Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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.

Microsoft Excel
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 32 58
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 13 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.88% 3.34% 2.07%
As % of the Applications category 37.14% 30.36% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 11
Somerset median daily rate £286 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.58% +0.69% +20.83%
10th Percentile £206 £263 £281
90th Percentile £308 £1,846 £435
South West median daily rate £300 £310 £350
% change year-on-year -3.23% -11.43% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Somerset median hourly rate - £13.72 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.42% +155.26%
South West median hourly rate £14.25 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -43.00% -9.09% +44.74%

Microsoft 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 Somerset with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 35 56 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 7.76% 11.00% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 32
Somerset median daily rate £295 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.24% +4.62% +6.56%
10th Percentile £157 £215 £151
90th Percentile £436 £693 £437
South West median daily rate £328 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +3.97% -9.94% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 8
Somerset median hourly rate £15.78 £29.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +141.67% +23.08%
10th Percentile £14.95 £10.95 £9.50
90th Percentile £16.60 £38.75 £22.03
South West median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.00% +51.52% +6.45%

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 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 24 July 2017. 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 0 8 £286 -21.58%
Taunton -11 3 £303 - 1
Microsoft Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VBA
3 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) PMO
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (7.69%) Power BI
8 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
8 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (7.69%) Kanban
8 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (7.69%) SAP
8 1 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Power BI
2 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Commercial Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) PMO Planner
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Product Owner
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Product Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Product Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP PI Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum Product Owner
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) VBA
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP