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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.29% 7.10% 7.77%
As % of the Applications category 88.89% 61.90% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £260 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £394 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.66%
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
18 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.33% 11.48% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 12
Average daily rate £425 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £263 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £14.66 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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
Ipswich -2 2 £550 - 3
Stowmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (71.88%) .NET
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (53.13%) C#
4 17 (53.13%) Windows
5 16 (50.00%) CRM
5 16 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 16 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
8 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (37.50%) WCF
9 11 (34.38%) Degree
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (34.38%) Workflow
10 10 (31.25%) MCITP
11 9 (28.13%) TDD
11 9 (28.13%) SQL
11 9 (28.13%) SOAP
11 9 (28.13%) Web Services
11 9 (28.13%) XML
12 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
12 8 (25.00%) Finance
12 8 (25.00%) MVVM
12 8 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
12 8 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
14 6 (18.75%) MVC
15 5 (15.63%) Migration
15 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 16 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) QlikView
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) CRM Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Developer
4 9 (28.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (12.50%) QA Leader
5 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
5 4 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Field Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Technician
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) WCF
3 9 (28.13%) SOAP
3 9 (28.13%) Web Services
3 9 (28.13%) XML
4 8 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 8 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.38%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (3.13%) HTML5
7 1 (3.13%) WPF
7 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) CRM
3 11 (34.38%) Workflow
4 9 (28.13%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (25.00%) MVVM
6 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
7 6 (18.75%) MVC
8 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
8 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Coaching
10 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
11 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (6.25%) Data Management
11 2 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
11 2 (6.25%) Document Management
11 2 (6.25%) UML
11 2 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 10 (31.25%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) CCIE
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) CCIP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago