The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Suffolk / Bury St Edmunds
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds 11.11% 31.25% 25.00%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £288 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.34% +4.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bury St Edmunds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bury St Edmunds 11.11% 31.25% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £288 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.35% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Bury St Edmunds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bury St Edmunds citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Bury St Edmunds

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Excel in Bury St Edmunds.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Bury St Edmunds

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel in Bury St Edmunds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Bury St Edmunds

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bury St Edmunds region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) DTS
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) DTS
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware