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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.02% 4.29% 1.76%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 50.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
4 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.03% 8.57% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 14
Average daily rate £204 £268 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.83% -26.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £151 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £378 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.63 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.83% +5.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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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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 -4 1 £300 +140.00% 6
Lowestoft - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Stowmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) CRM
4 8 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) Workflow
6 6 (42.86%) WCF
7 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) XML
8 4 (28.57%) SOAP
8 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (28.57%) Degree
8 4 (28.57%) MCITP
8 4 (28.57%) TDD
8 4 (28.57%) MVVM
8 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (28.57%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (21.43%) Advertising
9 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (14.29%) Sophos

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) CRM Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Support Assistant
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Assistant
4 2 (14.29%) IT Assistant
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Project Support Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) WCF
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) Reactive Extensions
4 4 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) CRM
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) MVVM
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Document Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Sophos
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
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