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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.68% 9.79% 4.76%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 85.19% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
20 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.58% 11.49% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 8
Average daily rate £360 £450 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £380 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £513 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 - £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +4 7 £350 -30.00%
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £350 - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (28.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) MS Office
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) WCF
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (16.00%) Workflow
7 4 (16.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (12.00%) MCSE
8 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
8 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) MVVM
9 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.00%) WCF
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.00%) WPF
6 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) CRM
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Workflow
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) MVVM
3 3 (12.00%) SOA
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) UML
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Kanban
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCSE
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) MCPD
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSD
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) MCDST
4 1 (4.00%) MCTS
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) McAfee
3 1 (4.00%) Sophos
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (4.00%) Panasonic
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Avaya