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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 7.41% 9.06% 1.66%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 60.98% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £415 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +88.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £15.73 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +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
56 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.74% 14.86% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 10 10
Average daily rate £350 £222 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.46% -25.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £15.73 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 19 (48.72%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) Finance
3 16 (41.03%) MS Project
4 14 (35.90%) MS Office
4 14 (35.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (28.21%) MS Visio
6 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (25.64%) Windows
6 10 (25.64%) VMware
6 10 (25.64%) Banking
6 10 (25.64%) Data Management
6 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (20.51%) Data Quality
7 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
7 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
7 8 (20.51%) SAS
7 8 (20.51%) SAN
8 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
8 7 (17.95%) ETL
8 7 (17.95%) LAN
9 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) Migration
9 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 6 (15.38%) WLAN
9 6 (15.38%) Informatica
9 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
10 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (12.82%) NAS
10 5 (12.82%) SaaS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (20.51%) SAS
1 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Documentum
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) MS Project
2 14 (35.90%) MS Office
2 14 (35.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (28.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.56%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (2.56%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.82%) SaaS
1 5 (12.82%) PaaS
1 5 (12.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 7 (17.95%) LAN
3 6 (15.38%) WLAN
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.82%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) VLAN
4 5 (12.82%) NAS
4 5 (12.82%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.82%) PowerCenter
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) MS Access
4 3 (7.69%) QlikView
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) DB2
6 1 (2.56%) OLAP
6 1 (2.56%) EDMS
6 1 (2.56%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.56%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.13%) Toad
1 2 (5.13%) ERwin
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) MSTest
2 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Billing
5 2 (5.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Data Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Informatica Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.56%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.56%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Statistics
3 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
3 3 (7.69%) Data Extraction
4 2 (5.13%) EPoS
5 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.56%) PDA
5 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) zOS
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Data Management
2 7 (17.95%) ETL
3 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.38%) Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) ETL Development
4 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Change Control
6 3 (7.69%) Data Governance
6 3 (7.69%) Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Time Series Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) vMotion
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Informatica
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) Teradata
6 3 (7.69%) SAP
7 2 (5.13%) CA
7 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) Sybase
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix
8 1 (2.56%) Adobe
8 1 (2.56%) OpenText