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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 135 188 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.89% 7.29% 7.97%
As % of the Applications category 56.96% 53.41% 53.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 88 130
Median daily rate £350 £333 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £533 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 55 39
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.11 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
237 352 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.34% 13.64% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 166 230
Median daily rate £300 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 96 76
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +13 51 £300 +14.94% 10
Hertfordshire -15 34 £375 +33.92% 28
Cambridgeshire 0 30 £400 +25.00% 17
Bedfordshire -18 10 £375 -3.22% 4
Suffolk -2 7 £375 -18.91% 6
Norfolk +6 3 £425 +41.54% 1
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 222 (67.48%) Microsoft
2 141 (42.86%) Windows
3 135 (41.03%) MS Office
4 99 (30.09%) Active Directory
5 67 (20.36%) SQL Server
6 65 (19.76%) Finance
7 60 (18.24%) Windows 7
8 57 (17.33%) Citrix
8 57 (17.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 53 (16.11%) SQL
10 47 (14.29%) ITIL
11 45 (13.68%) Project Management
12 41 (12.46%) Incident Management
13 40 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (11.25%) SharePoint
16 36 (10.94%) Oracle
16 36 (10.94%) Windows Server
17 33 (10.03%) CRM
18 31 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
18 31 (9.42%) Degree
19 28 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
19 28 (8.51%) Document Management
19 28 (8.51%) MS Project
19 28 (8.51%) SAP
20 27 (8.21%) Office 365
21 26 (7.90%) Windows 8
21 26 (7.90%) Security Cleared
22 24 (7.29%) Retail
22 24 (7.29%) Data Management

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 37 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (6.08%) MS Exchange
4 19 (5.78%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.43%) CMS
7 7 (2.13%) IIS
8 3 (0.91%) Apache
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.30%) DNN
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.30%) Moodle
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.30%) ThingWorx
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 135 (41.03%) MS Office
2 57 (17.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (8.51%) MS Project
4 21 (6.38%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.61%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.30%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.30%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.91%) assyst
4 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.91%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.91%) Summit
5 2 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.61%) Unica
6 1 (0.30%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.30%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.30%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.21%) Office 365
2 23 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.86%) Yammer
4 6 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.61%) GitHub
6 2 (0.61%) Slack
6 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) G Suite
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) iTunes
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.65%) Firewall
2 8 (2.43%) DNS
2 8 (2.43%) Internet
3 7 (2.13%) DHCP
4 6 (1.82%) LAN
5 5 (1.52%) VoIP
5 5 (1.52%) WAN
6 4 (1.22%) ATM
6 4 (1.22%) VPN
6 4 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.91%) SAN
8 2 (0.61%) Extranet
8 2 (0.61%) FTP
8 2 (0.61%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.61%) LDAP
8 2 (0.61%) Network Security
8 2 (0.61%) Wireless
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (20.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.65%) MS Access
4 10 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.13%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.82%) Essbase
7 6 (1.82%) OLAP
8 5 (1.52%) Data Mart
8 5 (1.52%) GIS
8 5 (1.52%) OLTP
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (1.22%) DB2
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.82%) JIRA
3 5 (1.52%) Selenium
4 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.91%) Xcode
6 2 (0.61%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.61%) JMeter
6 2 (0.61%) JUnit
6 2 (0.61%) Redmine
6 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.30%) MSI
7 1 (0.30%) MSTest
7 1 (0.30%) NUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 65 (19.76%) Finance
2 24 (7.29%) Retail
3 16 (4.86%) Advertising
4 13 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.65%) Automotive
5 12 (3.65%) Law
5 12 (3.65%) Marketing
6 11 (3.34%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.43%) Billing
7 8 (2.43%) Legal
8 4 (1.22%) Banking
9 3 (0.91%) Electronics
9 3 (0.91%) Front Office
9 3 (0.91%) Publishing
10 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.61%) French Language
10 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (36.78%) Analyst
2 46 (13.98%) Support Analyst
3 36 (10.94%) Help Desk Analyst
