The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.83% 5.26% 2.53%
As % of the Applications category 53.33% 68.75% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +6.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
MS Excel
East of England

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

Applications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.18% 7.66% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 12
Average daily rate £400 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Ipswich +3 4 £300 +20.00% 4
Bury St Edmunds +1 2 £400 +23.07% 2
Newmarket - - - - 1
Stowmarket - - - -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Sophos
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) MCP
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) iPad
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Support Assistant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Assistant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Assistant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) Sophos
2 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £430 per day
Posted: 12 days ago