Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 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.

Microsoft Excel
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 26 68
Rank change year-on-year -15 +42 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 10 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.14% 5.06% 1.38%
As % of the Applications category 27.03% 60.00% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Somerset median daily rate £325 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +31.15% -0.81%
10th Percentile £131 £278 £212
90th Percentile £392 £417 £333
South West median daily rate £338 £339 £363
% change year-on-year -0.30% -6.62% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Somerset median hourly rate £16.79 £38.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.82% +192.31% -18.65%
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 37 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.91% 8.44% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 20
Somerset median daily rate £225 £375 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.93% +32.74% -5.83%
10th Percentile £137 £150 £103
90th Percentile £481 £419 £385
South West median daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 5
Somerset median hourly rate £20.15 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.99% +8.57% +163.36%
10th Percentile £15.90 £15.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £33.53 £43.00 £44.47
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.55% +57.14% +16.09%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Somerset

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Somerset

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Somerset

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Somerset

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -3 7 £250 -37.50% 4
Yeovil -1 2 - - 2
Taunton - 1 £352 - 1
Microsoft Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (30.00%) PMO
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Data Deduplication
5 1 (10.00%) GDPR
5 1 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) SAP

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) PMO Planner
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PMO Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management Office Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Office Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Deduplication
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau