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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 200 186 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.11% 6.72% 6.55%
As % of the Applications category 58.14% 48.82% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 82
Median daily rate £350 £305 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £434 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 33 26
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
344 381 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.96% 13.77% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 176 162
Median daily rate £335 £298 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 79 78
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £11.75 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +15 78 £300 -25.00% 14
Hertfordshire +2 42 £350 +27.27% 23
Cambridgeshire -6 38 £325 +8.33% 14
Bedfordshire -2 17 £450 +111.76% 15
Suffolk +1 13 £350 -12.50% 4
Norfolk +7 12 £369 +137.90% 3
East Anglia - 1 - -
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 232 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 161 (43.75%) MS Office
3 155 (42.12%) Windows
4 108 (29.35%) Active Directory
5 93 (25.27%) Windows 7
6 92 (25.00%) Finance
7 80 (21.74%) Citrix
8 67 (18.21%) ITIL
9 64 (17.39%) SQL
10 62 (16.85%) Incident Management
11 54 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (14.40%) SQL Server
13 50 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (11.96%) Document Management
15 41 (11.14%) .NET
16 40 (10.87%) Blackberry
17 39 (10.60%) CRM
17 39 (10.60%) MS PowerPoint
18 38 (10.33%) Law
19 37 (10.05%) Project Management
20 33 (8.97%) SharePoint
21 32 (8.70%) MS Project
21 32 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
22 31 (8.42%) C#
22 31 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
23 30 (8.15%) MS Exchange
24 27 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
24 27 (7.34%) Migration
25 26 (7.07%) PRINCE2
26 25 (6.79%) MS Visio

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 30 (8.15%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.99%) IIS
5 9 (2.45%) JBoss
6 7 (1.90%) IBM Domino
6 7 (1.90%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.63%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.09%) Apache
8 4 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.82%) Confluence
9 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.54%) CMS
10 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.54%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.54%) Jetty
10 2 (0.54%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.54%) Mule
10 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 161 (43.75%) MS Office
2 39 (10.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (8.70%) MS Project
4 25 (6.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.09%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 31 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.36%) Primavera
4 2 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.27%) assyst
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.71%) Office 365
2 8 (2.17%) SaaS
3 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.82%) Yammer
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.54%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.54%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.99%) DNS
2 8 (2.17%) DHCP
3 6 (1.63%) Firewall
3 6 (1.63%) LAN
3 6 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.63%) WAN
4 5 (1.36%) LDAP
5 4 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (1.09%) Internet
5 4 (1.09%) NetScaler
5 4 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.09%) WebEx
6 2 (0.54%) Intranet
6 2 (0.54%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.54%) IPsec
6 2 (0.54%) SAN
6 2 (0.54%) Skype
6 2 (0.54%) SSL
6 2 (0.54%) VPN
6 2 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.53%) MS Access
5 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.90%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.36%) Power BI
8 5 (1.36%) PowerPivot
8 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.82%) DB2
10 3 (0.82%) OLAP
10 3 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.63%) JIRA
3 4 (1.09%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.09%) Selenium
4 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.82%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
4 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.54%) MSI
5 2 (0.54%) NUnit
5 2 (0.54%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.54%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.27%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 92 (25.00%) Finance
2 38 (10.33%) Law
3 13 (3.53%) Retail
4 12 (3.26%) Advertising
4 12 (3.26%) Banking
4 12 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.72%) Marketing
6 7 (1.90%) Automotive
6 7 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.09%) Publishing
9 3 (0.82%) Billing
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (36.96%) Analyst
2 59 (16.03%) Service Analyst
3 57 (15.49%) Service Desk Analyst
4 55 (14.95%) Help Desk Analyst
5 35 (9.51%) Developer
6 25 (6.79%) Project Manager
