The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 184 196 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.67% 6.60% 7.35%
As % of the Applications category 48.94% 48.76% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 83 76
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £116 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 37
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -32.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
MS Excel
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
376 402 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.63% 13.53% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 159 154
Average daily rate £298 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £137 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 79 72
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.63 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +35 61 £300 -25.00% 29
Hertfordshire -10 51 £225 +18.42% 36
Essex -15 38 £388 +2.64% 14
Bedfordshire +12 22 £213 -39.28% 14
Suffolk +10 12 £400 +6.66% 6
Norfolk -15 6 £155 - 5
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 221 (65.19%) Microsoft
2 138 (40.71%) MS Office
3 137 (40.41%) Windows
4 93 (27.43%) Active Directory
5 65 (19.17%) Finance
6 63 (18.58%) SQL
7 58 (17.11%) ITIL
8 52 (15.34%) Citrix
8 52 (15.34%) Project Management
8 52 (15.34%) MS PowerPoint
9 46 (13.57%) Windows 7
10 42 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (10.91%) SharePoint
12 35 (10.32%) SQL Server
13 34 (10.03%) Blackberry
14 33 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (9.73%) Oracle
15 29 (8.55%) MS Visio
15 29 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (7.96%) VMware
17 25 (7.37%) Telecoms
17 25 (7.37%) IIS
17 25 (7.37%) .NET
17 25 (7.37%) DNS
18 24 (7.08%) Incident Management
18 24 (7.08%) Requirements Analysis
19 23 (6.78%) MS Project
20 22 (6.49%) Linux
20 22 (6.49%) Document Management
21 21 (6.19%) PowerShell

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 37 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 25 (7.37%) IIS
3 14 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (3.83%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.65%) IBM Notes
6 8 (2.36%) Lync
7 7 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.77%) CMS
9 5 (1.47%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.59%) Apache
12 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.59%) SAS
12 2 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.59%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 138 (40.71%) MS Office
2 52 (15.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (8.55%) MS Visio
4 23 (6.78%) MS Project
5 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.59%) Mingle
7 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (3.24%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (2.95%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (2.06%) Tridion
5 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.59%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.59%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) Office 365
2 4 (1.18%) PaaS
2 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.37%) DNS
2 21 (6.19%) DHCP
3 12 (3.54%) LDAP
3 12 (3.54%) VPN
3 12 (3.54%) Internet
4 11 (3.24%) SAN
5 7 (2.06%) LAN
5 7 (2.06%) WAN
6 6 (1.77%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (1.77%) LTE
7 5 (1.47%) Wireless
7 5 (1.47%) Firewall
7 5 (1.47%) FTP
8 4 (1.18%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.18%) 4G
8 4 (1.18%) PABX
8 4 (1.18%) PBX
8 4 (1.18%) 3GPP
8 4 (1.18%) VoIP
8 4 (1.18%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.24%) QlikView
4 10 (2.95%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.36%) MS Access
5 8 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.06%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.77%) MySQL
7 6 (1.77%) Snowflake Schema
7 6 (1.77%) Star Schema
7 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.47%) FileMaker
8 5 (1.47%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (2.65%) JIRA
2 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.18%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.88%) Ant
4 2 (0.59%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.29%) MSI
5 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 65 (19.17%) Finance
2 25 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.42%) Law
4 12 (3.54%) Retail
5 11 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.65%) Marketing
7 8 (2.36%) Legal
8 3 (0.88%) French Language
8 3 (0.88%) German Language
8 3 (0.88%) Local Government
8 3 (0.88%) Publishing
9 2 (0.59%) Electronics
9 2 (0.59%) Automotive
9 2 (0.59%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 142 (41.89%) Analyst
2 47 (13.86%) Service Analyst
