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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 176 202 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.37% 6.64% 7.05%
As % of the Applications category 49.16% 50.50% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 92 69
Average daily rate
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£295 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £135 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 36
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £23.20 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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
358 400 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.95% 13.16% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 171 150
Average daily rate £275 £320 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £143 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 59 78
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 £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.40 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +32 60 £305 +7.96% 22
Hertfordshire -5 50 £300 +44.57% 36
Essex -17 29 £350 -6.66% 12
Bedfordshire +9 26 £225 -37.93% 14
Suffolk -2 11 £425 +47.82% 14
Norfolk -6 6 £180 -32.07% 4
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 224 (66.47%) Microsoft
2 137 (40.65%) MS Office
3 134 (39.76%) Windows
4 92 (27.30%) Active Directory
5 67 (19.88%) SQL
6 66 (19.58%) Finance
7 62 (18.40%) ITIL
8 55 (16.32%) Project Management
9 54 (16.02%) MS PowerPoint
10 49 (14.54%) Citrix
11 42 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (12.46%) Windows 7
12 38 (11.28%) SharePoint
13 36 (10.68%) Oracle
14 35 (10.39%) MS Visio
15 33 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (8.90%) Blackberry
17 30 (8.90%) SQL Server
18 28 (8.31%) Requirements Analysis
19 26 (7.72%) VMware
20 25 (7.42%) Telecoms
20 25 (7.42%) Linux
20 25 (7.42%) DNS
21 24 (7.12%) IIS
22 23 (6.82%) .NET
23 21 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
23 21 (6.23%) DHCP
24 20 (5.93%) ERP
24 20 (5.93%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 38 (11.28%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.12%) IIS
3 16 (4.75%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.56%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (2.97%) Lync
5 10 (2.97%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (1.78%) CMS
7 6 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.59%) Apache
11 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.59%) Confluence
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 137 (40.65%) MS Office
2 54 (16.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 35 (10.39%) MS Visio
4 20 (5.93%) MS Project
5 3 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.59%) Mingle
6 2 (0.59%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (3.56%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (3.26%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.08%) Tridion
4 4 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.59%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.30%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.08%) Office 365
2 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.19%) PaaS
4 2 (0.59%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Taleo
5 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.42%) DNS
2 21 (6.23%) DHCP
3 12 (3.56%) VPN
3 12 (3.56%) Internet
4 10 (2.97%) LDAP
4 10 (2.97%) SAN
5 8 (2.37%) LAN
5 8 (2.37%) WAN
6 7 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (1.78%) FTP
8 5 (1.48%) LTE
8 5 (1.48%) 3G
8 5 (1.48%) 2G
8 5 (1.48%) Wireless
8 5 (1.48%) VoIP
8 5 (1.48%) 4G
9 4 (1.19%) PBX
9 4 (1.19%) Firewall
9 4 (1.19%) Network Security
10 3 (0.89%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.86%) QlikView
4 10 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.67%) Snowflake Schema
5 9 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.37%) MS Access
7 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.08%) Star Schema
7 7 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.78%) MySQL
8 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.48%) FileMaker
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.89%) OLAP
10 3 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.67%) JIRA
2 4 (1.19%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.89%) Ant
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) MSI
4 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 66 (19.58%) Finance
2 25 (7.42%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.56%) Law
4 11 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.97%) Retail
6 8 (2.37%) Marketing
7 7 (2.08%) Legal
8 3 (0.89%) Local Government
8 3 (0.89%) French Language
8 3 (0.89%) German Language
8 3 (0.89%) Publishing
9 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) Electronics
9 2 (0.59%) Billing
9 2 (0.59%) Banking
10 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 137 (40.65%) Analyst
2 44 (13.06%) Service Analyst
3 42 (12.46%) Service Desk Analyst
4 31 (9.20%) Developer