6 25 (6.79%) Support Analyst
7 24 (6.52%) IT Analyst
8 21 (5.71%) Active Directory Analyst
8 21 (5.71%) Architect
8 21 (5.71%) Business Analyst
9 20 (5.43%) Citrix Support
10 19 (5.16%) Active Directory Support
10 19 (5.16%) Active Directory Support Analyst
10 19 (5.16%) Windows Support Analyst
11 18 (4.89%) Citrix Analyst
11 18 (4.89%) Citrix Support Analyst
11 18 (4.89%) Help Desk Support
11 18 (4.89%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 16 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.14%) .NET
2 24 (6.52%) SOAP
3 17 (4.62%) REST
4 14 (3.80%) XML
5 13 (3.53%) .NET Framework
5 13 (3.53%) COM
5 13 (3.53%) Web Services
6 11 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.99%) HTML
7 10 (2.72%) Middleware
8 8 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (2.17%) WCF
9 7 (1.90%) J2EE
10 6 (1.63%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.36%) HTML5
12 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.09%) jQuery
13 3 (0.82%) CSS
13 3 (0.82%) Silverlight
13 3 (0.82%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (10.87%) Blackberry
3 10 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.45%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.17%) NHS
6 7 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.63%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.09%) BYOD
8 4 (1.09%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.82%) EPoS
9 3 (0.82%) iSeries
9 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.82%) PMI
9 3 (0.82%) Statistics
9 3 (0.82%) User Experience
10 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 155 (42.12%) Windows
2 93 (25.27%) Windows 7
3 23 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 22 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.53%) Windows XP
6 10 (2.72%) Linux
6 10 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.36%) Solaris
7 5 (1.36%) Unix
7 5 (1.36%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.54%) zOS
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (18.21%) ITIL
2 62 (16.85%) Incident Management
3 54 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (11.96%) Document Management
5 39 (10.60%) CRM
6 37 (10.05%) Project Management
7 32 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (7.34%) Migration
9 26 (7.07%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.16%) Business Analysis
10 19 (5.16%) TDD
11 18 (4.89%) Data Modelling
12 16 (4.35%) SOA
13 15 (4.08%) SDLC
14 14 (3.80%) ERP
14 14 (3.80%) Reverse Engineering
14 14 (3.80%) Scrum
14 14 (3.80%) Software Engineering
15 13 (3.53%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.39%) SQL
2 31 (8.42%) C#
3 15 (4.08%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.53%) Java
5 11 (2.99%) VBA
6 7 (1.90%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.82%) X++
9 2 (0.54%) Perl
9 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.54%) VB
10 1 (0.27%) Ada
10 1 (0.27%) C
10 1 (0.27%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.43%) Degree
2 20 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.99%) ISEB
5 10 (2.72%) MCSE
6 9 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.17%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.63%) APMP
8 6 (1.63%) MCITP
9 5 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.09%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.82%) CISM
11 3 (0.82%) CISSP
11 3 (0.82%) MCP
11 3 (0.82%) MCSA
11 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.82%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.26%) SLA
2 11 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.72%) QA
4 2 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 108 (29.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.17%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.90%) XenApp
5 3 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.54%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.54%) vSphere
6 2 (0.54%) Xen
6 2 (0.54%) XenServer
7 1 (0.27%) NFS
7 1 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (4.89%) SCCM
2 5 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.09%) SCOM
4 3 (0.82%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.54%) Bacula
5 2 (0.54%) Opsview
5 2 (0.54%) Puppet
5 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 232 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 80 (21.74%) Citrix
3 22 (5.98%) VMware
4 21 (5.71%) Oracle
5 18 (4.89%) Cisco
6 17 (4.62%) HP
7 14 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (3.53%) SAP
9 10 (2.72%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.45%) Adobe
11 8 (2.17%) Google
11 8 (2.17%) IBM
11 8 (2.17%) Infor
12 7 (1.90%) JD Edwards
12 7 (1.90%) Lotus
13 6 (1.63%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.63%) NetSuite
13 6 (1.63%) Symantec
14 5 (1.36%) Remedy
14 5 (1.36%) Tableau
Essex
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £90.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £110 - £130 per day
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £18 - 20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £38 - 40 per hour
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
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