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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 25 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 23 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.58% 1.79% 1.42%
As % of the Applications category 56.10% 15.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£415 £220 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.73 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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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
41 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 15.30% 11.90% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 19
Average daily rate £222 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.90% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £293 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £357 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.73 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 13 (37.14%) Windows XP
3 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
5 11 (31.43%) Software Packaging
6 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 9 (25.71%) Data Management
8 8 (22.86%) MS Office
8 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (20.00%) QA
10 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (17.14%) SAS
10 6 (17.14%) MCP
11 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.29%) Data Quality
12 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
12 4 (11.43%) Analytics
12 4 (11.43%) Predictive Analytics
12 4 (11.43%) Time Series Analysis
12 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
12 4 (11.43%) Finance
12 4 (11.43%) MCSE
13 3 (8.57%) LAN
13 3 (8.57%) Cisco
13 3 (8.57%) WAN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) SAS
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) VLAN
2 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Business Data Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support
6 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Project Office Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) PMI
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows XP
3 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Data Management
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) Time Series Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Document Management
8 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.86%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) Service Management
8 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.86%) Change Control
8 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) MCP
3 4 (11.43%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) VCDX
5 1 (2.86%) APMP
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
2 5 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Teradata
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Avaya
3 1 (2.86%) Juniper
3 1 (2.86%) NetApp