The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.29% 6.33% 9.46%
As % of the Applications category 80.77% 45.45% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 7
Average daily rate
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£443 £335 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.08% +59.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £178 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £384 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.44 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
26 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 11.50% 13.92% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 9
Average daily rate £475 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) MS Office
3 10 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 10 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) MS Project
5 8 (26.67%) Banking
5 8 (26.67%) Data Management
6 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (23.33%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) ETL
7 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
7 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) Informatica
9 4 (13.33%) PowerCenter
9 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (13.33%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
9 4 (13.33%) .NET
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) Teradata
10 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (10.00%) Content Management
10 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Office
2 10 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 10 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (26.67%) MS Project
4 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.33%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.33%) FTP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) PowerCenter
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) MS Access
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
5 1 (3.33%) OLAP
5 1 (3.33%) EDMS
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (3.33%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) MSTest
4 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Trac
4 1 (3.33%) Toad
4 1 (3.33%) ERwin
4 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Private Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Informatica Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XSLT
3 1 (3.33%) MDX
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Video Editing
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.33%) Social Network
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.33%) PDA
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) zOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Data Management
2 6 (20.00%) ETL
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Document Management
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Informatica
3 3 (10.00%) Remedy
3 3 (10.00%) Teradata
3 3 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (10.00%) Akamai
3 3 (10.00%) ForgeRock
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) OpenText
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Google