The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 15 9 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 8.47% 10.22% 3.24%
As % of the Applications category 78.95% 73.08% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 2
Median daily rate £425 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £390
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 £14.50 £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 Suffolk with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 19 26 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 10.73% 13.98% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Suffolk

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Suffolk over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Suffolk

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Suffolk

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Ipswich -4 11 £438 +25.00% 4
Bury St Edmunds 0 1 £288 -31.34% 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) MS Office
3 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) PMO
4 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
4 5 (21.74%) EMC VNX
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 5 (21.74%) High Availability
4 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Dell
4 5 (21.74%) EMC
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (17.39%) MS Project Server
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) MS Project
5 4 (17.39%) Office 365
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (17.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) DTS
2 2 (8.70%) Looker
2 2 (8.70%) Power BI
2 2 (8.70%) QlikView
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) Star Schema
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Law
1 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Programme Planner
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Report Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Planner
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Rollout Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Rollout Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior PMO
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
1 5 (21.74%) EMC VNX
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (21.74%) High Availability
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Critical Path Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (21.74%) vSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Dell
2 5 (21.74%) EMC
2 5 (21.74%) HP
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Planview
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Samsung