4 27 (8.21%) Developer
5 26 (7.90%) Help Desk Support
5 26 (7.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 25 (7.60%) Active Directory Analyst
6 25 (7.60%) Windows Support Analyst
7 24 (7.29%) Active Directory Support
7 24 (7.29%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 24 (7.29%) Citrix Analyst
7 24 (7.29%) Citrix Support
7 24 (7.29%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 24 (7.29%) Consultant
8 22 (6.69%) IT Analyst
8 22 (6.69%) Service Analyst
9 20 (6.08%) Administrator
10 19 (5.78%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (4.86%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.95%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.47%) .NET
2 16 (4.86%) COM
3 13 (3.95%) XML
4 10 (3.04%) Web Services
5 8 (2.43%) HTML
6 6 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.52%) CSS
7 5 (1.52%) J2EE
8 4 (1.22%) Ajax
8 4 (1.22%) JSON
9 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.91%) CSS3
9 3 (0.91%) jQuery
9 3 (0.91%) WCF
10 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.61%) Core Animation
10 2 (0.61%) Core Data
10 2 (0.61%) iOS SDK
10 2 (0.61%) iPhone SDK
10 2 (0.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.65%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.74%) e-Learning
4 9 (2.74%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.82%) CMDB
5 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.82%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.52%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.22%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.22%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.22%) NHS
7 4 (1.22%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.91%) FMCG
8 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.61%) iPhone
9 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 141 (42.86%) Windows
2 60 (18.24%) Windows 7
3 36 (10.94%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.90%) Windows 8
5 23 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.04%) Linux
8 8 (2.43%) Windows 10
9 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.52%) Unix
11 4 (1.22%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.30%) Android
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (14.29%) ITIL
2 45 (13.68%) Project Management
3 41 (12.46%) Incident Management
4 38 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (10.03%) CRM
6 31 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (8.51%) Document Management
8 24 (7.29%) Data Management
9 23 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (5.47%) Migration
11 17 (5.17%) Case Management
11 17 (5.17%) Data Analysis
12 16 (4.86%) Time Management
13 14 (4.26%) Configuration Management
14 13 (3.95%) Analytics
15 12 (3.65%) ERP
15 12 (3.65%) ITSM
15 12 (3.65%) PRINCE2
16 11 (3.34%) Change Management
16 11 (3.34%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.11%) SQL
2 15 (4.56%) VBA
3 14 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.95%) C#
5 12 (3.65%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.04%) C
7 9 (2.74%) Java
8 8 (2.43%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.43%) VB
9 6 (1.82%) C++
10 5 (1.52%) Python
11 4 (1.22%) COBOL
11 4 (1.22%) PHP
12 3 (0.91%) Perl
13 2 (0.61%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.61%) Delphi
13 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.61%) Ruby
13 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (9.42%) Degree
2 26 (7.90%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.04%) CISSP
4 10 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.43%) CCNA
5 8 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.43%) MOS
6 5 (1.52%) CISM
7 4 (1.22%) CISA
7 4 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) MCITP
7 4 (1.22%) MCSE
8 3 (0.91%) CCDA
8 3 (0.91%) CCNP
8 3 (0.91%) ISEB
8 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.91%) MCSA
8 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.74%) ISO 9000
2 7 (2.13%) SLA
3 6 (1.82%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.91%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 99 (30.09%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.43%) vSphere
4 7 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.52%) XenApp
6 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.61%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (5.47%) SCCM
2 8 (2.43%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.22%) SCOM
4 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.61%) Puppet
5 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.30%) Aspera SmartTrack
6 1 (0.30%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 222 (67.48%) Microsoft
2 57 (17.33%) Citrix
3 36 (10.94%) Oracle
4 28 (8.51%) SAP
5 24 (7.29%) VMware
6 21 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (5.17%) HP
7 17 (5.17%) Infor
8 14 (4.26%) Dell
9 10 (3.04%) CheckPoint
9 10 (3.04%) Cisco
10 9 (2.74%) Adobe
11 7 (2.13%) Teradata
12 6 (1.82%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.52%) Avaya
13 5 (1.52%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.52%) Remedy
14 4 (1.22%) IBM
15 3 (0.91%) NetApp
15 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
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