4 31 (9.20%) Support Analyst
5 21 (6.23%) Administrator
5 21 (6.23%) Support Engineer
6 19 (5.64%) Help Desk Analyst
6 19 (5.64%) Project Manager
7 15 (4.45%) Architect
8 14 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (3.86%) Consultant
10 12 (3.56%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.56%) IT Support
10 12 (3.56%) Team Leader
11 11 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (2.97%) Data Analyst
13 8 (2.37%) Desktop Support
14 7 (2.08%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.08%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.82%) .NET
2 15 (4.45%) Web Services
3 13 (3.86%) XML
4 6 (1.78%) J2EE
5 5 (1.48%) HTML
6 4 (1.19%) ODBC
6 4 (1.19%) SOAP
6 4 (1.19%) Middleware
6 4 (1.19%) WCF
6 4 (1.19%) HTML5
7 3 (0.89%) Ajax
7 3 (0.89%) XACML
7 3 (0.89%) SPML
7 3 (0.89%) OpenID
7 3 (0.89%) OAuth
7 3 (0.89%) MDX
7 3 (0.89%) JAX-WS
7 3 (0.89%) TopLink
7 3 (0.89%) CSS
7 3 (0.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.90%) Blackberry
3 18 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.86%) Visualisation
5 9 (2.67%) NHS
6 7 (2.08%) iPhone
6 7 (2.08%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.78%) Clustering
7 6 (1.78%) iPad
8 5 (1.48%) PMI
8 5 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.19%) BYOD
9 4 (1.19%) IVR
9 4 (1.19%) AS400
9 4 (1.19%) iSeries
9 4 (1.19%) SecurID
10 3 (0.89%) PKI
10 3 (0.89%) Statistics
10 3 (0.89%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 134 (39.76%) Windows
2 42 (12.46%) Windows 7
3 25 (7.42%) Linux
4 19 (5.64%) Windows XP
5 18 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.45%) UNIX
7 14 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.26%) Solaris
10 8 (2.37%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.08%) Debian
12 4 (1.19%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.89%) Android
13 3 (0.89%) AIX
14 2 (0.59%) HPUX
14 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.30%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.40%) ITIL
2 55 (16.32%) Project Management
3 42 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (8.31%) Requirements Analysis
6 20 (5.93%) ERP
6 20 (5.93%) PRINCE2
7 18 (5.34%) Change Management
7 18 (5.34%) Incident Management
7 18 (5.34%) Document Management
8 17 (5.04%) ETL
8 17 (5.04%) E-Commerce
9 16 (4.75%) Migration
9 16 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (4.75%) Data Analysis
10 14 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (3.86%) Analytics
12 12 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (3.26%) Validation
13 11 (3.26%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 67 (19.88%) SQL
2 20 (5.93%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.15%) C#
4 10 (2.97%) Java
4 10 (2.97%) VBA
5 8 (2.37%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.08%) VB
7 6 (1.78%) C++
8 5 (1.48%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.48%) Perl
8 5 (1.48%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.19%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.89%) VBScript
11 2 (0.59%) C
11 2 (0.59%) PHP
11 2 (0.59%) VB6
12 1 (0.30%) Ruby
12 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.45%) Degree
4 10 (2.97%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.08%) MCSE
5 7 (2.08%) MCP
5 7 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.48%) PMP
7 4 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.89%) MCDST
8 3 (0.89%) MCSA
8 3 (0.89%) ISEB
8 3 (0.89%) CISSP
9 2 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.59%) MCPD
9 2 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.34%) SLA
2 16 (4.75%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 92 (27.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.37%) Terminal Server
4 6 (1.78%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.19%) XenApp
6 3 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (3.26%) SCCM
2 8 (2.37%) OpenView
2 8 (2.37%) SCOM
3 6 (1.78%) OVSD
4 3 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) WSUS
6 1 (0.30%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 224 (66.47%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.54%) Citrix
3 36 (10.68%) Oracle
4 26 (7.72%) VMware
5 17 (5.04%) SAP
6 16 (4.75%) HP
7 13 (3.86%) Tableau
8 10 (2.97%) IBM
8 10 (2.97%) Lotus
9 9 (2.67%) Cisco
10 8 (2.37%) McAfee
11 7 (2.08%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.78%) Adobe
13 5 (1.48%) Remedy
14 4 (1.19%) Verint
14 4 (1.19%) BMC
14 4 (1.19%) Dell
14 4 (1.19%) Symantec
14 4 (1.19%) Akamai
15 3 (0.89%) Panasonic
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Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Rate: £25,000 to £30,000 (Pro Rata)
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Venn Group
Rate: £175 - £200 Per Day Dependent Upon Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Peterborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £13.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Blue Town Online
Rate: £30178 - £35662 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £430 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago