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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.18% 4.71% 2.11%
As % of the Applications category 45.45% 44.83% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £189
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +138.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £390 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
22 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.40% 10.51% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 7
Average daily rate £300 £313 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.13 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.78% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £9.63 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.30 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 +13 9 £375 -16.66%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £400 - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (13.33%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) MCPD
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (6.67%) NHS Information Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Project Office Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) UML
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) MVVM
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCPD
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint