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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 27 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.01% 4.15% 1.31%
As % of the Applications category 22.22% 31.43% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £200 £353 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.26% -18.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +118.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.08 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.82% -15.15%  

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 9 35 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 4.55% 13.21% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 16
Median daily rate £341 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £1,438 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +4.61% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 6
Median hourly rate £15.78 £35.00 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.92% +119.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year - +7.20%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) PowerPivot
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (20.00%) Power BI
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

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 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) PowerPivot
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
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