3 45 (13.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 35 (10.32%) Support Analyst
5 32 (9.44%) Developer
6 24 (7.08%) Help Desk Analyst
7 21 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 21 (6.19%) Administrator
8 19 (5.60%) Project Manager
9 17 (5.01%) Architect
10 14 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (3.83%) Data Analyst
12 12 (3.54%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.54%) IT Support
13 11 (3.24%) Consultant
14 10 (2.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support
16 7 (2.06%) Agile Business Analyst
16 7 (2.06%) Linux Engineer
16 7 (2.06%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.37%) .NET
2 17 (5.01%) Web Services
3 15 (4.42%) XML
4 6 (1.77%) J2EE
4 6 (1.77%) WCF
5 5 (1.47%) Middleware
6 4 (1.18%) OpenID
6 4 (1.18%) SOAP
6 4 (1.18%) HTML
6 4 (1.18%) ODBC
6 4 (1.18%) SAML
6 4 (1.18%) OAuth
6 4 (1.18%) XACML
6 4 (1.18%) SPML
7 3 (0.88%) JAX-WS
7 3 (0.88%) Ajax
7 3 (0.88%) TopLink
7 3 (0.88%) CSS
7 3 (0.88%) XHTML
7 3 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.03%) Blackberry
2 29 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.90%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.54%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.06%) iPhone
6 6 (1.77%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.47%) Statistics
7 5 (1.47%) NHS
7 5 (1.47%) PMI
7 5 (1.47%) iPad
7 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.18%) Kindle
8 4 (1.18%) AS400
8 4 (1.18%) IVR
8 4 (1.18%) Clustering
8 4 (1.18%) PKI
8 4 (1.18%) iSeries
9 3 (0.88%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.88%) SecurID
9 3 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 137 (40.41%) Windows
2 46 (13.57%) Windows 7
3 22 (6.49%) Linux
4 18 (5.31%) Windows XP
5 16 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (4.13%) UNIX
7 12 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.36%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.36%) Solaris
9 8 (2.36%) Debian
10 7 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.18%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.88%) AIX
13 2 (0.59%) HPUX
13 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.11%) ITIL
2 52 (15.34%) Project Management
3 42 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (7.08%) Incident Management
5 24 (7.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 22 (6.49%) Document Management
7 21 (6.19%) Change Management
8 20 (5.90%) PRINCE2
9 18 (5.31%) Data Analysis
9 18 (5.31%) Migration
9 18 (5.31%) E-Commerce
10 17 (5.01%) ERP
11 16 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (4.42%) CRM
12 15 (4.42%) ETL
13 13 (3.83%) Analytics
14 12 (3.54%) B2C
15 11 (3.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 63 (18.58%) SQL
2 21 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.13%) C#
4 8 (2.36%) Java
4 8 (2.36%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.06%) VB
5 7 (2.06%) VBA
6 6 (1.77%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.47%) C++
8 4 (1.18%) Perl
9 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.88%) VBScript
9 3 (0.88%) C
9 3 (0.88%) Python
10 2 (0.59%) VC++
10 2 (0.59%) PHP
10 2 (0.59%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.59%) VB6
11 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (5.60%) Degree
2 17 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.65%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.06%) MCSE
6 6 (1.77%) MCP
6 6 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.18%) PMP
8 4 (1.18%) CISSP
9 3 (0.88%) MCDST
9 3 (0.88%) ISEB
10 2 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.59%) MCSA
10 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.59%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.59%) MCPD
11 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.01%) SLA
2 13 (3.83%) QA
3 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) JTAG
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 93 (27.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.65%) Terminal Server
4 6 (1.77%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.29%) XenApp
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (3.24%) SCCM
2 7 (2.06%) SCOM
2 7 (2.06%) OpenView
3 6 (1.77%) OVSD
4 3 (0.88%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) WSUS
6 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 221 (65.19%) Microsoft
2 52 (15.34%) Citrix
3 33 (9.73%) Oracle
4 27 (7.96%) VMware
5 18 (5.31%) SAP
6 12 (3.54%) HP
7 11 (3.24%) IBM
7 11 (3.24%) Tableau
8 10 (2.95%) Cisco
9 9 (2.65%) Lotus
10 8 (2.36%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.06%) McAfee
12 4 (1.18%) Verint
12 4 (1.18%) Akamai
12 4 (1.18%) BMC
12 4 (1.18%) Dell
12 4 (1.18%) Adobe
12 4 (1.18%) Symantec
12 4 (1.18%) Remedy
12 4 (1.18%) CheckPoint
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