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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.17% 4.02% 4.44%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 36.36% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£306 £475 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.52% +90.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £475 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £475 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.88 £14.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.10
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
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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
30 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 13.89% 11.06% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 14
Average daily rate £275 £410 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +74.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.94 £14.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 November 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 27 November 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 (55.88%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Windows
4 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
5 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 9 (26.47%) ITIL
6 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
7 8 (23.53%) Data Management
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (23.53%) QA
7 8 (23.53%) MS Office
7 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
7 8 (23.53%) SAS
8 7 (20.59%) Software Packaging
9 6 (17.65%) Predictive Analytics
9 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
9 6 (17.65%) Analytics
9 6 (17.65%) Time Series Analysis
10 5 (14.71%) Banking
10 5 (14.71%) MCP
11 4 (11.76%) MS Access
11 4 (11.76%) Finance
11 4 (11.76%) VMware
11 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
12 3 (8.82%) Relational Database

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (32.35%) SharePoint
2 8 (23.53%) SAS
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) DOC1
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.76%) MS Access
4 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) QlikView
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Business Data Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
7 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Software Packaging
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (26.47%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Data Management
4 6 (17.65%) Predictive Analytics
4 6 (17.65%) Analytics
4 6 (17.65%) Time Series Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Workflow
7 2 (5.88%) Document Management
7 2 (5.88%) Information Governance
7 2 (5.88%) Information Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.94%) Change Control
8 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCP
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) VCDX
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.94%) Teradata
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Juniper
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) HP