The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 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 Taunton 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 31 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.42% 1.92% 1.96%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 16.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.98 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -6.37%
Applications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
14 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.48% 11.54% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
Average daily rate £406 - £349
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 - £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.29 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
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MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Taunton region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Taunton region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Test Management
4 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (30.00%) Service Management
7 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (25.00%) SAP
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) ISEB
8 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (25.00%) assyst
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (25.00%) CMDB
9 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (20.00%) SCCM
9 4 (20.00%) Operations Management
9 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
9 4 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (20.00%) Citrix
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
9 4 (20.00%) MS Office

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Ingres
2 1 (5.00%) DTS
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) CMDB
2 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Test Management
2 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (20.00%) Operations Management
5 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VB
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
1 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCP
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) Altiris
5 2 (10.00%) Nortel
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) HP