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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.04% 3.26% 14.29%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 75.00% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate £500 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
MS Excel
Somerset

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
4 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.16% 4.35% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 15
Average daily rate £444 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £310 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £310 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

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 14 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) DataStage
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) DataStage
2 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) VMware