The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.19% 3.85% -
As % of the Applications category 27.27% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Applications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.03% 13.46% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate £414 £349 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% +18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £349 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £349 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Test Management
5 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) Service Management
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (25.00%) CMDB
7 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (25.00%) assyst
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (25.00%) ISEB
7 5 (25.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (25.00%) SAP
8 4 (20.00%) Internet
8 4 (20.00%) Change Management
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) MS Office
8 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (20.00%) Operations Management
8 4 (20.00%) SCCM
8 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
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%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
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%) Ingres
2 1 (5.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) 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%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) CMDB
2 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Test Management
2 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (20.00%) Operations Management
5 4 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) R
2 1 (5.00%) VB6
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Nortel
5 2 (10.00%) Altiris
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos