 10 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.77%) Android
10 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.18%) Solaris
12 2 (0.59%) AIX
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (12.98%) ITIL
3 35 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (10.03%) Project Management
5 33 (9.73%) Migration
6 27 (7.96%) CRM
7 25 (7.37%) Scrum
8 22 (6.49%) PRINCE2
8 22 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (5.60%) Validation
10 18 (5.31%) Software Engineering
10 18 (5.31%) Waterfall
11 17 (5.01%) Data Analysis
11 17 (5.01%) SDLC
12 16 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (4.72%) Data Modelling
13 15 (4.42%) Asset Management
13 15 (4.42%) Data Migration
13 15 (4.42%) Service Delivery
14 14 (4.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.24%) SQL
2 44 (12.98%) C#
3 28 (8.26%) T-SQL
4 24 (7.08%) PowerShell
5 23 (6.78%) JavaScript
6 22 (6.49%) C
7 13 (3.83%) Perl
7 13 (3.83%) Python
8 11 (3.24%) VBA
9 9 (2.65%) Java
9 9 (2.65%) PHP
10 8 (2.36%) VB
10 8 (2.36%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.47%) VBScript
12 4 (1.18%) XPath
13 3 (0.88%) C++
13 3 (0.88%) Scala
14 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.59%) Groovy
14 2 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (21.53%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 27 (7.96%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.65%) Degree
6 8 (2.36%) MCSE
7 7 (2.06%) MCITP
8 5 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.88%) APMP
9 3 (0.88%) MCSA
10 2 (0.59%) CCNA
10 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.59%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.59%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.59%) MCPD
10 2 (0.59%) MCSD
10 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.29%) CIPD
11 1 (0.29%) CISMP
11 1 (0.29%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.90%) SLA
2 7 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.47%) QA
4 4 (1.18%) GxP
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 62 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.06%) XenApp
4 6 (1.77%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.88%) Docker
5 3 (0.88%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.88%) LXC
5 3 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (5.01%) SCCM
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.88%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.59%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.59%) Nagios
4 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 242 (71.39%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.26%) Oracle
3 25 (7.37%) Citrix
4 22 (6.49%) VMware
5 13 (3.83%) SAP
6 12 (3.54%) Cisco
7 9 (2.65%) Apple
8 8 (2.36%) HP
9 7 (2.06%) IBM
9 7 (2.06%) Remedy
9 7 (2.06%) Sophos
10 6 (1.77%) Tableau
11 5 (1.47%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.18%) Dell
12 4 (1.18%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.88%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.88%) Lotus
13 3 (0.88%) Toshiba
13 3 (0.88%) Verint
14 2 (0.59%) ESRI
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LA International
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
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Spring Technology
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Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Computer People
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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