Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 21 November 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 39 49
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 13 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.08% 1.91% 0.22%
As % of the Applications category 37.14% 29.03% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Suffolk median daily rate £385 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% - -
East of England median daily rate £308 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -5.38% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Suffolk median hourly rate - £14.73 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.11% -
East of England median hourly rate £17.42 £20.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year -12.91% +50.94% -33.75%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 35 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 10.97% 6.60% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 5
Suffolk median daily rate £345 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -23.08%
10th Percentile £92 £163 £137
90th Percentile £430 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year +4.00% -2.34% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Suffolk median hourly rate £11.48 £12.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.29% -5.77% -18.11%
10th Percentile £10.96 £9.16 £11.45
90th Percentile £12.01 £15.09 £14.70
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -9.09%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Suffolk

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Suffolk

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Suffolk

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Ipswich +9 12 £395 -13.42% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £375 - 1
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (61.54%) MS Visio
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) CAPA
4 4 (30.77%) PDCA
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Internal Audit
4 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
4 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) PDM
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) DTS
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (23.08%) GDPR
5 3 (23.08%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (23.08%) Huawei
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (61.54%) MS Visio
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DTS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) IT Manager
2 5 (38.46%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Email Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) GDPR Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) CAPA
1 4 (30.77%) Internal Audit
1 4 (30.77%) PDCA
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) PDM
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) BPMN
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Office Automation
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Huawei
3 1 (7.69%) Planview