The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Suffolk region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.01% 2.68% 7.54%
As % of the Applications category 65.52% 36.36% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
29 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.70% 7.38% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Average daily rate £450 £405 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +40.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £380 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £424 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £14.02 £10.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.52% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £10.10 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £14.10 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS Excel
East of England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -6 6 £450 - 2
Lowestoft - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) .NET
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) SharePoint
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (28.13%) C#
7 8 (25.00%) CRM
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
8 7 (21.88%) Degree
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (21.88%) XML
8 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 6 (18.75%) MCITP
9 6 (18.75%) WCF
10 5 (15.63%) Workflow
10 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
10 5 (15.63%) TDD
10 5 (15.63%) Migration
10 5 (15.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (15.63%) ETL
10 5 (15.63%) SOAP
10 5 (15.63%) Web Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
3 5 (15.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
1 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) PSTN
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) QlikView
4 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Developer
3 7 (21.88%) CRM Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Support Technician
5 5 (15.63%) Field Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
6 4 (12.50%) Coordinator
6 4 (12.50%) QA Leader
7 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Business Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) WCF
4 5 (15.63%) SOAP
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (9.38%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (3.13%) WPF
7 1 (3.13%) XSLT
7 1 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) CRM
3 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Workflow
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) ETL
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
5 4 (12.50%) MVVM
5 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) MCITP
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCIE
3 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 2 (6.25%) CCIP
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
Suffolk
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago