The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 11 8 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 8.46% 10.08% 2.29%
As % of the Applications category 73.33% 70.59% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Median daily rate £438 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.80 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.30% +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 Ipswich with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15 17 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 11.54% 14.29% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 3
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year - +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Ipswich

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Ipswich over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Ipswich

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Ipswich

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) PMO
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) MS Project Server
6 3 (21.43%) Critical Path Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) MS Project
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) CRM
7 2 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) Dell
7 2 (14.29%) EMC
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Programme Planner
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Rollout Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Rollout Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior PMO
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Planner
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Telephony Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) EMC
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Planview
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Samsung